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Category Archives: Midlands

sigma Midlands Tutor Training – 29 January 2015

A free training day hosted by the sigma Midlands hub is being held on 29th January 2015 at Coventry University for tutors who work in mathematics and statistics support centres or who otherwise support students to enhance their mathematical skills from 10:30 – 16:00. The course will be delivered by members of sigma, based around the sigma guide “Tutoring in a Mathematics Support Centre“. The training isContinue Reading

sigma Midlands Tutor Training Workshop – 16 December 2014

A free training day is being held on 16 December 2014 at Coventry University for tutors who work in mathematics and statistics support centres or who otherwise support students to enhance their mathematical skills. The course will be delivered by members of sigma, based around the sigma guide “Tutoring in a Mathematics Support Centre“. The training is ideal for tutors new to mathematics and statisticsContinue Reading

sigma Statistics Training – 2 & 3 December

The Midlands regional hub of sigma is running a free training event at the University of Northampton on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2014 which is aimed at tutors who would like to improve their statistics knowledge for working within a Maths Support Centre setting. The sessions will be delivered by statistics support practitioners from the sigma network. The session on day 1Continue Reading

Maths support: Who needs it and why – 27 June 2014

The sigma Midlands Hub held an event, Maths support – Who needs it and why at The University of Wolverhampton, Walsall campus on Friday 27 June, starting at 10:30am. This event was aimed at those who have liaised with academics based in the subjects whose students use maths support. Participants shared their experiences and the impact thisContinue Reading

Maths support – Who needs it and why (and what that means for our centres) – 27 June 2014

The sigma Midlands Hub is holding an event, Maths support – Who needs it and why at The University of Wolverhampton, Walsall campus on Friday 27 June, starting at 10:30am. If you have liaised with academics based in the subjects whose students use maths support, we would like you to share your experiences and anyContinue Reading

sigma Statistics advisory meeting:Improving the support we give to students and each other – 9 April 2014

Place: Birmingham City University, Perry Barr, Birmingham Registration: 10:15 – 10:45am                        End Time: 3:15pm This event is aimed at anyone who provides statistics advice/support to undergraduate or postgraduate students, who wishes to share their experience, who would also like to hear how others carry out a similar role and who is interested in how we canContinue Reading

“A resource in a day” – Mathematics Support Resources Workshop – 18 September 2013

The Midlands Hub of the sigma Network at Loughborough University held a one-day resource development workshop on Wednesday 18th September 2013 from 10am to 4.30pm. The aim of this event was  to facilitate the production of new text based resources, for example Quick Reference (two A4 sides) or Facts & Formulae leaflets.  Attendees were invitedContinue Reading

Comprehending Mathematical Proofs – 24 July 2013

Supporting the specialist mathematician:  A one-day event Comprehending Mathematical Proofs was held on Wednesday 24th July 2013  in the Mathematics Education Centre at Loughborough University. Speakers  included Lara Alcock (Loughborough), Matthew Inglis (Loughborough), Juan Pablo Mejia-Ramos (Rutgers) and Keith Weber (Rutgers). The event was of interest to those who teach proof-based undergraduate mathematics, and othersContinue Reading

Midlands News Section

This is the area where you will find news, events & updates for the Midlands SIGMA hub. You can check back for details, or sign up to our JISCMail list. Contact details for this hub can be found here.