This is a key text for all students who need to pass the Teacher Training Agency (TTA) Numeracy Test to gain Qualified Teacher Status. The book has been awarded the kitemark of approval by the TTA. Schools now have to cope with a great deal of numerical information. Some of this is for day-to-day planning and monitoring and some for strategic management and evaluation. Because of these additional demands, teachers in training are now required to demonstrate their skills and knowledge of basic arithmetic and statistics before they can be awarded Qualified Teacher Status. This book aims to help student teachers revise their numeracy and acquire the necessary skills. It should also be useful for newly qualified and established teachers.
Heather Cooke is a lecturer with the Open University for mathematics.