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Category Archives: North West & North Wales

sigma NW & NW tutor training – 16 December 2014

A free training day is being held on 16 December 2014 at Lancaster 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 tutorsContinue Reading

Meeting the mathematics needs of pharmacy students – 19 November 2014

The sigma North West and North Wales Hub, the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society are arranging an event Meeting the mathematics needs of pharmacy students at Liverpool John Moores University on Wednesday 19 November, starting at 10am.The aims of the day are : To acquaint the maths support community of the needs of pharmacy studentsContinue Reading

Creating and maintaining a social media presence – 20 June 2014

Twelve people from six HEIs attended the sigma North West and North Wales Hub event Creating and maintaining a social media presence at Liverpool John Moores University on Friday 20 June.  Appropriately the event had a hashtag #ljmutwt. Alex Spiers, @alexgspiers, Learning Technology Developer, LJMU, opened proceedings with Getting to grips with the technology helping participants, many of themContinue Reading

Creating and maintaining a social media presence – 20 June 2014

The sigma North West and North Wales Hub is holding an event, Creating and maintaining a social media presence at Liverpool John Moores University on Friday 20 June, starting at 10am. In the morning LJMU’s Alex Spiers will give an introduction to Twitter &c. This is something he does on HEA training courses so he is in aContinue Reading

sigma North West and North Wales “Get to know and learn from each other” afternoon – 11 April 2014

Regrettably, this event has been cancelled as so few people signed up to attend.  I have had suggestions of alternative topics and formats so I expect to arrange a different, and hopefully more attractive, version of this event in the near future. Leslie Fletcher 10 April 2014 The meeting is at Manchester University; this isContinue Reading

Call for presentations/workshops – supporting students to develop statistics skills

The sigma Northwest North Wales regional maths support hub is organising a day of workshops and presentations on ways in which we can effectively support the development of students statistics skills on Friday 18th January 2013 at the University of Liverpool. We are interested in work that supports statistics based subjects  directly as well subjectsContinue Reading

North West & North Wales News Section

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