Project ID - TIS000837
Student Tutor Subject Assistant - to assist the class teacher (within your subject area) with the teaching and learning in the classroom; - to work alongside targeted pupils to improve learning; - to raise pupil achievements; - to inspire young people to aim to go on to higher education.

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Project offered at

St Mary's College
BT48 0AN


Yvonne Connolly

Student Skills

"Open to all students with an interest in working in a school setting. Students with a background in one or more of the following subject areas: English, Maths, Science, Computing, Technology & Design, History, Geography, Home Economics, Health and Social Care, Physical Education, Music, Drama, Sports. Students who have an extra-curricular skill which could be developed with the pupils"

Expected Pupil Outcomes

"Pupils will have the added support of the student tutor to support their learning. Pupils will achieve personal targets. Pupils will improve literacy/ numeracy/ICT skills."

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

"Will have the opportunity to share his/her knowledge/skills with pupils in a classroom setting. The programme will provide a placement opportunity for a student tutor wishing to consider a career in teaching. Will provide an opportunity for a student tutor to work with young people. Student will act as a role model for higher education."

Extra Information

Students will be placed in a class in relation to their appropriate skill-set, i.e. History student in History class, etc...

About tutoring in schools

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.

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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.

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Benefits of the scheme

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.

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