Brecon Tutors and Brecon Tuition


UK Tutors allows you to find Brecon teachers in your local area and across the UK. Our Brecon home tutors offer popular subjects like English, Maths and Biology as well as other niche subjects such as Electronics. Our private Brecon home tutors also cater for Entrance exams, SATs, GCSEs and A-Levels home tuition all around Brecon.



Our simple search will display private tutors in your local area according to their proximity from you. We offer subjects that include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and Biology from primary level through to GCSE, A-Level plus undergraduate level tuition. Also before making final arrangements with a tutor you can check they cover your syllabus (such as AQA, EdExcel or OCR exam boards) before releasing their contact details and commencing tuition.

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Carolina (Miss)
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Subjects: Italian  |  Spanish  |  French  |  Drama  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I have over ten years experience of giving private tuition. I have worked in public and private schools. I now work as an actress and am also teaching at, esteemed drama school, The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. I have degrees in Italian, ...
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Personal Description:
I have over ten years experience of giving private tuition. I have worked in public and private schools. I now work as an actress and am also teaching at, esteemed drama school, The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. I have degrees in Italian, Philosophy, Politics and Acting. I grew up in Brussels and South America and so am familiar with several different educational systems (French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, A levels etc).

Teaching Experience:

I worked as a tutor, teaching French and Spanish from the age of 16. As part of my undergraduate university degree, I worked as an English language teacher in Italy, at a state school. I continued to tutor throughout my academic studies and am now a part-time teacher at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. I have experience giving tuition to children, adolescents and adults in English (literature and as a foreign language), Spanish, French, Italian, Politics, Philosophy, History and Drama.

Tutoring Approach:

I love one-on-one tuition because I can really cater for each student depending on their strengths and weaknesses. I endavour to make the subject as fun and rewarding as possible. I aim to challenge each student, helping them to master their subject, without overloading them and depending on what their needs are. I am willing to travel to your home but also accept students at my home.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)

  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (16 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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Svetlana (Mrs)
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Subjects: Russian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a native Russian speaker. I have pursued a full time career as a language tutor for over 15 years, teaching students from 3 to 70. I graduated in Moscow as a teacher of chemistry and biology for secondary schools. I worked for a period of two ye ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native Russian speaker. I have pursued a full time career as a language tutor for over 15 years, teaching students from 3 to 70. I graduated in Moscow as a teacher of chemistry and biology for secondary schools. I worked for a period of two years in a school in Moscow. I came to the UK and started working for a Russian oil company in London involved in translations. In addition I worked as required as a Russian translator for the Bank of England. In 1998 I co-wrote a book called "Talk Russian" for the BBC which was used in support of a Russian language programme that they were presenting.

Teaching Experience:

I commenced working in the education sector in the UK in 1998.I was engaged as a preparatory school teacher in an independent school, where I continued to work until 2004 and was tutoring in my free time.
I became a full time Russian language tutor in August 2004 for students of all ages, children, teens, adults who need extra support and business professionals.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor each lesson to suit the student's needs. On the first lesson I identify areas for improvement and prepare an adapted teaching schedule to provide the maximum support for learning. My continuing approach depends on the type and needs of the student that I am tutoring. I have a total open mind, when I first meet them. The method of study will vary considerably .I make sure that the students enjoy the lessons and understand each step before progressing to the next one.
For very young students I use lots of games and activities to engage them and stimulate their mind, praising them with their progress.
I also tutor young people for their GCSE, A level, IB examinations, and undergraduates. I focus on improving their confidence and question answering technique in addition to providing them with a deeper understanding of conversational skills, grammar and comprehension of each topic. Closer to their exams, I concentrate on improving question techniques and creating links across the curriculum. I can also offer tuition of intensive exam preparation. My objective is to obtain the best results from each student.
For the business professionals, they generally need to improve their conversational skills, which I feature for them, but also include elements of grammar and spelling, to ensure a total understanding. It is important to help them find the way to learn.
I have access to several resources including Skype, where I utilise as support "Scribblar" and "Blackboard Collaborate" along with many other white board conference and collaboration tools, and use them accordingly.
I am a patient tutor and try to build trust with my students, which lead to fast progress, this being the top priority. It is a pleasure to pass on my knowledge to all of my students, and for me this is one of the most rewarding experiences ever.
I would really like to meet you and wish you the best for your Russian language studies. Please don't hesitate to contact me.

