Kirkcudbright Tutors and Kirkcudbright Tuition


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



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Martyn (Mr)
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Subjects: Study Skills  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: A full member of the Tutors Association, I have much tuition, coaching, lecturing and training experience; both one-to-one and in groups. Holding several relevant academic qualifications (including a degree in Maths & Physics), I am also a Chartered ...
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Personal Description:
A full member of the Tutors Association, I have much tuition, coaching, lecturing and training experience; both one-to-one and in groups.
Holding several relevant academic qualifications (including a degree in Maths & Physics), I am also a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist, and full Corporate Member of the Institute of Physics.
During my career, I have held several senior management positions within several British based companies.
Having a fundamental love of virtually all things mathematical and scientific, I very much enjoy passing on that enthusiasm & knowledge to 'A' Level students, with the aim of enhancing their confidence and skills, & boosting subsequent examination performance.
I hold full and current enhanced DBS accreditation.

Teaching Experience:

I have been offering 'A' Level tuition in Maths & Engineering since 1997
The vast majority of students with whom I have worked have either achieved, or surpassed, their target grades.
During the last academic year (2015/2016)) I was pleased to work regularly (typically weekly) with thirteen 'A' Level Maths students (from Bude, Holsworthy, Launceston, Exeter and Barnstaple), one student studying Electrical Engineering at Cardiff University, and one studying Maths with the Open University.

Tutoring Approach:

Being an active participant in, and supporter of, the whole education process, I have also held a four year LEA Governorship at a school in mid-Devon.
My approach to tutoring is, first of all, to talk openly with any potential student (ideally with parent or guardian present) in order to find out what is required, the problems, issues etc.
I treat all students as adults, and do not patronise or talk down to them, ie I treat each one as a mature individual. My aim is to work closely with each student, in the way that best suits him/her, in order to empower him/her with higher levels of knowledge and ability. The result being that their confidence and skill levels increase to those necessary to achieve the best possible exam grades. I encourage my students to actively participate in the tutoring process; to challenge, and to ask questions and discuss all aspects of the work content.
I coach all my students in exam techniques, with emphasis on layout, showing working, best use of time etc.
Last, but certainly not least, I believe it to be of fundamental importance to work with all my students in complete confidence; before, during and after any tutoring involvement.

Subjects
  • Study Skills
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Esther (Prof)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a native Spanish speaker. I am Dr. of Chemistry and I was a professor in the Havana University, Cuba, for 30 years; during that time I was a head of Physical-Chemistry Department for 10 years and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry for 7 years ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native Spanish speaker. I am Dr. of Chemistry and I was a professor in the Havana University, Cuba, for 30 years; during that time I was a head of Physical-Chemistry Department for 10 years and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry for 7 years.

I am living in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear since 2008 and I am teaching Spanish and Chemistry as a tutor in my house.

Teaching Experience:

I am a native Spanish speaker and I was a Chemistry professor for 30 years at the University. I have vast experience teaching and have adapted this experience successfully to teach Spanish as a foreign language in the UK.

Tutoring Approach:

I retired from my University in October 2008 to come to the UK with my English husband. I began to teach as a tutor in the UK in 2009. I adapt my lessons to student's needs and interests.

I have experience helping students to prepare themselves for their exams. I have also experience teaching adults who want to study Spanish for personal purposes.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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Catherine (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Qualified and experienced EFL specialist. I've been teaching English as a Foreign or Additional Language for 7 years to a wide age range and for a variety of specialist purposes. I've been teaching in China for the last 3 years and will move back ...
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Personal Description:
Qualified and experienced EFL specialist. I've been teaching English as a Foreign or Additional Language for 7 years to a wide age range and for a variety of specialist purposes.

I've been teaching in China for the last 3 years and will move back to the UK in July. I'm looking to start tutoring again from August so please get in touch if your looking for a tutor to start around then.

I'm a calm, organised and friendly person. I enjoy teaching and I want my students to enjoy learning English and to see the progress they are making.

I'm very interested in using technology in learning and for students who like learning with screens I will integrate other websites and apps into their homework and preparation.

I learned French in school and I'm continuing learning Chinese. I remember my language learning experience in school and in China, I know what a struggle it is to understand new grammar rules and how difficult it can be some weeks to make time to practice. I try to create an enjoyable and supportive environment in lessons so it is not stressful to make mistakes and students don't leave feeling tired out by learning.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught :
English in south China for 3 years (2013-2016)
English as a Foreign/Additional Language for 7 years (2009 - present)
students preparing for IELTS and PTE
students writing dissertations and theses
beginner English speakers and native speakers
students from 7 years old up to retired grandparents
English for Business, Medicine and Engineering
preparation for driving theory and food safety tests

Tutoring Approach:

I like to incorporate games, puzzles and challenges along with the content to help you engage with and better understand how to use the language. I'm very adaptable and will plan lessons based on what you want to achieve and how you like to learn.

