Shiregreen Tutors & Shiregreen Tuition


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Roger (Mr)
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Subjects: History  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have had a range of experiences. I began my career in Secondary education, I then moved, via a period of 4 years working for an independent film and TV production company, into university education. My particular interests are the political and cul ...
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I have had a range of experiences. I began my career in Secondary education, I then moved, via a period of 4 years working for an independent film and TV production company, into university education. My particular interests are the political and cultural history of Britain in the 19th and 20th centuries; Film and Television History and Historiography, the history and philosophy of history.

Teaching Experience:

I am currently a University tutor in History with 20 years experience. I have also taught in sceondary education, and am currently a GCSE examiner.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is one that enables students to tackle the work themselves. I will therefore:
Suggest approaches to work;
Discuss plans and approaches for coursework assignments;
Discuss approaches to interpreting source and stimulus material;
Make students aware of other (mainly secondary) materials in the areas under investigation.

Subjects
  • History
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)

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Crofton (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Physics  |  Biology  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Before becoming self employed Crofton worked as an industrial research scientist in Electronic materials and Bioelectronics at the Plessey Research centre, then as a Department head (Nanotechnology Sensors) with GEC Marconi in Materials Technology un ...
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Personal Description:
Before becoming self employed Crofton worked as an industrial research scientist in Electronic materials and Bioelectronics at the Plessey Research centre, then as a Department head (Nanotechnology Sensors) with GEC Marconi in Materials Technology until 2001. He now works as a consultant to the DTI and EC in Medical/physics research during the day while devoting the after school hours to Private tuition. With his previous experience in interviewing prospective job applicants and sourcing funding for research and development Crofton is able to help candidates at A level to present their strengths in university applications and is well placed to discuss possible progression routes.

Teaching Experience:

Crofton offers tuition in Biology, Chemistry and Physics at AS and A2 levels and Maths at GCSE. He is a graduate of University College, Oxford where he gained his degree in Biochemistry in 1975. He has A levels in Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Maths . Since becoming self employed he has worked for over 12 years as a private tutor in the sciences typically teaching 15 to 18 hours a week mainly after school hours.

Tutoring Approach:

Crofton tailors the tuition to the individual needs of the learner, using his extensive knowledge of the subject he patiently explains the fundamentals of processes, thereby helping the student to grasp more advanced concepts. Exam success has resulted for many students through intensive one-to-one sessions, especially through coaching in exam technique by systematically doing past papers followed by intensive analysis of answers with the mark scheme. It goes without saying that the learner's commitment to self-study and thorough revision is the key factor in achieving good results. For this reason the student should be prepared to commit to one hours home work each week.
Crofton has helped many students to achieve the grade they need for admission to their chosen University course, including helping many students into medical and veterinary College where A grades in Chemistry are mandatory. He is experienced in the syllabus of all the major exam boards including OCR, Edexcel and AQA. Many students start private tuition after having been disappointed with their AS results and stay on through to their A2 exams, often improving their grades by two or three places. This works well on the basis of one hour's tuition a week and approximately one hour's homework.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)


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Eddie (Mr)
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Subjects: History  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a supportive and friendly tutor, with a flexible approach to lessons. All tuition is carefully tailored to meet the needs of the individual. As a family man with three young children of my own I understand the expectations of parents and do my ...
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Personal Description:
I am a supportive and friendly tutor, with a flexible approach to lessons. All tuition is carefully tailored to meet the needs of the individual.
As a family man with three young children of my own I understand the expectations of parents and do my utmost to meet their needs and help students reach their full potential.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified teacher and journalist with 20 years' tutoring and teaching experience in the private and state sector. I am also an experienced examiner of GCSE English Language and Literature.

My students have achieved excellent exam results.

Tutoring Approach:

I carefully assess the individual's requirements, making certain the student has the appropriate resources and, where relevant, knows exactly what is required by the exam board.

As an experienced examiner, I pay close attention to the skills and knowledge required for exam success.

Subjects
  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)


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Barbara (Miss)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hello, I am a French native living in the UK since 2011. I am enjoying my new life in London. Currently workin as a Care Assistant in a nursing home, I am also studying to get a teaching qualification. I have been doing one-to-one tuition for a ...
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Personal Description:
Hello,

I am a French native living in the UK since 2011. I am enjoying my new life in London.

Currently workin as a Care Assistant in a nursing home, I am also studying to get a teaching qualification. I have been doing one-to-one tuition for a few years now.

My students usually describe me as friendly, knowledgeable, helpful, patient and dedicated (based on students' satisfaction survey carried out by the school)

Teaching Experience:

I have been a private tutor in French since 2012.

