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    mathematics and statistics support

New Tutor Training in Manchester – 13 September 2019

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 Friday 13th September 2019, at the University of Manchester.

11.00   Arrive. Coffee. Introductions, aims of the day
11.30   What is maths support, why do we need it?
12.00   Problem solving – simulation and role play
12.45   The Dos and Don’ts of maths support
13.00   Lunch
14.00   Statistics Support – how is it different?
14.30   Individual differences and needs
14.45   Scenarios you might encounter.
15.30   Resources available for maths support centres.
15.45   Final Q&A. Reflection
16.00   End

This training day is generously hosted by the University of Manchester, Alan Gilbert Learning Commons.  Anyone interested in attending, please contact Adam Scott  (email: )  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