​​​​“Numeracy is the ability to use mathematics effectively to meet the general demands of life at home, in paid work, and for participation in community and civic life.”    (Goos)​ 




Numerate students require mathematical knowledge, problem solving strategies, an ability to use a range of appropriate tools, and a willingness and confidence to engage with tasks. He/she can work both independently and in collaboration with others, and apply his/her mathematical knowledge in flexible and adaptable ways.