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DYW Live National Numeracy Day

DYW Live National Numeracy Day

Feel good about numbers

National Numeracy Day takes place on 18th May and aims to encourage everyone to become more confident in using numbers in every aspect of life. Join us HERE for sessions throughout the day to hear from inspirational people that work with maths and numbers every day, to learn why maths matters and how to improve your skills.

The National Numeracy Day sessions are now finished and their recordings can be found below. If you want more Numeracy and Money sessions then please check out the following DYW Live courses:

Barclays LifeSkills

View recordings of National Numeracy Day sessions here:

Kate Forbes

Kate Forbes, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy, will share her own experience of learning numeracy skills and how she uses them every day to manage Scotland’s £34 billion budget, as well as highlighting some of the other great career opportunities where numeracy is important.

Brown Shipley – Wealth Management

Sandra Dailidyte, Director - Client Advisor talks about her career in wealth management and the journey that brought her there.

Money and Me

This session explores our digital information in partnership with the Money and Pension Service Youth Checkpoints Programme. Topics will include banking, interest, loans, credit and debt as well as practical skills to manage your money.

Inspiration from the Financial Sector

Financial services is more than just banks (and banks have changed hugely), but what jobs do people actually DO in financial services, what skills do they need, and could it be the job for you? In this workshop we'll hear from two speakers from the financial sector on how they got there and why they love what they do.

Sustainability Sprint – Maths and Numeracy

Learn how numeracy skills crop up in the most unlikely places. Design your own sustainable garden using a scale drawing.

Sustainable Gardens Tasks

‘Big Data’ with Dr Sophie Carr

Dr Carr tells us a bit about data analytics and data science and how the company she formed helps organisations like food banks and the housing sector by using maths and statistics.

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