Project ID - TIS000626
Addressing Underachievement in Numeracy - to raise the achievement levels of mainstream pupils.

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Project offered at

Knockloughrim Primary School
BT45 8QT


Simon Finlay

Student Skills

Enjoyment of working with children and good GCSE or A'level maths grade.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Pupils will have increased confidence and self-esteem in numeracy. Pupils end of year numeracy test results will improve and scores will be more in line with cognitive ability.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Work based experience. Experience and skills in team work (i.e. working with other teachers/classroom assistants) Ability to plan for different needs.

Extra Information

Practical maths support with small groups. Times flexible where possible to meet willing university students timetable needs.

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