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NAPLAN testing numeracy skills was introduced in years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Curriculum Corporation (as cited in Westwood, 2006)
Date 2008
Numeracy: dependent on context of individual. It means different things to different people based on interests and lifestyle. Turner (as cited in Westwood, 2006)
Date 2007
Emergence of ‘multiple numeracies’, for example: community numeracy, critical numeracy, workplace numeracy, consumer maths and street maths. Steen (as cited in Westwood, 2006)
Date 2006
Numeracy: “…multifaceted and sophisticated construct, incorporating mathematics, communication, cultural, social, emotional and personal aspects of each individual in contexts.” Maguire and O’Donaghue (as cited in Westwood, 2006, p.5)
Date 2002
New Zealand:
To be numerate= The ability and disposition to use mathematics effectively. Minister of Education, NZ (as cited in Westwood, 2006)
Date 2001
Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT) (as cited in Westwood, 2006) voiced that literacy and numeracy are separate areas of learning.
Date 1999
To be numerate = Use mathematics effectively to meet the general demands of life. AAMT (as cited in Westwood, 2006)
Date 1998
United Kingdom: Numeracy = The ability to process, communicate and interpret numerical information in a variety of contexts.
Askew et.al (as cited in Westwood, 2006)
Date 1997
Interest in numeracy began amongst adults in the workplace. (Westwood, 2006)
Date 1990 - 1999
Cockcroft Report (as cited in Westwood, 2006)
To be numerate:
1. Having the confidence to us and apply numbers practically in everyday life.
2. Being able to interpret and understand information presented in mathematical terms.
Date 1982

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The changes in the definition of numeracy over time
Created by sale41 on Aug 26, 2013
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