The 6th Annual Irish Workshop on Maths Learning Support Centres

The 6th Annual Irish Workshop on Mathematics Learning and Support Centres

Date: Friday 16th December, 2011

Location:?UCD

Conference Theme

‘Not Reinventing the Wheel – Research and Collaboration between Institutions’.
The aim of the conference was to review the various maths supports available in Ireland, and decide on how best to move the community and the network forward through collaboration, including sharing of resources, ideas and initiatives as well as developing resources and joint research proposals.

The various outcomes and presentations given at the conference and some photos are available here.

Conference Programme

Time Event
10-10:25 Coffee and Registration
10:25-10:30 Welcoming Address
10:30-11:30 Developing and enhancing mathematics support networks, Professor Tony Croft, Loughborough University and director of sigma.
11.30-11.45 Coffee Break
11.45-12.45 Supporting a network of mathematics support services: ?reflections from sigma-sw, Dr. Jane White, University of Bath and committee member of sigma-south west, a regional hub for sigma in the UK.
12.45-1.15 Presentations from contributors
1.15-2.00 Lunch
2.00-2.30 IMLSN Committee Presentation
2.30-3.30 Panel Discussion: Where does our network go from here?
3.30-4.00 Annual General Meeting of IMLSN

Thanks to the generosity of the All-Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE), the National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics, Science Teaching and Learning (NCE-MSTL), the National Digital Learning Resources (NDLR), the Irish Mathematics Society (IMS), and the UCD School of Mathematical Sciencethere was no charge for attendance/participation and lunch was be provided.

Kind Regards,

The IMLSN committee and conference organisers.