University of Bolton

University of Bolton

Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (Numeracy)

The course enhances existing knowledge of the field of numeracy and mathematics education by critical analysis of government policy in this area; students have the opportunity to share experiences and observations as basic skills practitioners and research, critique and analyse UK and international policy in numeracy and mathematics education; students also increase their knowledge of the historical development of numeracy provision and the impact of policy decisions on standards and achievement; the course gives the opportunity to debate and analyse cultural origins in order to establish what impact these have on achievement and enjoyment of numeracy and mathematics.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bolton Bolton BL3 5AB North West

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