Numeracy is an important skill that falls under the umbrella of literacy. Numeracy is the ability to understand and work with numbers. According to Statistics Canada, fifty-five percent of Canadians have inadequate numeracy skills.
Our technology rich environment and fast paced workplace make the ability to understand numbers, charts, graphs and digital information very important. A basic comprehension of math leads to a better quality of life. Numeracy is essential to becoming an informed
consumer, building a family budget, understanding how to take medication in the right dosage, and understanding workplace manuals.The Western Quebec Literacy Council provides tutoring to help students master basic math skills and help improve their everyday life. Contact us today if you would like some help or if you would like to become a volunteer.