"Maths coach online" evens out the odds
"Maths coach online" (Mattecoach på nätet) offers young people aged 12-19 help with mathematics through online coaching by using text messages and a shared digital whiteboard. The coaches are teacher students at a Swedish university. Since the start, 25,000 calls have been made. The service is a compensatory tool to ensure that all students, regardless of socio-economic background, have access to to help with homework. All calls are saved for use in research.