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Faculty of Mathematics Training

Faculty of Mathematics course timetable


Wed 23 Oct 2019 – Mon 27 Jan

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January 2020

Fri 17
Maths: Teaching and Supervising Mathematics Undergraduates Finished 13:30 - 16:00 Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Meeting Room 5, AL.02

This course complements the supervising training and information your Department will provide. It is a course that consists of: an online module, which introduces practices and principles of undergraduate supervision at Cambridge, and a face-to-face workshop in which you will explore challenges and approaches to supervising.

By the end of this course you will know:

  • The purpose of supervisions at Cambridge
  • How to deal with common supervision scenarios
  • How to provide effective feedback
  • The practicalities of starting to supervise

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to supervisiong (including what supervisions are, format, preparing for them)
  • Background information for those who need it (British education system, Cambridge undergraduate system)
  • Role of a supervisor
  • Dealing with different supervision scenarios
  • Departmental information
  • Summary of what you have learnt
  • Practical tips and advice
  • Resources for ongoing support and information
Mon 27
Maths RDP: Bite-size Training Session 1 - Negotiation Skills new Finished 13:00 - 14:15 Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Meeting Room 4, AL.08

"Communication is not a skill to be learned, but an art to be cultivated"

This session will aim to:

  • Explore every day ‘little n’ negotiations
  • Assess own approach to negotiations
  • Consider how professional relationships in the workplace support negotiation skills