On 25 June 2015, the British Academy launched its
report ‘Count Us In: Quantitative skills for a new generation’
at the House of Lords.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 26 (Summer 2015).
‘Count Us In: Quantitative skills for a new generation’ calls for a cultural change across all phases of education and employment, together with a concerted, continuous national effort led by government. The findings and recommendations in ‘Count Us In’ are supported by evidence outlined in ‘State of the Nation’, a complementary report commissioned by the British Academy, from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
In his address to the Annual General Meeting on
16 July 2015, Lord Stern of Brentford presented the
case for continued investment in the humanities and
social sciences. This article is an edited version of that