I have worked with people of all ages and abilities from primary school children to adult learners.

I have helped many young people improve their level in French and achieve great results for their GCSE'S and A Level's.

I also taught evening classes with a private Language School for one year in 2012 and have gained an amazing experience in teaching. I am really enjoying sharing my knowledge and seeing my students improving, asking useful questions, and having fun after all, speaking a new language as if they had always known it.

Tutoring Approach:

Different abilities and learning difficulties are all taken into consideration to give each student a personalised work plan to meet their needs and expectations in an approach that is non judgmental.

Students are not been made to "feel stupid" about their mistakes but encouraged to learn from them.

The advantages of one-to-one tuition :

-Work on a specific skill (eg. Speaking, listening, writing or grammar)
-Learn from scratch at your own pace
-Boost your confidence (eg. You may be shy to speak in your classroom, or maybe you learned French at school years ago and need some extra help before a trip to France)
-Help your child to learn faster at school in early years.

Regular practice and commitment are strongly advised for best learning results.

NB : I travel to the tutee for free up to 7 miles radius, an additional fee may be required for longer travel distance.

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

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John (Mr)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: A previous Senior Technical Analyst with North Ayrshire Council, I am now retired. Key instigator in the setup of North Ayrshire's server and desktop infrastructure 1976 - 1979 COBOL Programmer, rising to Senior Programmer with Strathclyde Regio ...
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Personal Description:
A previous Senior Technical Analyst with North Ayrshire Council, I am now retired.
Key instigator in the setup of North Ayrshire's server and desktop infrastructure
1976 - 1979 COBOL Programmer, rising to Senior Programmer with Strathclyde Regional Council based in Glasgow
1979 - 1996 Started as an IT training officer, rising to Senior IT training officer with Strathclyde Regional Council
1996 - 2010 Started with North Ayrshire Council as an IT officer, rising to Senior Technical Analyst in the infrastructure section in charge of Windows Servers and Desktop support with a staff of 22.
Have a keen interest in integrating home networked devices.

Teaching Experience:

IT Skills - Highly proficient with all aspects of desktop and server maintenance and development and use.
have Server, desktop, 2 laptops and several integrated networked devices in the home
IT trainer for 17 years with Strathclyde Regional Council up to it's dissemination to the regional setup.
general computing, word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, databases, graphics, home networking etc.

Tutoring Approach:

Find out what the persons requirements are and tailor tutoring to achieve a satisfactory outcome, learning should be fun and exciting, opening up new opportunities

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Colin (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am happily married with four children; 15 year old twins (a boy and a girl), a seven year old son, and a two year old daughter. I tutored my eldest children through the Kent Test and both are now thriving in their relative Grammar Schools. ...
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Personal Description:
I am happily married with four children; 15 year old twins (a boy and a girl), a seven year old son, and a two year old daughter. I tutored my eldest children through the Kent Test and both are now thriving in their relative Grammar Schools.

Teaching Experience:

I am an experienced teacher, having fulfilled a variety of roles during my career including a Head of Year, Head of House, Primary Liaison, School Sports Coordinator, Head of PE and Faculty Leader. I am currently Teaching Key Stage 3 and GCSE Maths but also have taught Key Stage 1-4, GCSE, BTEC (Level 2 and 3) and A level PE and Sport. I have also taught Key Stage 3 and GCSE Science, History and Geography. In addition I have taught BTEC (Level 2 and 3) Public Services, and Health and Social Care.

Tutoring Approach:

I use a variety of approaches and techniques when teaching and tutoring. These include tutor lead learning, guided learning, self lead learning, and self discovery activities.
these all stimulate the students mind to attain and take on knowledge, allowing them to develop their own way of learning.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Ahmad (Mr)
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Subjects: Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: ** MONEY BACK GUARANTEE** If you are not satisfied with me as tutor after the free first lesson, I will personally compensate you in full for the fee charged on this website to get my contact details. Hi, I've been studying on an undergraduate Bio ...
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** MONEY BACK GUARANTEE** If you are not satisfied with me as tutor after the free first lesson, I will personally compensate you in full for the fee charged on this website to get my contact details.

Hi, I've been studying on an undergraduate Biomedical Science BSc degree at the University of Leeds. I first started tuition in 2012.

Teaching is my specialty, and I love teaching Biology. I`ve had experience teaching A-Level Biology (including AQA and OCR) to many students and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm determined to help other students successfully study this brilliant subject. I have also voluntarily been teaching students, mainly between the age of 12-18 at an established educational institute in Bradford for sixteen months.

