Multiply: Support for Numeracy


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Build your confidence with numbers!

Multiply: Support for Numeracy is a FREE fully-funded programme designed to elevate your numeracy skills and boost your confidence in dealing with mathematical challenges. Whether you’re looking to boost your number skills to progress at work or to help with daily tasks, Multiply could be the next step in unlocking your potential.

A Maths qualification could be the stepping stone you need to prepare you for the next stage in your career journey or give you the skills you need to make everyday life just that bit easier; from managing finances to helping your children with their homework, to practical everyday activities like shopping or planning a holiday.

You will learn online through our virtual learning platform on a Tuesday evening from 6.30-8.30pm.  Why Choose Multiply?

  • Fully Funded: Our courses are entirely FREE.
  • Real-Life Applications: We cover practical topics tailored to your everyday life from Christmas budgeting to workplace spreadsheet skills.
  • Engaging Sessions: Join experienced instructors in a relaxed and accessible learning environment.
  • Confidence Building: Multiply is not just about arithmetic; it's about building confidence and enhancing everyday skills.

Who Can Benefit?

  • Adults looking to enhance their mathematical proficiency
  • Parents aiming to support their children's studies
  • Individuals seeking to make more informed financial decisions

Multiply: Support for Numeracy is funded by the Highland Council as a programme to help transform the lives of adults across the UK, by improving their functional numeracy and is part of the UK Government Shared Prosperity Fund.

If you require support with your application or would like to find out more we have a drop-in summer club.

This drop-in club will run every Tuesday throughout the summer12pm to 2pm, within The Bothy, our student support venue on campus. Every week, it will provide structured wellbeing activities, gaming, arts and crafts and a social opportunity for students.



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Insights from recent studies content

Insights from recent studies

Recent studies have found that homeschooling during lockdown has highlighted how hard some adults find maths. In their recent poll, National Numeracy found that nearly a third of the 2000 adults struggled with basic problems and 29% would avoid doing maths.