Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 263171
Loughborough University

Mathematics Education Centre

Welcome to the MEC.

The Mathematics Education Centre (MEC) has an international reputation for research and practice in teaching and learning mathematics.

The MEC is recognised for providing excellence in the delivery of university-wide mathematics support. Through the Mathematics Learning Support Centre, we provide support which is distinctive and of high quality to any students needing help with basic mathematics and statistics.

The MEC supports and actively engages with programmes supporting good practice which ensures that all staff and students have equal opportunity to reach their potential.

  • International reputation

    Over 85% of our research was rated internationally excellent or above in REF 2014. Within the MEC there is an overt and rigorous research agenda. Staff are active in a number of research domains, with a particular focus on mathematical cognition and pedagogy.

  • Innovative teaching

    Innovative teaching methods are used extensively to ensure the very best environment for students to learn and teaching is underpinned with a rigorous research agenda.

  • Thriving research environment

    Our research environment was rated as world-leading and internationally excellent in REF 2014.