With each student, I made sure my lessons are focused and very efficient, making sure the student thoroughly understands the topic area. After this, I move on to practicing exam style questions with each student (which is critical for a strong exam performance).

I`m currently offering GCSE/A-Level Biology tuition to students in the Bradford District for 10 per hour (with the first lesson free).

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Kind regards,
Ahmad.

Teaching Experience:

I`ve had experience of teaching A-level Biology (including AQA and OCR) to many students. I have also been voluntarily teaching students, mainly between the age of 12-18 at an established educational institute in Bradford for sixteen months.

Tutoring Approach:

With each student, I made sure my lessons are focused and very efficient, making sure the student thoroughly understands the topic area. After this, I move on to practicing exam style questions with each student (which is critical for a strong exam performance).

Subjects
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)

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Dean (Dr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a mathematics teacher with eight years experience mainly at A level. However since 1993 when I began post graduate study at UCL I have always tutored at least one student either at degree level or at A level.Since 1993 I have lived and worked in ...
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I am a mathematics teacher with eight years experience mainly at A level. However since 1993 when I began post graduate study at UCL I have always tutored at least one student either at degree level or at A level.Since 1993 I have lived and worked in London but in 2008 I also worked at the University of Warwick near Coventry for 18 months on a research fellowship. I enjoy teaching students whose main interest is mathematics and would like to pursue their studies in mathematics at a top University such as Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, or Warwick. I have taught students who have gained entry to these institutions.

Teaching Experience:

PGCE in secondary mathematics at Goldsmiths College, University of London, 1999. Following this I taught undergraduate problems classes at LSE in 2000. In 2001 I taught for one year at Yesoday Hatorah school in Stamford Hill and was responsible for all mathematics teaching to GCSE level. From 2002 to 2008 I taught mainly A level at Ealing Independent College . I returned to teaching at Ealing Independent College in 2012 to 2014 after a break working in Coventry.

Tutoring Approach:

Getting to know the student's strengths and weaknesses. Much checking of understanding which is the main advantage of tutoring. Helping the student to plan learning for examinations. Plenty of opportunity to work through past examination papers to improve performance.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)

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Wendy (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  French  |  German  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a very well qualified and very experienced teacher of both German and English as a Foreign Language. I have a Master's of Education, a BA (Hons) in German, a PGCE and an RSA Diploma in TEFL. Having lived and worked in Germany for over seven year ...
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I am a very well qualified and very experienced teacher of both German and English as a Foreign Language. I have a Master's of Education, a BA (Hons) in German, a PGCE and an RSA Diploma in TEFL. Having lived and worked in Germany for over seven years, I also have near-native competence in German.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching German and EFL for more than 30 years from beginners to advanced level. I used to teach German to GCSE and A level at what used to be Plymouth College of Further Education as well as EFL from Cambridge KET to Cambridge Proficiency. In addition to that I have prepared many students for the IELTS exam and I have taught Business English and English for Academic Purposes too. I have worked in the UK, Germany, Spain and the United Arab Republic.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that it is essential to establish the needs of each individual student so that a tailor-made course can be designed for that particular student. That does not mean that my approach is inflexible, however - if one approach to teaching does not suit the individual learning needs of the student, I will endeavour to teach the student in a way that they are happy with and which will lead to the best possible results.
As a teacher of foreign languages I very much favour the communicative approach but I am also more than willing to teach grammar as this also plays an important role in language learning. As languages are meant for speaking I place a great deal of importance on oral work - particularly at GCSE and A level - but once again, the needs of each individual learner are paramount. For oral conversation, I am happy to teach using SKYPE.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • French
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • German
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)


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Cinzia (Ms)
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Subjects: Journalism  |  Italian  |  Photography  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is Cinzia, I am a freelance documentary photographer and photojournalist. I hold an MA in Documentary photography and photojournalism and a BA (hons) in Fine Art Painting. As a photojournalist and documentary photographer, I often follow s ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Cinzia, I am a freelance documentary photographer and photojournalist. I hold an MA in Documentary photography and photojournalism and a BA (hons) in Fine Art Painting.
As a photojournalist and documentary photographer, I often follow stories which expose issues of marginalization, oppression and violence. My work has been published in editorials nationally and internationally including by the BBC, The Huffington Post, Amnesty, Metro, Big Issue, New Internationalist, Vice, Oxford University, Royal National Theatre, Shelter, Save the Children UK, Justice and Peace Commission Hong Kong.

