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New Tutor Training at Leeds

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Will your maths support centre be employing new tutors this year? For example, postgrad students or academic staff who are new to the practice of maths and statistics support in HE?

The sigma Network is offering a FREE one-day training workshop for new maths and statistics support tutors on Monday 24th September 2018, at the University of Leeds.

10.00   Arrive. Coffee. Introductions, aims of the day
10.30   What is maths support, why is it needed, how does it differ from traditional teaching?
11.30   Problem solving, simulation and role play
12.30   Lunch
13.30   Principles of maths support. Dos and Don’ts
14.00   The special case of Statistics Support
14.30   Dealing with challenging situations. Experiences from the shop floor.
15.30   Resources for maths support.
16.00   Reflection. Q&A. Professional development and the sigma Network.
16.30   Depart.

This training day is generously hosted by the University of Leeds Skills@Library, and will be delivered by David Bowers, Chair of the sigma Network. Anyone interested in attending, please contact Graham Weston  noting any special dietary or access requirements.


September 24
10:00 am - 4:30 pm


University of Leeds