Mathematics support sessions for second-level students


  • Máire Donlon Dublin City University
  • Eabhnat Ní Fhloinn Dublin City University



Mathematics Learning Support


This paper reports on a free drop-in mathematics support service offered to secondary school students by Dublin City University. Pre-service mathematics teachers volunteered as tutors in the scheme, which was available to students from 1st – 6th year. Both students and tutors were surveyed to ascertain the benefits of the scheme to all parties involved.

Author Biographies

Máire Donlon, Dublin City University

School of Mathematical Sciences; Student

Eabhnat Ní Fhloinn, Dublin City University

School of Mathematical Sciences; Lecturer and Director of Maths Learning Centre


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