Key reports resources
Responding to the Mathematics Problem : The Implementation of Institutional Support Mechanisms
This volume arose from a conference, Addressing the Quantitative Skills Gap: Establishing and Sustaining Cross-Curricular Mathematical Support in Higher Education, held at the University of St Andrews in 2007. The aim of that conference, and of this volume of collected essays, is to explore the logistics and economics of establishing and sustaining institution-wide mathematics support provision. We explore a range models for delivering mathematical support accommodating an even wider range of budgets. Additionally, we identify how universities can call upon their maths support provision to demonstrate that they are addressing institutional agendas including quality enhancement, employability and skills, the first year experience, flexible delivery, retention, and the student learning experience. Looking to the future we note how mathematics support has broadened from its original focus on the STEM subjects and discuss how emerging technologies are being exploited for its provision.
HE Mathematics Curriculum Summit
The HE Mathematics Curriculum Summit on 12 January 2011 brought together representatives of half of the mathematical sciences departments in England and Wales and the professional bodies for a day of debate and discussion on the state of HE mathematics course design and delivery. This report gives summaries of the debate, talks and discussions as well as a series of recommendations of current priorities for curriculum development in mathematical sciences. This report was edited by Peter Rowlett. This report is not made available under a Creative Commons licence but is freely available to UK universities for non-commerical educational use but is freely available to UK universities for non-commerical educational use.