Maths for All: Add skills, multiply confidence


A group of seven Hackney residents today celebrated their successful completion of Maths for All, a 9-week course at Peter Bedford Housing Association (PBHA). The course, funded by the Hackney Learning Trust, helps students build confidence and boost their employability. ‘Many of our students are very nervous about Maths when they first join the class. Their lack of skills holds them back when looking for work,’ says course teacher Francis Kisero. ‘Confidence with Maths opens up new opportunities and helps learners progress to employment.' Kim, course participant said: ‘I’ve learned a lot more with Francis than I ever learned at school.' ‘It wasn’t [...]