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Hello and thank you for visiting Multiply in Essex.  


Delivered across Essex through a network of providers, Multiply offers free maths courses to residents aged 19 and above. Multiply is specifically aimed at adult learners who do not have a level 2 qualification in Maths (GCSE/O level) C or above.  The courses aim to help people improve number skills, gain a qualification, get into employment, and build confidence.  

Over the past year, Multiply has been helping residents: 

  • manage their money – bitesize sessions and longer courses to help people of all ages with cost-of-living concerns 
  • help children with schoolwork - learn about core skills and problems to help your children at school 
  • access employment and progress at work -  improve your CV and boost your confidence in the workplace 

Multiply in Essex is updating its web pages

After a successful and enriching year of making number skills approachable and relevant to Essex residents, we are bringing you even more exciting courses to improve your number skills.  

Your response to Multiply has inspired us to expand further. We are now working on launching brand new Multiply courses that will help residents and business alike. The new programme will focus on maths courses that will support local businesses and residents in understanding and utilising the benefits of maths in everyday life. We will continue our commitment to help our community upskill and improve. 

Stay in touch with us 

For latest updates on Multiply, please stay connected with us on our Facebook page and sign up to the Your Essex newsletter. We look forward to continuing our maths journeys and exploring new ones with you. 

Multiply – reflecting on the journey so far 

Our journey the past year has been remarkable and filled with heart-warming stories of successes among residents.  The programme’s success is reflected in our learners’ tangible accomplishments and the widespread impact it has generated.  

How Multiply in Essex is empowering adult learners 

Multiply is encouraging more adults to learn maths in a different way to how they were taught at school, and it is getting results. “We have never had such an increase in maths skills.”  - Read Debut Academy’s success story. 

Free Multiply courses help Essex residents learn about financial wellbeing 

A Multiply programme on financial wellbeing, delivered through Enable East, explores the important link between finances and wellbeing. Read about Multiply’s financial wellbeing course. 

Multiply project bringing maths learning sessions to prison 

Bespoke Multiply maths skills sessions are being delivered to prisoners at HMP Chelmsford

Hear from our learners

We teamed up with Active Essex to offer Multiply sessions at their summer Holiday and Food (HAF) clubs. 

In this video, you'll hear from learners and Multiply provider, Clarion, on the importance of boosting your maths skills.