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# Numeracy

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Maths Week puzzles: The Answers
Each morning this week we’ve been tickling your brains with numerical teasers – here are the answers you’ve been waiting for.
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Maths Week: Friday's puzzle of the day
We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.
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Maths Week: Wednesday's puzzle of the day
We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.
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Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day
We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.
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'Fear of maths' affecting careers and the economy
Director of Maths Week says numeracy skills are vital – and not just for jobs.
# Awareness Week
Literacy difficulties lead to 5 per cent reduction in earnings
A new ESRI study has examined the workplace experiences of people with literacy and numeracy difficulties.
# Training
Calls made to prioritise training for unemployed with literacy, numeracy difficulties
New research, published today, shows training schemes for individuals with literacy problems are even more beneficial than the average.
Voices
Column: We’re all being misled. Why? Because we don’t understand numbers
Misunderstandings and lazy reporting of statistics can lead to everything from wrongful convictions to tragic deaths, writes David Robert Grimes.
# Junior Cert
Junior Cert cut to eight subjects under new government plan
Students will be limited to eight exam subjects so that they have more time to devote to literacy and numeracy skills.