Qualifications:
Moscow State Pedagogical University, Moscow -PGCE; Teacher of Biology and Chemistry in secondary (PGCE)
Moscow State Pedagogical University - Masters; Specialism in Biology and Chemistry, (Masters)
Native Language: Russian
Additional Languages: English (British)
Availability: Weekends/Weekdays (9:00-21:00)
References Available: Yes (Copy provided)

Subjects
  • Russian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

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Alexandra (Miss)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am London-based, with experience in tutoring English Language and Literature to secondary students from the ages of 13 to 16. I am particularly focused on years 10 to 11 and the Language/Literature GCSEs. I am familiar with the AQA and OCR exam boa ...
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Personal Description:
I am London-based, with experience in tutoring English Language and Literature to secondary students from the ages of 13 to 16. I am particularly focused on years 10 to 11 and the Language/Literature GCSEs. I am familiar with the AQA and OCR exam boards, and I understand the stresses facing many students at this point in their academic life.

Teaching Experience:

To date, I have been tutoring part-time, however I would now like to move into it on a fuller basis. I also have experience of teaching English to people for whom it is not a first language, and I can draw on this where some GSCE students may not always have lived in the UK.

Tutoring Approach:

I am extremely patient and understanding of the pressures facing many young people at this point in their academic life. However I will also work to ensure that they challenge themselves to get the very best results, to an aim to building knowledge of English as subject and self-confidence in their ability to tackle and enjoy it.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)


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Richard (Mr)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  Psychology  |  Politics  |  History  |  English  |  Business Related  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I provide excellent help with: - Business planning CV's Dissertations Essays Exam techniques Interview skills Letter writing I can offer face-to-face tuition in the Leeds-Bradford and central Wakefield areas of West Yorkshire. But my availa ...
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Personal Description:
I provide excellent help with: -
Business planning
CV's
Dissertations
Essays
Exam techniques
Interview skills
Letter writing

I can offer face-to-face tuition in the Leeds-Bradford and central Wakefield areas of West Yorkshire. But my availability can easily change. I prefer not to teach on weekday mornings.

To save time in making appointments and responding to inquiries will students and their parents/guardians please disclose their availability when they first contact me. Doing this does speed things up.

Will prospective students or their parents/guardians please DISCLOSE DETAILS OF THEIR AVAILABILITY when first contacting me. Doing this can greatly speed-up my response to inquiries and the making of arrangements.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a tutor since October 1990 and have experience of teaching privately in people's homes, in Further Education Colleges, Tuition Centres, Community groups like family History Societies and (since November 2005) for the Workers Education Association. This work has bought me into contact with people from a wide diversity of ethnic and social backgrounds. I have also done live performance poetry and am a published poet. I have participated in the Headingley and Ilkley Literary Festivals. I can also offer online tutoring.

I also have a broad cultural experience based on visits to such countries as France, Belgium, Slovenia, Ireland, Spain, Morocco, Italy and Turkey. I am especially familiar with different aspects of European and Asian Culture.

Tutoring Approach:

As a Tutor I prefer to: -
Draw upon a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience
Relate to students from diverse cultural and social backgrounds
Teach an unusually broad range of subjects to a high level
Use a whole range of teaching methods, dating from Ancient times until the present day

Subjects
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)
  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)

  • Politics
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)

  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (19 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)


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Kaja (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Polish  |  German  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: In 2013, graduated from King's College London and Humboldt University in Berlin, where I studied English law and German law, LLB an LLM, in English and German. After working for a year in admin-related jobs, I did another masters, in EU International ...
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Personal Description:
In 2013, graduated from King's College London and Humboldt University in Berlin, where I studied English law and German law, LLB an LLM, in English and German. After working for a year in admin-related jobs, I did another masters, in EU International Relations, at College of Europe in Bruges, studying in English and French. I spent the last half a year in Brussels, doing a traineeship in the European Commission and now I am back in London, looking for a job and would love to do some tutoring as well, as I have some experience as a teacher and really enjoy doing it!

