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Passing the Numeracy Skills Test

Passing the Numeracy Skills Test

Fifth Edition

February 2018 | 96 pages | SAGE AdvantEDGE
All trainee teachers working towards Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) must pass a computerised numeracy skills test. The test is designed to ensure they have a sound grasp of numeracy skills such as mental arithmetic and interpreting statistics and can apply these in practice. This book outlines all of the test requirements and explains the essential subject knowledge candidates will need.

This revised fifth edition is updated throughout and now includes a full practice test. Written by one of the authors of the skills tests, from the Alphaplus Consultancy, this text is an accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive practice tool for the numeracy skills test.

This book helps the reader:

- familiarise themselves with the skills and knowledge to be tested

- fully understand the format and structure of the numeracy skills test

- know what to expect on the day of the test

Mark Patmore was until recently a senior lecturer in mathematical education in the Department of Education at Nottingham Trent University. He is an Associate of the AlphaPlus Consultancy and has written for the QTS Numeracy Skills Test. 

Key knowledge
Mental arithmetic
Using and applying general arithmetic
Interpreting and using statistical information
Practice mental arithmetic and on-screen tests
Answers and key points
Further reading

Mark Patmore

Mark Patmore is a former senior lecturer in mathematical education in the School of Education at Nottingham Trent University and currently an associate lecturer at the University of Derby. He has also worked in teacher education with Bishop Grosseteste University and with training providers and provided subject knowledge courses for intending teachers of mathematics. More About Author

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ISBN: 9789352806027