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"Empower people through numeracy"

Many European citizens lack the necessary numeracy competencies to participate autonomously and effectively in our technologized and number-drenched society (OECD, UNESCO, EU)

"Numeracy is the ability of an individual to cope independently and adequately in situations in which numbers, tables, information graphics, and other numerical information play a role"

Hoogland & Meeder (2007)

21st century numeracy skills

Why focus on adults' numeracy competence?

CENF: a Common European Numeracy Framework