As far as my knowledge of German is concerned, I spent a year in Berlin (Humboldt University in Berlin) doing my masters in German and European Law and Legal practice. It included writing and defending a masters thesis in German as well as passing exams in German. I learnt German at school (passed it with the best grade at my IB final exams - A-levels equivalent, I also passed the test DaF, proving the knowledge of this language at the C1 level) and at university, where I had legal German courses. I have experience teaching German as I was tutoring German during my last year at KCL to fellow stundents within the framework of the KCL Language Society. I was also teaching German through this website a couple of years ago and very recently, during the traineeship in Brussels I was teaching intermediate German to a group of fellow trainees on a weekly basis.

As for Polish - I come from Poland originally, so Polish is my mother tongue. I went to school in Poland and only left the country at the age of 19. During my last year at KCL, I was also giving individual Polish lessons part time to English people.

Teaching Experience:

I was teaching English to children in kindergarten in my home country when I was at secondary school. The children were aged 4-6 and I was teaching basic vocabulary and expressions to them. I was preparing various games and songs in order to make the teaching experience easier for them.
While at university, I was an active member of the language society and so I taught German to fellow students, at the beginners and intermediate levels. I taught them grammar rules but also made them practice speaking and listening. I was giving individual Polish lessons during my last year at university as well. Recently, I was a German tutor teaching intermediate level German to the trainees in Brussels.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe tutors must be very patient and answer every question as carefully and as exactly as they can. They should know what their tutees' motivation for learning new languages is and try and set goals that would be suitable to the tutees' needs. This means, tutors should approach each tutee individually and find out what is most important for them in the learning process.
I also believe that learning a new language requires a lot of work to be done by the tutees at home. This is why I give homework as I believe students need to have motivation to study also outside the classes. I set a specific number of vocabulary they need to learn for the next class and check if they have done that. Moreover, I believe learning a language is not just about the grammar rules and for this reason I not only give my students grammar exercises but also encourage them to listen to the radio/news/tv etc. in the language they learn and try to speak as much as possible.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)
  • Polish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

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Jae Y (Mr)
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Subjects: German  |  Craft and Design  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: My name is Jae, an international student at University of Surrey studying Aerospace Engineering. I have also studied at Australian National University for two years. My major at Australian National University was Manufacturing and Management Engineer ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Jae, an international student at University of Surrey studying Aerospace Engineering. I have also studied at Australian National University for two years. My major at Australian National University was Manufacturing and Management Engineering. Although I am an international student, I have finished my junior and senior secondary education in English spoken country, thus I have good background of using English.

Teaching Experience:

I have no official teaching experiences in the UK. However, I am always willing to help my colleagues if they have any questions or problems regarding their subject as long as it is engineering related materials. On the other hand I was a volunteering Maths, Physics and English tutor in Korea for a year in total.

Tutoring Approach:

It is essential to understand the basic and fundamental concept in every academic subject and practice it. Thus, my approach for tutoring is to express the fundamental base as easy as possible then trying many examples to make a new understanding solid for later application.

Subjects
  • German
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Craft and Design
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (50 p.h.)


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Javed (Dr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have PhD in Biotechnology from Imperial College, London. I have worked in biotech industry over 20 years taking the projects in biochemistry, genetics, bioconversions, biofuel production, fermentation ...
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Personal Description:
I have PhD in Biotechnology from Imperial College, London. I have worked in biotech industry over 20 years taking the projects in biochemistry, genetics, bioconversions, biofuel production, fermentation

Teaching Experience:

I have vast experience of teaching biology and chemistry to students of diverse abilities.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor lessons according to pupil's ability and make sure that they get best grades as well as enjoy the subject.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Diogo (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hi I'm Diogo and I'm very passionate about teaching. I'm currently studying for a PhD in nano materials, and I believe I can not only help you through your exams but also to find chemistry more appealing. I'm available to tutor from my home at Presto ...
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Personal Description:
Hi I'm Diogo and I'm very passionate about teaching. I'm currently studying for a PhD in nano materials, and I believe I can not only help you through your exams but also to find chemistry more appealing. I'm available to tutor from my home at Preston or to travel to close locations if travel expenses paid.

