MA9601

Improve your maths: join at any time

Alexander Centre, Tavistock

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone wanting to improve their maths. This can range from entry level all the way up to Level 2 qualifications. You can enrol at any time throughout the year and our tutors will tailor your learning exactly around your needs. This is a very flexible course, you will work at your own pace and you will be set your own goals. There will be lots of progression opportunities available to you along the way.

We encourage anyone to enrol who wants to improve their maths, whether that’s to help their children with their homework, to gain a qualification for further studies or just to brush up on their skills. This course will help you boost your employment opportunities and prepare you for further study.

Course content

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include numbers and their use in everyday life, working with data and creating graphs.

Our classes are small and welcoming, you will work with others and on your own. You will also be using a computer to do some research and other activities to enhance your study experience. We encourage you to regularly attend our classes and to spend some extra time on self-study at home.

Support and feedback

Our tutors are supportive and friendly, they work with our learning support assistants who are at hand to help you with any learning difficulties or disabilities. Your progress will be tracked, and you will be encouraged to take responsibility for your own learning. Using a tailored learning plan our tutors will provide you with feedback to help you achieve your learning goals.

Additional costs and requirements

We will supply you with all the text books you may need during your course. You will need to bring along an A4 file, writing materials and lined or squared paper to your first lesson. For some lessons you may also need a geometry set, including a ruler, protractor and compass.

To enrol on this course, you will first need to meet with one of our friendly Learning Support Coordinators. Through a skills check they will make sure that this is the right course for you. To make an appointment with our team please contact your local Learn Devon centre.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

To achieve your learning goals, we will encourage you to do weekly homework. This will help you practise and enhance your progression.

About the tutor

Robert Atwill joined Learn Devon in June 2019 and teaches the improve your Maths, GCSE and fast track Maths courses from the Alexander Centre in Tavistock. He graduated from the University of Plymouth with a Batchelor of Education degree in 2003 and completed his Master of Education degree from the Open University in 2010. Since gaining Qualified Teacher Status, Robert worked in primary education for ten years, specialising in Maths and ICT. He left ‘formal’ teaching in 2013 to become a private tutor, working with learners of all ages – concentrating mostly on the 11+ exam and GCSE study. Since 2016 he has also worked with the Oasis Project in Plymouth delivering functional skills Maths qualifications from Entry 1 to Level 2 to adults.

DayMonday
Start date17 Feb 2020
End date20 Jul 2020
Start time10:00
End time12:00
CostFree
Concessions not available
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