Since last year, teaching assistants have been a key part of the landscape at the School of Life Sciences and Environmental Technology. Iris van Vliet, Kelly Waterman, and Fran Ortega talk about their role between the students and lecturers.
Fran is a former student and now a teaching assistant at Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology (ESSET). He has close contacts with all the lecturers on the programme. “Whenever I ask if there’s anything I can do to help, the answer is always ‘yes’,” says Fran. “Even though I used to be a student, they treat me as a colleague. They involve me in their discussions, I feel as though I count.”
Read the whole story of Fran and his 2 colleagues Iris and Kelly at Punt.