Teaching Experience:

During this past year I've assisted several students on their research projects, which required not only my practical lab skills but also my theoretical chemistry knowledge. I'm also currently teaching (demonstrating) on two chemistry modules at UCLan (1st and 2nd years).

Tutoring Approach:

My motto is: if you can't explain it simply enough then you don't understand it well enough, thus I try to develop an interactive and practical-thinking teaching.

I strongly believe that a tutor's duty is to try different approaches to those used in school, and without disregarding the syllabus, how the modules can be looked at from different angles.

My ultimate goal is to show to the tutees how chemistry can be an enjoyable subject.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)

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David (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hi, I have many years teaching experience at every level from Key Stage 3 to post graduate. During these years I have become acutely aware of how valuable it is for young learners to progress to secondary education with a good grasp of key skil ...
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Personal Description:
Hi,

I have many years teaching experience at every level from Key Stage 3 to post graduate.

During these years I have become acutely aware of how valuable it is for young learners to progress to secondary education with a good grasp of key skills, particularly in Maths. Since retiring from full time teaching I am focusing on working with primary age students to help them develop these skills.

Teaching Experience:

Maths teaching in a number of secondary schools at GCSE level + Key/Core Skill Numeracy at college level.

Tutoring Approach:

I see Maths as a language. In simple terms the language of numbers (let's not get too bogged down in the tricky stuff like algebra at this stage). As with all languages, if it's one you're familiar with it's pretty straightforward. If it's a 'foreign' language it can be a complete mystery.

Unfortunately all too many young people progress to secondary school feeling uneasy about their understanding of Maths and therefore develop a mistrust or even fear of the subject. The longer such reservations are held the more deeply ingrained they become. A fear of Maths developed while in primary school can hold learners back at all subsequent levels.

My aim is to help young learners develop a positive and confident relationship with the subject at the earliest possible age.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)

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Claudia (Ms)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I hold a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and have been a teacher for more than eight years, ever since I graduated from University. I have a Bachelor's degree in English and Spanish, as well as a Master's degree in translation studies (English). I lo ...
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Personal Description:
I hold a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and have been a teacher for more than eight years, ever since I graduated from University. I have a Bachelor's degree in English and Spanish, as well as a Master's degree in translation studies (English). I love being a teacher, as I believe that this is a profession that teaches all the professions in the world. I would go the extra mile for my students, always ready to do research, use innovative approaches and high-quality materials to help them achieve and make learning an enjoyable experience.
My students regard me as a positive, open-minded and creative teacher, who is always friendly, helpful and well-prepared.

Teaching Experience:

I have worked with a wide variety of learners, including primary, secondary students and adults. I mainly taught English as a second language and I have occasionally taught Spanish. I have a keen eye for detail and I enjoy teaching grammar, vocabulary and essay writing.
I have prepared students to pass their Cambridge exams (FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS) and have attended numerous training courses and conferences to develop my teaching skills and liaise with other professionals in the field.
I currently teach trainers and teachers, helping them become qualified and complete their Diploma in Education and Training (Level 5). I have designed the course from scratch, using a variety of techniques and resources.

Tutoring Approach:

I use a variety of teaching methods and take into account learners' preferences when I design my lessons. I always go for a differentiated approach when I teach groups of learners and I am always eager to be as inclusive as possible in my approach. This entails using a wide range of resources - technology, games, projects and assessment types - initial, formative, summative, ipsative.
I Iove one-to-one sessions - focusing my attention on one learner will help me detect the gaps in his/her knowledge better and facilitate overcoming any barriers.
I like to design my own handouts. However, when I use books, I try to select the best and most up-to-date materials possible.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (26 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (28 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (26 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (28 p.h.)

