Welcome to Mathematics for a Lifetime Charitable Trust

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 Look no further than Mathematics for A Lifetime Casino Event!

Details: 6pm, 29 September 2022
Where: Peach and Porker, Alexandra Street, Te Awamutu
No door sales

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Our Vision and Mission

Mathematics for a Lifetime News

Welcome to our new Treasurer - Samantha

We are thrilled to welcome Samantha joining us. Samantha is stepping into the shoes of our long term previous Treasurer, Susan Brennan. Samantha us a Bachelor of Applied Manager and is a SeniorRead more

Stacey Godsmark - welcome

Growing Up – the access to quality, affordable support in educational development was either non-existent or out of reach.   The pathways that were available; though limited, appeared to beRead more

Ben van Rooy | Friend of MFAL

Though often used interchangeably, equality and equity are quite different. Equality simply means everyone is treated the same exact way, regardless of need or any other individual difference.Read more

Fiona Watson - Approved Tutor

I am a trained and experienced primary school teacher who, since 2011, has run a tuition business for children aged 5 years to 13 years old, focussing on maths, reading and writing. Most of my sessioRead more

Craig Grant - Author and long time supporter

To be the best you can be, you must strive to be effective and efficient. This happens when you tread the path of continuous improvement. Tutoring is multi-dimensional and has the potential toRead more

Rae MacDonald - Friend of MFAL

 I believe that all children should be given the opportunity to build their numeracy skills so that they can shine in whatever field they choose. As a mother of a dyslexic child and a workplaceRead more

Introducing our new Board member

We would like to introduce to Joey Uden, our new Board member.  We are thrilled to have someone with such compassion and empathy for kiwi youth plus a deep belief in the importance of education. InRead more

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Long term Board member Susan

It’s said that it takes a village to raise a child and the same could be said about businesses and organisations. No one person can do it on their own. So when I decided to set up Mathematics for aRead more

Mindset makes all the difference

Mindset is the way we think about things every day.  This can change so much even within a day or week. I see examples all the time with the kids we tutor who have settled into a mindset ofRead more

Shelley Greer - Board member

“Investing in knowledge pays the best interest” it’s a quote from Benjamin Franklin and for Mathematics for a Lifetime (MFAL) Trust board member, Shelley Greer, it sums up why she wanted to getRead more

Report on effectiveness of MFAL tutoring

Julia Gasston and Lynette Flowers have created a report on the effectiveness of Mathematics for a Lifetime tutoring.  You can download a copy below.Read more

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Success in Maths = Better Opportunities

Young people can more easily transition to tertiary education, training and employment when they do better in maths. Our work helps to provide financially disadvantaged young people with access to the best opportunities possible.


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