Numeracy involves using mathematical ideas effectively to participate in daily life and make sense of the world. It incorporates the use of numerical, spatial, graphical, statistical and algebraic concepts and skills in a variety of contexts and involves the critical evaluation, interpretation, application and communication of mathematical information in a range of practical situations.

Numeracy is incorporated in the NSW Syllabuses for the Australian curriculum as a general capability alongside other key learning areas across the curriculum areas.

A series of evidence-based resources are available to support teachers to effectively teach numeracy in the classroom, including:


  • Teaching and learning

Business Unit:

  • Educational Standards
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