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Iakovos (Mr)
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Subjects: Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Religious Studies  |  Latin  |  Greek  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is Iakovos and I am a qualified (holding QTS) and experienced teacher. I have been teaching Latin, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek, Modern Greek, History and Religious Education since 2007. I am passionate about teaching and always looking forw ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Iakovos and I am a qualified (holding QTS) and experienced teacher. I have been teaching Latin, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek, Modern Greek, History and Religious Education since 2007. I am passionate about teaching and always looking forward to enriching my knowledge; not only in my areas of teaching, but also in other topics.

I also write poetry. Some of my poems have been published in Greek and Cypriot journals and I have also written two volumes of poetry, which have been published by Anazitiseis publishing house in Cyprus, my home country.

Teaching Experience:

I studied Latin and Greek at the University of Ioannina, Greece. The main subjects of my first degree are the following: Latin Language and Literature (like Roman Satire and Cicero), Ancient Greek Language and Literature (like Homer, Tragedy and Comedy), Byzantine Greek, Modern Greek, Philosophy and History.

After my first degree, I decided to continue my studies at a postgraduate level. I did a Master of Arts in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies. After, I did a Master in Theology, specializing in World Religions, Monasticism and Philosophy. I am currently reading for a PhD at King's College London in Greek and Medical Humanities.

Apart from my long experience as a freelance teacher of Latin and Greek -at all levels: Entry Level, GCSE, A Level-, I also worked as a Latin and Greek teacher in Primary, Secondary and Higher Education in the U.K and other European countries.

Tutoring Approach:

I am an experienced tutor, as I have long experience in teaching 1:1, small groups of students, as well as groups of more than 20 pupils. Working as a language, RE and History tutor and teacher, my methodology is based on PowerPoint presentations, explaining Latin grammar, for example, through a comparison of Latin and English.

I am an expert user of HOTS (Higher-Order Thinking Skills), which challenge students and help them reach their potentials.

Subjects
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Religious Studies
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
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Louise (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am passionate about teaching English and love helping those who struggle just as much as stretching those who find it easier. I have 17 year teaching experience and in that time, have taught children up to the age of 13; helping older children prep ...
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Personal Description:
I am passionate about teaching English and love helping those who struggle just as much as stretching those who find it easier. I have 17 year teaching experience and in that time, have taught children up to the age of 13; helping older children prepare for 13+ Public School Entrance exams as well as teaching younger children to master phonics, basic reading skills and spelling. I am an experienced SATs marker enabling me to help children to prepare for these exams. I have worked closely with learning support departments in order to support and extend those children with difficulties such as dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyspraxia. I have achieved part one of a Diploma in Teaching Children with Specific Learning Difficulties. I also have a Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language which means I have an in depth knowledge of English grammar as well as an understanding of how teenagers and adults learn.

I am an avid reader and writer but a mum to a reluctant reader so I understand how difficult it can be to get children to read. I do, however, believe that there is something for everyone.

Additionally, I can teach French and German. I have taught them both to GCSE level and studied both languages to degree level.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching for 17 years and was most recently a teacher of years 5 to 8 English and French at a well-respected private school for children aged 5 - 18. Prior to that I taught at an independent prep school where I was a class teacher as well as a member of the Senior Management Team and Head of Girls' Games. I have an excellent understanding of all aspects of child development and the need to make learning meaningful and fun. I am passionate about reading as well as all types of writing and am a member of the National Handwriting Association. I am also able to include IT in the classroom when necessary.

Tutoring Approach:

This depends entirely on the needs of the child. After an initial consultation, I would be able to offer support with reading and comprehension and/or writing (whether it be handwriting or speed of writing - or both). It might be a case of helping your child to understand English grammar as well as teaching them techniques to enable them to include it effectively in their own writing. If it is a case of preparing for forthcoming exams, then this can be done by using past papers as well as my own materials devised after extensive experience of helping children prepare for all types of exams. You may just want some extra support for your child over the summer and prior to the start of a busy new term. Whatever it is, it will be done with empathy and enthusiasm.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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