how to set up a mathematics and statistics support provison (**sigma** Guide)

The purpose of this booklet is to act as a guide for those interested in setting up or enhancing a mathematics and/or statistics support provision for students (not necessarily students of mathematics or statistics) in addition to their regular programme.

Setting up a Maths Support Centre (HESTEM Guide)

In this guide, a summary of the arguments about why mathematics support is necessary is presented. A series of case studies is presented which show how mathematics support operates in a range of institutions and at a variety of scales.

Good Practice in the Provision of Mathematics Support Centres (LTSN Guide)

The second edition of a guide for those interested in establishing and developing Mathematics Support Centres in institutes of higher education. The guide distils the findings of the LTSN funded teaching and learning projectEvaluating and Enhancing the Effectiveness of Mathematics Support Centres.

**sigma** funding initiative – new centre/centre enhancement **Briefing 17 January 2014 ** –** Resources**

These resources which may be of use to anyone considering setting up a new mathematics and/or statistics support centre include the agenda, an introduction toand an introduction to thesigma, reflections on setting up asigmasupported centre, advice on writng a good applicationsigmaNetwork.

Case studies from institutions where **sigma** funding supported the establishment of new mathematics support centres and enhanced mathematics support may also be useful.