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Does numeracy = mathematics?

Author(s): 
Andy Begg

In recent years, a number of countries including New Zealand have initiated numeracy projects to enhance the learning and teaching of mathematics. These initiatives are to be applauded as they provide mathematics education with a focus for the professional development of teachers that has political and community support, and there is no doubt that with little time available for mathematics education in preservice teacher education, such development opportunities are desirable.

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