The Irish Mathematics Support Network; its Origins and Progression


  • Ciarán Mac an Bhaird Department of Mathematics & Statistics, National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • Olivia Gill Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Limerick
  • Kevin Jennings School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, National University of Ireland Galway
  • Eabhnat Ní Fhloinn School of Mathematical Sciences, Dublin City University
  • Ciarán O’Sullivan School of Engineering, Institute of Technology Tallaght


Mathematics Learning Support, collaboration, research, effectiveness.


In this paper we will present an overview of the establishment and subsequent development of the Irish Mathematics Support Network. We will briefly mention the reasons behind the foundation of the network and we will expand upon the aims and outcomes of our activities and projects in detail. We will discuss our activities in terms of our main goals; meeting the challenge of providing support for the wide range of students studying mathematics at third level and providing suitable and shared resources to help the consolidation and expansion of mathematics support services on a wide basis nationally.






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