Our Talking Numbers programme is made up of a wide range of interactive initiatives for use inside and outside of the classroom, developed in partnership with educational charities and teachers. It focuses on the practical everyday use of numbers, improving employability and equipping young people to make informed financial decisions.
Why numeracy? Research conducted on behalf of Nationwide revealed that teenagers are struggling to master everyday number skills, as fundamental as working out correct change or choosing the cheapest products in shops. By tackling poor numeracy, Nationwide is addressing the root cause of many poor financial decisions.
Here's a breakdown of Talking Numbers:
In addition, Nationwide Building Society is a founding partner of National Numeracy - a charity that aims to improve the numeracy of one million adults across the UK. Find out about their National Numeracy Challenge, a drive to improve the numeracy of adults throughout the UK.