For students getting ready for a test I can prepare a course of lessons with exam specific practice and a focus on the areas that most concern you.

For primary age students I have a variety of fun and engaging activities that get them excited about joining in lessons and learning English.

For university students I can give tailored lessons to help with essay, paragraph and sentence structure. I can also review grammar applied to the context of your subject to help you in your academic writing.

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

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Martin (Dr)
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Subjects: History  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: To introduce myself I am married with two children, a son working in Brussels and a daughter at secondary school. There must be history in the blood in our family as I have a Cambridge history degree, my wife a history degree from Warwick and our son ...
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Personal Description:
To introduce myself I am married with two children, a son working in Brussels and a daughter at secondary school. There must be history in the blood in our family as I have a Cambridge history degree, my wife a history degree from Warwick and our son studied history at King's College London!
I remain fascinated by history and always remember the opening lines of J. P Hartley are The Go-Between (some of you may have seen Julie Christie in the film?) "The past is a foreign country. They do things differently there". Recent events underline the importance of our past and understanding how we came to be where we are.

Holidays for me often include visits to historic places. In the last few years, for example we have seen the Vatican, Knossos, Granada and the historic places in New England -Boston, Salem and the Plymouth Plantation. My favourite holiday country is France - because of the food!

Teaching Experience:

Since September 2007 I have been involved in distance learning tutoring Key Stage 3GSCE and AS/A2 history for an open learning organisation. I was pleased though it was mostly due to the students that three obtained A*s and three A in the first IGCSE history examination in summer 2011.This work has included the regular marking of students' essays and other work and support and guidance leading to examinations. I have attended training for the new A Levels.

I can also advise graduate and postgraduate students on dissertations, including proof reading.

Individual tutorial support has been or students retaking examinations, mostly AS and A2 on all three examining boards and I have generally made a positive difference to their results. I do not claim to be able to cover all areas of history but my range is wide. At AS/A2 I can support students covering English history topics from the Tudors to the post Second World war period, Imperial Russia from the Emancipation of the serfs until the 1917 Revolutions and the Soviet Union from 1917 until its ending in 1991. I am also confident in topics in German history from unification in 1870 down to reunification in 1989. Similarly I can cover many topics in French history starting with the revolution in 1789. In terms of international history I am familiar with the key themes from circa 1870 through to the end of the Cold War, including the Vietnam War. I can also cover most themes in American history from the Civil War until the post-war era.
At GCSE and Key Stage 3 I can cover most topics and more recently I have also been teaching a school age pupil with autism. I have an up to date CRB

Relevant Previous Experience

lecturing on modern history (C18 to C21) on both first degree and MA courses.
lecturing on a wide range of further education courses
substantial examining and assessment experience, including first degree and MA level
research in higher and further education

HMI 1989-1993 and Further Education Inspector 1993-2001 responsible for the inspection of humanities including history in higher education, further education colleges and schools, both curriculum areas and cross college.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to students is to combine high expectations with a willingness at all times to help and advance their understanding, self confidence and self esteem and encourage them to work with increasing independence. When appropriate I work out with them a study programme with clear goals.

Many of the distance learning students I have taught have been home based because they have withdrawn from school due to bullying and some are living outside the UK. So I have good experince in working with those who, for whatever reason, have found learning difficult

My work in supporting students who are resitting examinationsbgeins with a, careful review of their performance. I , check the past examination papers and the examiners' guidance from the exmanination websites so as to discover why a student's performance has fallen short of expectations and plan a programme to achieve better in a reset.

However tutors are not miracle workers. I would stress that the students cannot expect me as tutor to do everything for them but rather they also have to make a major contribution in order to achieve success.

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

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Tom (Dr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  English  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have a PhD in philosophy, an MLitt (distinction) in Modernities and an MA (Hons) in philosophy, all from The University of Glasgow. I'm available to tutor in English Literature, Philosophy and academic writing skills. ...
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Personal Description:
I have a PhD in philosophy, an MLitt (distinction) in Modernities and an MA (Hons) in philosophy, all from The University of Glasgow.

I'm available to tutor in English Literature, Philosophy and academic writing skills.

Teaching Experience:

I have five years experience teaching undergraduate English Literature at the University of Glasgow.

Tutoring Approach:

Individually tailored.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 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.)
  • English
  • 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.)

