Personal Tutor's toolkit

Personal tutor's toolkit
As part of providing a quality experience for all Aston students, personal tutors play a crucial role in ensuring students get the help, support and guidance they need to succeed. This toolkit is designed to help with information you may need in order for you to succeed in your role. It includes the following:

Academic works about personal tutoring

Thomas, L.,  Barfield, S. and Hixenbaugh, P. (2006). Personal Tutoring in Higher Education. Stoke-on-Trent : Trentham - available in Aston Library: 3rd floor, 378.1794 PER, 7 day loan.

Lago, C. (1994). Personal tutoring in action : a handbook for staff involved in working with and supporting students. Sheffield University Counselling Service - available in Aston Library: 2nd floor, 378.1794 LAG, long loan.

Wheeler, S. and Birtle, J. (1993). Handbook for personal tutors. Open University Press - available in Aston Library: 3rd floor, 378.1794 WHE, long loan.

Wilcox, P., Winn, S. & Fyvie‐Gauld, M. (2005). "It was nothing to do with the university, it was just the people": the role of social support in the firstyear experience of higher education, Studies in Higher Education, 30:6, 707-722 - pdf available for Aston staff at