The Role of a Full-time Mathematics Support Tutor


  • Peter Mulligan Maynooth University
  • Ciarán Mac an Bhaird Maynooth University



Tutor, Full-time, Mathematics Support


In September 2016, Maynooth University appointed a Mathematics Support Centre (MSC) University Tutor on a three year contract, a unique position on the island of Ireland. In this paper, we briefly explore the important role of MSCs and their tutors. We describe the University Tutor’s activities for the 2016-17 academic year and we discuss the benefits of establishing such a position. We also advocate for the establishment of more contract positions.   


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