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Government recruits 'maths champions' for the workplace

The government is trying to improve maths skills across England by recruiting thousands of "maths champions" to teach classes in the workplace.

Figures show that almost half the working population of England have only primary school maths skills, the level expected of an 11-year-old.

Tim Muffett reports.

Gain confidence in practical, common-sense maths for adults at BBC Skillwise

  • 06 Mar
  • From the section UK
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