Teaching Experience:

Manage and deliver Photography Workshops.
I have written a core program on Creative Career Workshops and currently teaching and coaching young people in a secondary school in Portfolio Presentation, Photography Editing, Blogging, Photojournalism, CV and Pitching.
Delivered Photography Workshops in partnership with Protection Approaches.
I hold a Tutor Training Diploma (NOCN) Level 3.
Worked as a Photography Tutor for Point Blank.
Worked as an Art Tutor at Kite Studios, Londo
Invited as a Guest Speaker on Documentary Photography for various organisations and academic institutions.
I have been working as a Photojournalism Lecturer at London College of Communication.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is hands- on with a particular emphasis on confidence building and finding one's own voice.

Subjects
  • Journalism
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (27 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (27 p.h.)

  • Photography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (27 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (27 p.h.)
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (27 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (27 p.h.)


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Peter David (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am a recently retired Clinical Scientists (registered). I am married with a son and I am a youthful 67 year old with an 8 years old son! We are a non smoking family. My involvement with "mathematics", at various levels, dates back to when I left se ...
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I am a recently retired Clinical Scientists (registered). I am married with a son and I am a youthful 67 year old with an 8 years old son! We are a non smoking family. My involvement with "mathematics", at various levels, dates back to when I left secondary school (Blackpool) in 1964 and worked for the Civil Service for 5 years. I was in an accounts division and passed two additional maths (and eventually English!) O'Levels via evening classes as well as enjoying the 60s and playing bass guitar in local groups. I took a 1 year full time A''Level course (Maths, Further Maths and Physics) and subsequently read for a Mathematics degree (Physics subsid.) at the University of Nottingham (1970-73). During this time, I had 3 vacation studentships with different departments of the Scientific Civil Service. After graduating, I worked for around 15 years as a computer programmer / analyst during which time I passed an HND in Computer Studies (University of the South Bank, London). Although I was 40 years old when I was made redundant from a communications company, I decide to make a significant career change and return to my "roots" and look for scientific work where my mathematical skills would be better used. After 2 years as a Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer in the lung function laboratory at the Royal Brompton, I had the tools and experience to apply for a research post in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Post Graduate Medical School (RPGMS, Hammersmith Hospital).

I retired in 2014 after 25 years as a researcher / Clinical Scientist at the RPGMS and Royal London. A large part of my research involved mathematical analysis of breathing patterns and flow-volume curves. This involved developing techniques and algorithms for alternative methods of assessing "lung function". I published many papers in international medical journals and all included a significant maths / stats content. During this time, I took evening classes obtaining additional A' Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Statistics and then read for an M Sc in General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Kings College London. In 2005, my portfolio was reviewed by the Health Professions Council and I registered as Clinical Scientist, which is a protected title, The main reason for the additional qualifications was my passion for learning and the thrill of sitting examinations and testing myself. The addition A'Levels and M. Sc. were taken for the challenge and pleasure and were not directly relevant to my career. One important reason for offering private tuition is my love of teaching / learning and I miss my close involvement with the "sciences". I have been accepted as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) ambassador and I have an enhanced DBS check certificate.

Teaching Experience:

Although, I do not have formal teaching qualification and I only started offering private tuition at the beginning of 2015, I am a patient person who has tutored a range of tutees from Common Entrance Exam level to adult learner including CGSE students for both Mathematics and Statistics.

However, my "teaching" roles / experiences go back to the mid 60s helping friends struggling with the Civil Service maths entrance exams and later, post graduation, I taught maths, unpaid, to several children of friends as well as adult friends and colleagues who needed to obtain better qualification. My research positions included (i) formal teaching / lecturing roles at all levels e.g. work experience students, medical / nursing students, visiting medics, junior members of the lab staff as well as registrars and consultants; (ii) presenting the research at local, national and international meetings and (iii) giving guest lectures on B. Sc. and M Sc. courses.

In my research / technical support work, I found particular pleasure explaining to children and parents the purpose and science that underpinned the tests and the analysis and interpretation of the results. This was a unique experience for almost all of them. It gave them and me a lot of pleasure and improved the success problems. In my own time, I helped patients, some who missed a lot of school time due to their problems, with both school work in the sciences and others with projects related to the maths and biology of their respiratory problems. Invariably, they ended up knowing more than their teachers!

Tutoring Approach:

As George Orwell never said "All tutees are not the same but some are more different than others".

I have a variety of approaches, depending on factors such as (i) whether the tutee needs teaching or revision; (ii) the number of lessons the tutee can fit in before the exam; (iii) their strengths and weaknesses, as well as their interests; (iv) whether the tutee is struggling to keep up or a flyer needing to ensure an A* (v) the length of the sessions 45-90 mins and whether it is one or two session a week and (vi) the work they are able to do between sessions.

