MA Narrative Environments

Numberfit Role Models Projects

an apple computer screen showing six individuals in circular frames on a coloured background

MA Narrative Environments students produced a series of six fascinating proposals for Numberfit, a social enterprise that helps teachers and parents deliver novel mathematics activities with movement and mindfulness, to benefit every child.

Numberfit invited inspirational individuals working in STEM professions to act as ‘role models’ in order to challenge dominant white, male stereotypes of mathematicians. The students created three ways to introduce the ‘role models’ and show school aged children some of the career challenges they had overcome.

Each design team made a website portrait, an interactive object for the children to handle and role-play game to enable the children to play out ways of overcoming some of the barriers faced by the role models. The overarching aim was to inspire kids so see maths as part of their future.

Click on the titles below to meet the Numberfit Role Models and see the design outcomes created by the MA Narrative Environments team.