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Author Archives: Moira Petrie

Save the date(s): How to Use Social Media to Reach Your Students workshop

Effective use of social media is a key way to access your students.  Building on the 2015 summer student intern project at the University of Bath, sigma is organising two workshops on how to use social media to attract students to your provision.  These workshops will be held at the University of Greenwich on TuesdayContinue Reading

sigma SE Tutor Training – Monday 7 September 2015

Place: Kings College, London Date: Monday 7th September 2015 Start time: 10:45 End Time: 15:30 The South East hub will be running a free sigma Network Tutor Training event for mathematics and statistics support centres in the hub, and nearby regions, who wish to access sigma training for their tutors. It will be held atContinue Reading

CETL-MSOR Conference 2013 – 10/11 September 2013

The keynote speakers at the CETL-MSOR Conference held at Coventry University on 10th and 11th September were Dr Chris Sangwin School of Mathematics University of Birmingham, Professor Jeff Griffiths Professor of Operational Research, Cardiff University and David Youdan IMA, There was also be a plenary session presented by students currently completing internships at  4 universities.Continue Reading

CETL-MSOR 2013 Call for Abstracts

You can still submit abstracts for the CETL-MSOR 2013 Next Steps Conference to be held at Coventry University on 10th to 11th September.  Choose from a 20 minute presentation, 60 or 90 minute workshop or a poster.  Abstracts should be submitted by Monday 17th June.  See here for further details  

CETL-MSOR Conference 2013 – Call for Abstracts

CETL-MSOR Conference 2013- Next Steps will take place from Tuesday 10th to Wednesday 11th September 2013 at Coventry University. The aim of this conference is to promote, explore and disseminate emerging good practice and research findings in Mathematics and Statistics support, teaching, learning and assessment. It will explore ways in which learning and teaching inContinue Reading

Publication of evaluation of mathematics support centres – a review of the literature

The report from the sigma funded project to complete a ltierature review to examine how maths support centres have been evaluated and reported in published papers has now been published.  This was completed by Janette Mathews, Loughborough University working with Duncan Lawson, Coventry, and Tony Croft, Loughborough.  The report can be accessed here Hard copiesContinue Reading