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    mathematics and statistics support

New Tutor Training at Leeds – 24th September 2018

Will your maths support centre be employing new tutors in the coming year? For example, postgrad students or academic staff who are new to the practice of mathematics 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.

For those working towards HEA Fellowship, engagement with this event and reflection on the implications for your professional practice can help provide evidence towards the following dimensions of the UKPSF:  A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, K2, K3, K4, V1, V2, V3, V4