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Registered students of the Ulster University can Apply Now for this project.
Our Lady of Lourdes High School
Any discipline really, as long as the person has a good enough standard of Maths (this is GCSE level) and can take time to understand where pupils are going wrong and can help them to improve.
Pupils will have an enhanced learning experience with a new tutor, someone who can connect with them and help them pass this essential subject, so that they can progress with their chosen career path.
Student tutors will see first hand the barriers that prevent Year 12 pupils from passing their Maths GCSE, they will gain an understanding of how different pupils learn in different ways, they will experience the sense of personal satisfaction that comes from helping pupils pass their GCSE Maths, especially those pupils who lack self belief. Maths is such a crucial subject to progression along a chosen career path that to help pupils gain a pass grade could genuinely change their life aspirations.
In this particular Year group there are a significant number of mixed ability pupils who are finding their Maths difficult. They are achieving D or E grade at the moment, but with help could definitely pass. Often in Maths a new tutor or person can explain topics in such a way that they can 'click' with pupils. Younger tutors such as University students could really help in this way.
Tutoring in Schools is a programme that places Ulster University student tutors in a primary, secondary or special school.
The programme is open to all Ulster students who wish to enhance their student experience and strengthen their skillsets.Learn More
The Tutoring in Schools Programme places Ulster University students in targeted primary, secondary or special needs schools. Participation from Regional Colleges is also welcome.
It provides schools with a student to work alongside teachers on any school-based project you propose.
This year’s projects are now available. If required, further details can be obtained from the Tutoring in Schools co-ordinator, please email email@example.com.
You can also view all projects by clicking the link below.
The benefits of the Tutoring in Schools programme are widely recognised by all participating parties.
It encourages positive interaction between University student tutors and school pupils where the former can act as positive role models and ambassadors.