Mathematics and Science Development and Support

This programme performs the following functions or duties:

  • Supporting student learning in mathematics
  • Developing appropriate teaching and learning materials to enhance student learning
  • Developing open education resource (OER) mathematics learning material
  • Undertaking research on mathematics teaching
  • Performing administrative functions

Mathematics support assists students with study skills in the learning of mathematics.

This encompasses:

  • Individual consultation: the student brings a mathematical problem on a specific topic, then a mathematics support lecturer assists them within an hour.
  • Group consultation: students are also allowed to bring their mathematical problems in groups. In this case, a workshop is scheduled and then conducted. 
  • Self-study activities are designed to allow students to work on their own
  • Team teaching: the mathematics support lecturer works in collaboration with faculty mathematics lecturers to find mathematical problem areas and provide solutions for the students’ 

Lecturers responsible for the Mathematics support programme: Mr Frikkie George

Email: GeorgeF@cput-ac-za