  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • 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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Wayne (Mr)
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Subjects: History  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am currently teaching and have taught A levels and GCSE`s for 20 plus years. I am also a WJEC and Edexcel examiner/moderator and have been for 15 years. I produce consistently excellent results and can 121 and/or personalised e learning support. I ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently teaching and have taught A levels and GCSE`s for 20 plus years. I am also a WJEC and Edexcel examiner/moderator and have been for 15 years. I produce consistently excellent results and can 121 and/or personalised e learning support. I guarantee significant improvement in understanding all areas of history and most importantly how to pass exams with high grades. My focus is on showing students how to plan and present their essays to achieve their potential and provide them with individualised strategies to excel in all aspects of their study. I pride myself on having the ability to take students to another level in understanding the expectations of examiners and have a wealth of resources for students to access.

Teaching Experience:

My teaching experience is extensive. I have taught A levels and GCSEs for over twenty years and covered all specifications including WJEC, Edexcel, AQA and OCR. I have taught history modules in all areas from circa 1400 to the the modern day. Specialisms are many, but USA, British, Freanch, India and Germany/Italy are very high on my knowledge and skills level. Methods of teaching are individualised to get the very best response from students due to the challenging nature of the tasks and activities. Essay support is a major part of my strength with my experience as an examiner/moderator crucial to fully preparing students for their all important exams

Tutoring Approach:

My focus is on showing students how to plan and present their essays to realise their potential and provide them with individualised strategies to excel in all aspects of their study. I pride myself on having the ability to take students to another level in understanding the expectations of examiners and have a wealth of resources for students to access. Students are taken to levels of knowledge and understanding beyond their original expectations.

Subjects
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (27.5 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (27.5 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (27.5 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (27.5 p.h.)

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Natalia (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hi!!! I'm a Spanish gratuate who has studied at the University of Worcester from September 2013 to June 2014 and I am teaching Spanish at the moment (specially via Skype) I have experience teaching English and Spanish as foreign languages in Spain ...
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Personal Description:
Hi!!! I'm a Spanish gratuate who has studied at the University of Worcester from September 2013 to June 2014 and I am teaching Spanish at the moment (specially via Skype)

I have experience teaching English and Spanish as foreign languages in Spain and England

If you want to improve your Spanish or just to learn it with a native speaker please contact me.

Teaching Experience:

Spain 5 years
London 2 months
Worcester 10 months
Online 1 year

Tutoring Approach:

I have a book that I will recommend you to buy, to have an idea of how the lessons would be.
We will practise speaking and listening throught all the sesion and then I will give you some homework to do for the following lesson to keep on practising.

If you are a Secondary Education student, we can follow your notes and I will prepare you for the exams.

However, the lessons will be tailor made depending on the students' needs.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (12 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (12 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (12 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (12 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (12 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (12 p.h.)


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Manjari (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  English  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am PhD student in School of Engineering, University of Hull. I would like to express my interest as tutor in hull. I have done my master's from France and then one research project in Ireland. I have good communication skills and fond of interactin ...
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Personal Description:
I am PhD student in School of Engineering, University of Hull. I would like to express my interest as tutor in hull. I have done my master's from France and then one research project in Ireland. I have good communication skills and fond of interacting with people.

Teaching Experience:

Right now I am taking practical laboratory of university students, in University of Hull. I have been tutoring mathematics, biology, chemistry and English and Indian languages to students of age group, 7-18.
I have worked as individual tutor and group tutor of all subjects mentioned, in India.

Tutoring Approach:

I try to understand how student is. If the student is shy, I try my best to interact with them as a friend, with a calm approach, to make them comfortable to ask questions. I try to make study light though kind of challenging game to them, so they can take interest.
I try to build their imagination power as well, if subject requires. I feel its my responsibility to make concept clear to my student. This is the way we teach in India.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (11 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (22 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (11 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)

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Xin (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I was born in Xi'an China, where the Terracotta Army were found also a birth place of Chinese history and culture. I graduated from a Chinese University with BA degree in English. I studied Chinese language and culture all the through my school life ...
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Personal Description:
I was born in Xi'an China, where the Terracotta Army were found also a birth place of Chinese history and culture. I graduated from a Chinese University with BA degree in English. I studied Chinese language and culture all the through my school life. I have worked as a tour guide, part-time teacher and a business man in China. I moved to UK in 2001 and settled here with my family. I have three children, in order to continue my enthusiasm for teaching Chinese in the UK, I have attended the prepare to teach course in a local collage to learn about the different theory and approach of teaching in the UK, which has helped me greatly.
I like history and culture and I love teaching people Chinese language and culture.

Teaching Experience:

Part time teaching in state school in China
Private tutoring since 2005 in the UK
the main teacher for our local Chinese community Chinese learning class which is held every Saturday in a local council library and it has been running for 2 years.
City and Guilds Certificate of Level 4 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) from Stafford College.

Tutoring Approach:

We use self designed learning materials to suite different ages and levels of our learners.

