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Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy 2013 (Numeracy)

DescriptionThe results of the 2013 Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy (SSLN) which focused on numeracy.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateApril 30, 2014


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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

ISBN 978 1 78412 441 0
ISSN 1479 7569
DPPAS 26966

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Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy 2013 (Numeracy)

Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 What is the SSLN?
1.2 Survey components
1.3 Reporting SSLN results

Chapter 2: Assessment of numeracy
2.1 Overall distribution
2.2 Attainment by gender
2.3 Attainment by deprivation
2.4 Attainment by numeracy organiser and type of task
2.5 Mental maths

Chapter 3: Numeracy attainment over time
3.1 Methodology
3.2 Overall distribution
3.3 Attainment by gender
3.4 Attainment by deprivation
3.5 Attainment by numeracy organiser

Chapter 4: Pupil questionnaire
4.1 Activities in school
4.2 Attitudes to learning and numeracy
4.3 Activities outwith school
4.4 Links between attitudes and attainment

Chapter 5: Teacher Questionnaire
5.1 Classroom activities and resources
5.2 Teaching numeracy across the Curriculum
5.3 Aspects of Curriculum for Excellence
5.4 Professional Development

Chapter 6: Background notes

An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland