Tutoring in Schools (TIS) is a widening access and participation programme that places Ulster University students in targeted primary, secondary or special needs schools within Northern Ireland to undertake a school-identified project. It provides students, as an Ulster University ambassador, with a placement opportunity to work on a school-based project, enhancing the student experience and supporting development of a wider personal professional skill set, including self-confidence, communication and transferable skills, as well as giving something back to the local community.
The programme is open to all current students registered with Ulster University.
Ulster students will:
The programme’s main aims and objectives and benefits are:
Participants must complete a minimum of 32 hours within the school.
Participants must take part in a weekly discussion session on Blackboard Learn.
Students normally complete a placement of a minimum of 32 hours, over 10 weeks, in a local school, which will commence in the second semester of the academic year.
Projects are available at many schools across the province and may be viewed here – http://addl.ulster.ac.uk/tis/projects/search. Alternatively, students can propose and design, in collaboration with a targeted school of their choice, a project that reflects their own academic interests. If this option applies to you, please contact us via email at email@example.com further information.