Revision seminars at LIT Moylish next week

Revision seminars at LIT Moylish next week

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Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is once again offering free maths revision seminars to leaving cert students ahead of their state examination this June.  

The popular seminars, which are in the form of workshops, are aimed at helping leaving cert students reach their full potential in this core STEM subject which is key to many career opportunities in the mid west.

LIT President, Professor Vincent Cunnane attributed the popularity of these workshops to the students’ understanding of the variety of career opportunities available in the Mid West Region to graduates with STEM qualifications.

“Graduates in these disciplines help to drive innovation and enterprise, and have played a significant part in the growth in our economy, particularly in this region. We at LIT maintain that these subjects open up students to a range of exciting careers, and believe every student should have the best possible chance to excel in these subjects if they so wish,” he said.

“To this end, we are providing free maths workshops in our Moylish Campus again this year to assist students as they prepare for their leaving cert exams in Mathematics.”

The two hour Mathematics workshops will focus on a particular strand of the Leaving Certificate curriculum and will run at a pace dictated by the students.

LIT’s Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering lecturers Alan Sheahan and Owen McGrath, will conduct the free workshops over two evenings – Tuesday May 14 and Wednesday May 15, 2019 – from 7pm to 9pm.

The first workshop will focus on Strand 5 Section 2 (Calculus) from the Higher Level Maths curriculum. The second workshop will concentrate on ordinary level mathematics and focus on Strand 4 (Algebra).

Pre-booking is essential for both workshops, as places are limited. Further information and booking details are available at www.lit.ie/revision

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Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.

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