The Irish Mathematics Support Network; its Origins and Progression

Ciarán Mac an Bhaird, Olivia Gill, Kevin Jennings, Eabhnat Ní Fhloinn, Ciarán O’Sullivan


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.


Mathematics Learning Support; collaboration; research; effectiveness.

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