However, there are aspects that are common to all tutees: before starting the lessons, I am happy to meet for a chat (no charge) to spend as long as necessary clarifying important issue such as (i) which board, level and paper they will be sitting; (ii) the text book they use and which parts of the syllabus have been covered and whether any need revising or explaining and (iii) wherever possible, obtaining suggestions and feedback from their teachers including where marks had been lost in recent exams.

Other aspects of my approach include (i) the tutee attempting appropriate questions / papers from other boards to encourage and foster "thinking outside the box" and, thus, to be prepared for questions that do not fit the usual mode; (ii) e-mailing questions of papers in advance of session to allow adequate time for preparation; (iii) feeding back how sessions have gone and suggestions for changes and being available between session via e-mail; (iv) moving up and down the difficulty ladder depending on the progress; (v) working on exam technique and teaching how to not misinterpret questions, sometimes, badly written; (vi) preparing tutees for difficult topics about to be taught at school, to ensure they get the most out of upcoming lessons; (vii) using examples from everyday life to demonstrate the use and usefulness of maths and statistics outside of the classroom and (viii) building up confidence and aiming to engender a passion and love of the subject and learning, in general.

I make extensive use of marking schemes and examiners reports to discuss how the tutee may have obtained the correct answer but lost marks due to not showing their working or lost time providing irrelevant details and this has been very successful and interesting for the tutees.

Some of my feedback:
(i) As a Year 11 student, Peter has been providing me with extra mathematics tuition during the final months before my GCSE examinations, offering distinct, concise teaching within a relaxed but highly enjoyable and yet professional environment. As a mathematician, Peter has aided me in approaching mathematics from a somewhat more lateral perspective, exploring multiple methods that could be employed to solve a challenging question; a form of thinking that is seldom used within a typical school environment. Peter's abundant, infectious passion for both his tuition and mathematics manifests itself within his unswerving support and guidance during our sessions together, delivering a uniquely engaging teaching environment within which to learn, but most importantly, to enjoy learning mathematics!"

(ii) Parent of a Year 11 school girl: Hello Peter, thank you for your follow up, your emails always have an interesting flair about them. We also enjoyed our meeting and Ebony particularly liked your relaxed approach to the subject, for that reason alone I think she would benefit from being able to ask questions without feeling awkward about what she doesn't understand, most importantly I agree with your 'spades a spade' philosophy in how to interpret the syllabus into the real world.

(iii) Teacher's reply to an e-mail from the mother of a Common Entrance school boy: Thank you for your email. I am pleased Edward has a good tutor and is happy doing extra Maths. The best paper to prepare Edward for our end of year test would be a practice SATs test as they follow a similar format to ours.

(iv) A recent GCSE student, EDEXCEL Higher, via his mother: Peter, I obtained and A in my Stats paper and B in my maths paper and I was told by my teacher that it might be worth remarking, as I was only several marks away from the A Grade)

Consulting the 'breakdown' of my overall Mathematics grade, it appears as though I (thanks to your support) did exceptionally well within the non-calculator paper (the equivalent of a very high A/ very low A* in terms of marks), but it was simply a few questions at the end of the calculator paper (that seemed to baffle everyone, regardless of ability) that partially pushed my overall grade down.

Once again, thank you for all of your support and guidance; I certainly would not have been able to achieve my result within the NON-calculator paper, the paper that I claimed was more intimidating, without our sessions within the Library. You have improved not only my proficiency, but also my confidence in Maths enormously and for that I cannot thank you enough.

(v) Father of a schoolgirl (EDEXCEL Higher): "E" did very well overall and passed all 13 ! In Maths she was one point off a B so of course that's a C. I think we will request a remark for the maths paper. Many thanks again for your help in the past, best wishes.

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Agnieszka (Miss)
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Subjects: Italian  
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Info: I am a tutor in Italian who has recently moved to Oxford from Bologna (Italy), where I've completed my Master's degree in teaching Italian as a foreign language. ...
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I am a tutor in Italian who has recently moved to Oxford from Bologna (Italy), where I've completed my Master's degree in teaching Italian as a foreign language.

Teaching Experience:

University Traineeship - assisting in teaching Italian as a foreign language.
Private lessons.

Tutoring Approach:

I prepare lessons depending on the individual needs of the student and provide interesting teaching materials. I also offer conversation lessons for students who want to improve their speaking skills.
My sessions are held in a friendly atmosphere and I'm willing to make them as enjoyable as possible for the students!

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