(1) In those days, we were still turning out literate, numerate children - but my aim was to give them a love of learning, too!(2) We now have schools where barely literate and scarcely numerate children are being processed through exams so they can join the ranks of media studies and leisure management and sports development undergraduates.(3) By 10 they should be literate, both in spelling and grammar and numerate to all four disciplines of maths - addition, subtraction, division and multiplication.(4) But there is a minimal number of skills and basic knowledge that make a person numerate .(5) You will not find a vice-chancellor who expresses other than contempt for the Conservatives' opposition to top-up fees, nor a numerate politician or sensible policy expert who disagrees with the basic principle.(6) He says he gets his gregariousness from his father, an affluent farmer who left Cornwall to take over Bardon's Victorian quarry in 1949, and his toughness and business sense - he is highly numerate - from his mother.(7) It's true that if you only sample your cat, you can get 100% in favour or against, but most numerate people know this, and they know about sampling errors.(8) I simply don't remember not being literate and numerate , just like I cannot remember not being able to ride a horse, but I suppose that I must have been taught by my parents, who were stickers for some of the oddest traditions.(9) The problem - according to the programme's presenter, Economist journalist Frances Cairncross - is that they're all arts graduates, meaning they're not numerate enough.(10) Unless these children become literate and numerate their job prospects will be extremely limited, and a substantial proportion risk ending up either as unemployed or involved in crime, or both.(11) Ninety-five per cent of members in our NOP survey said the main priority for the Government should be to ensure that all young people leave school literate and numerate .(12) We're one of the most literate and more numerate professions and we're highly adaptable.(13) Public schooling confers such externalities; the public as well as individual students and parents benefit when its citizens are literate and numerate , and when they understand the benefits of democracy.(14) ├ö├ç├┐We should make it part of each prison sentence that each inmate must become demonstrably literate and numerate before they can leave prison,├ö├ç├û he said.(15) In particular, businesses expect pupils leaving school to be literate and numerate .(16) There are people with severe literacy problems who cannot find work, people dependent on alcohol and drugs, people unable to manage their ordinary lives or to ensure that their children become literate, numerate or even ambitious.