Dr Ashley Hoolash


Dr Ashley Hoolash
NameDr Ashley Hoolash
Job titleMRU- Senior Lecturer
Research institute
Primary appointmentMauritius Campus
Email addressB.Hoolash@mdx.ac.uk
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8985-7160
Contact categoryResearcher

Biography

Biography

Head of School of Foundation Education

Middlesex University Mauritius

BSc  MSc  PGCertHE  DProf  FHEA  CMath   FIMA

Dr. Ashley Hoolash started his academic career at The University of Greenwich, initially assuming the role of Tutor in 2000 before progressing to the position of Lecturer in Mathematics in 2003. During his tenure, he contributed to the undergraduate Mathematics programme by delivering courses and supervising both undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) projects. Notably, he spearheaded the establishment of the Undergraduate Ambassadors Scheme, an initiative placing final-year Mathematics undergraduates in secondary schools to support mathematics educators. Additionally, in 2003, he founded The Mathematics Society (MathSoc) at The University of Greenwich.

Transitioning to the Ministry of Education in Mauritius, Dr. Hoolash served as an Educator from 2006 to 2010. Following this, he joined Middlesex University (Mauritius Campus), initially as a Mathematics Lecturer in 2010 and later ascending to the role of Senior Lecturer in 2016. In March 2020, he assumed the responsibilities of Academic Head of the School of Business, Innovation, and Creativity. Subsequently, in May 2023, he assumed leadership as the Head of School for the School of Foundation Education.

Dr Ashley Hoolash also leads the Centre for Mathematics & Statistics Teaching and Learning (CeMaSTeL - https://www.cemastel.org/) at Middlesex University Mauritius. He is a Fellow at the Higher Education Academy, UK (FHEA), Fellow at The Institutute of Mathematics and its Applications, UK (FIMA), and a Chartered Mathematician, UK (CMath).

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Teaching

MSO2620 - Financial Mathematics

MSO4735 - Management Decision Making

Employment

Head of School of Foundation Education
Middlesex University Mauritius
01 May 2023
Academic Area Head - School of Business
Middlesex University Mauritius
18 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2023
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
Middlesex University Mauritius
01 Apr 2016
17 Mar 2020
Lecturer in Mathematics
Middlesex University Mauritius
15 Sept 2010
31 Mar 2016

Education and qualifications

DProf

Doctorate in Professional Studies in Education (Leading and Managing Change in Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning in Higher Education).

Middlesex University, UK
Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCertHE)
Middlesex University, UK
MSc Computational Mathematics with Modelling
Brunel University, UK
BSc Mathematics with Physics and Statistics

Fergusson College, Pune University, India

Pune University, India

Prizes and Awards

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education

2013-02-24

Middlesex University

External activities

MSOR Connections Reviewer
External reviewer
MSOR Connections

MSOR Connections is a peer-reviewed research journal that welcomes articles, case studies and opinion pieces relating to innovative learning, teaching, assessment and support in Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research in HE.

https://journals.gre.ac.uk/index.php/msor
01 May 2020

Research outputs

An exploration of strategies to support non-specialist mathematics and statistics learners in higher education in Mauritius

Hoolash, A. 2024. An exploration of strategies to support non-specialist mathematics and statistics learners in higher education in Mauritius. DProf thesis Middlesex University Health, Social Care and Education

Analysing the theories explaining the pattern of FDI in China and assessing the impact of such FDI upon the Chinese economy

Sooklall, M. and Hoolash, B. 2016. Analysing the theories explaining the pattern of FDI in China and assessing the impact of such FDI upon the Chinese economy.

From theory to reality! Moving out of the classroom

Hoolash, B. 2012. From theory to reality! Moving out of the classroom. Middlesex University.
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