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Success! Passing the Numeracy Skills Test for Teachers

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Success! Passing the Numeracy Skills Test for Teachers

AUTHOR : Edited by Jenny Lawson By Trish Kreft

ISBN : 9781911106876

Publication : Feb 28, 2017

Extent : 192 pgs

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Publication : Feb 28, 2017

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An ESSENTIAL book for anyone who wants to pass the Numeracy Skills Test for Teachers. You must pass this test before starting your course, and this up to date text tells you exactly what to expect and how to prepare for the latest version of the test. There is an emphasis on support and clear guidance throughout, along with plenty of practice material, so you can face the test with confidence and succeed in your application. It provides:

  • a guide to the variety of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) provision and routes into teaching
  • a preparation timeline
  • comprehensive coverage of the numeracy test
  • an audit of your strengths and areas for improvement in numeracy
  • example questions and answers, highlighting common errors, providing top tips for success, with theories and methods fully explained
  • full practice papers plus test-taking and revision strategies
  • discrete topics enable focused learning, with explanations and hundreds of examples
  • larger format pages for ease of use and more memorable learning.



Part one: Preparation and planning

Part two: The Professional Skills Tests

Part three (previously part four): Numeracy skills

3.1 Number

3.2 Measure

3.3 Statistics

3.4 Presentation of data

3.5 Algebra

3.6 numeracy practice papers


Answers to numeracy practice questions

Answers to numeracy practice papers

Show me: solutions to numeracy practice questions

Show me: solutions to numeracy practice papers

Numeracy glossary

Abbreviations and acronyms



As a long-standing member of the AlphaPlus Consultancy, Jenny Lawson has devised many online tests for trainee teachers. Alongside her teaching and examining career, she has authored, and been the series editor for, numerous texts for ICT and mathematics from KeyStage 1 through to A Level and GNVQs. Now retired from full time teaching, Jenny focuses on her own writing and also offers mentoring for writers wanting to be published.

Trish Kreft has over 35 years’ experience of teaching and managing mathematics and teacher education in a variety of settings, including schools, further education, adult and community learning and university.  Since 2006, Trish has been running her own training company as well as working as an independent consultant in mathematics teacher education, guidance and quality assurance.

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