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


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Vinay Kumar (Mr)
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Subjects: Life Science  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I entered the teaching profession in the year 2000, immediately after my graduation. I started my career tutoring Intermediate students, helping them in Mathematics for almost three and half years. ...
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Personal Description:
I entered the teaching profession in the year 2000, immediately after my graduation. I started my career tutoring Intermediate students, helping them in Mathematics for almost three and half years.

Teaching Experience:

I worked in India, Maldives, Thailand and Nigeria teaching different sort of pupils and Curriculum. I worked in American, British Schools making a vast and varied experience in teaching

Tutoring Approach:

The self- discipline, flexibility and commitment which I have gained from my 15 years of experience along with my enthusiasm and striving for knowledge in Mathematics make me wish to continue in this teaching career.

Subjects
  • Life Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

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Matthew (Mr)
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Subjects: Photography  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a part time lecturer at Gray's working on the short courses programme. I teach on the Portfolio Building, Drawing and Mixed Media courses. I am shortly to have an exhibition at the Howden Park Centre in Livingston as part of a six month residen ...
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Personal Description:
I am a part time lecturer at Gray's working on the short courses programme. I teach on the Portfolio Building, Drawing and Mixed Media courses. I am shortly to have an exhibition at the Howden Park Centre in Livingston as part of a six month residency. I am Recent graduate of the Slade MFA program and I have been consistently exhibiting since, such as the Creekside open selected by Richard Deacon/Lisa Milroy, the BFA Futures at the Mall gallery, York College and the Zetta Hotel in London. I have also been establishing a drawing and painting workshop at Marymount International school and have given talks on my work and the benefits of doing an MA.

I came to Art in my 30's as a mature student via short courses. This form of education is a great way of developing artists through a different route than more traditional means while opening up opportunities to a diverse field of practitioners. I feel very passionate about education and how it has transformed my own life which has given me fantastic opportunities that I could never have thought of. I believe that art should be for all and that everyone has the potential to be a great artist.

My own work involves drawing from life through strict observation through the genre of still life in. I work in oil, watercolour and acrylic which continues into both portraits and landscapes. With these I explore the relationship between the hand and the eye, nature and culture, the raw and the cooked and how this dichotomy exists in the historical and contemporary art. For example I am interested in the Gesture of the hand in Velazquez, Titian and Tintoretto as apposed to established Renaissance painting which where drawn and then filled with colour. I see a mirror to this in more conceptual art such as Art and Language or Sol Le Witt compared to a gestural painters such as Philip Guston, Morandi or Joan Mitchell.

Teaching Experience:

Present- Gray's School of Art 'Foundation Portfolio Building/Plus'. Mixed Media and Drawing (Short Courses)

2016- Marymount International School, 'Drawing from a Personal Object' workshop, ongoing.

2015- Kingston University, MA presentation

Awards
2016 Aberdeen City Council Creative Funding
2016 BFA Futures Award- Finding the Future of Figurative Art
2015 The Desiree Prize for Painting
2015 Nominated for the Land Securities Studio Award
2015 The Bergman Residency, Taroudant, Morocco
2012 The AP Fitzpatrick Prize for Painting

Tutoring Approach:

I believe drawing to be at the basis of all work. I see having a firm grasp of drawing from life as a key skill behind any artistic endeavour.

My own skills include:

Drawing and painting. (Accurate measuring and proportion, perspective, colour and tone.)
Oil, acrylic and watercolour techniques, uses and preparation.
Extensive knowledge of grounds, substrates and supports.
Working with clay, wood and metal
Photography and documentation of work by with Photoshop and a DSLR
Bronze Casting
Current issues and developments in contemporary art
Developing ideas through practice and research into finished work.
Application and interview techniques including portfolio preparation.

Subjects
  • Photography
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Art
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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Paul (Mr)
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Subjects: French  |  Spanish  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have many years of tutoring behind me and am currently studying for the Diploma in English Teaching to Adults. I'm widely travelled and have spent many years living abroad. This has contributed to a high degree of fluency in Spanish and French. ...
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Personal Description:
I have many years of tutoring behind me and am currently studying for the Diploma in English Teaching to Adults.

I'm widely travelled and have spent many years living abroad. This has contributed to a high degree of fluency in Spanish and French. I acquire languages easily, being open to the cultures in which I find myself.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught exclusively in continental countries. One year in Finland, six years in Spain and two in Germany. In all cases the teaching took place in private schools or in company offices. Much of the teaching was 1 to 1, the rest being in small groups.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that language acquisition takes place when the learner is relaxed and so my approach may be considered informal. The choice of materials is a joint decision. Good classes can take place with or without them.

I also favour a communicative approach, which entails giving a needs analysis to all my learners.

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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