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2nd Year BSc Economics Student at the London School of Economics (LSE)
A Level - A*A*A*A in Mathematics, Economics, History and Further Mathematics. GCSE - 9A*3A with A* Mathematics, Further Mathematics and English Literature.
A supportive and engaging tutor with an aim for success
Hi! My name is Sohini, a friendly and helpful tutor currently studying Maths at the LSE because of how much I love the subject and teaching it, so I would say that I major in Maths. Nevertheless, I have always enjoyed learning and teaching languages to others, in particular Spanish, French and Bengali. To quickly describe myself, I am 21-years old and have worked as a tutor for approximately 5 years now. From my experiences, I have picked up new and creative ways to make education as enjoyable and enlightening as possible. For a short time, I did also work as a fundraiser for multiple charities which enhanced my optimism and made me more confident with my abilities. In short, I don't give up. I consistently try to improve the development of my students so that they are satisfied with their quality of education and level of confidence. I have experience working at homes, schools and tutoring centres, and I have mostly worked with those aged between 5 and 17, both while employed and while volunteering. However, I have never limited myself to a particular age when it comes to taking students - learning is for all ages! Finally, I am flexible, both in time and lesson rate, and quick to respond to messages for lessons so feel free to message me, even if you don't see the time slot you want. Last updated: 24/07/18
Law graduate from the University of Nottingham
I attended the Tiffin Girls' School in Kingston upon Thames and studied History, English Literature and Biology at A Level. I then graduated from the University of Nottingham, I then completed the LPC (Legal Practice Course). I have been tutoring for around 2 years and I am continuing up until February when I start a Training Contract at a law firm.
Cambridge and Imperial Science grad. 15 years teaching experience.
Key Stage 2: Since 2017 I have been working as a science and maths teacher in a specialist SEND school with primary school-aged children with a wide range of learning difficulties, including ADHD, Asperger's. dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia. This has involved planning engaging and fun practical science experiments in line with the KS2 curriculum, and devising interactive maths lessons to help the students grasp basic numerical concepts . - Case study: "I", aged 9, with ADHD, dyscalculia, Asperger's. Science: "I" had a keen interest in the 'messy' side of Science, so our experiments were generally Chemistry-oriented, involving chemical reactions that invariably produced interesting substances, explosions or slime. He learned how to write up observations in his exercise book independently, and further explore the 'theory' behind our experiments. Maths: "I" struggled with counting and subitising, so we worked on counting forwards and backwards to 20, and subitising groups of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10, using Dienes cubes and other objects. Eventually he could manage these tasks consistently and moved onto creating given monetary values using coins. Common Entrance: I have prepared numerous students for entry at 13+ at both normal and scholarship level for secondary schools including Eton, Westminster, King's College Wimbledon, Dulwich, Radley, Wetherby Senior etc, all of whom have successfully gained entry to their chosen schools. I have particular experience in the Eton King's Scholarship paper, and have coached 6 boys for this exam, 3 of whom are now current King's/ Oppidan scholars at the school/ college. - Case study: "A", Eton King's Scholarship exam. "A" was naturally very bright, but severely let down by poor exam technique, including badly structured 'long-answers' and extremely messy (often illegible) writing which prevented him achieving the high scores of which he was capable. We discovered that his handwriting deteriorated as a result of perceived time pressure, leading to him rushing his answers to the longer questions and spewing out garbage. Despite this, he invariably failed to complete a paper under timed conditions. We therefore focussed heavily on techniques for answering and structuring long answers appropriately and concisely. By understanding the proper way to answer questions, and that he could say more with less, his answers become both more legible and higher-scoring, and he was also able to complete the papers in time. He went on to earn the scholarship. GCSEs: My GCSE students have been by far my biggest cohort over the years. I am equally at home with Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths at this level, and have already taken a number of students through the first round of the new 9-1 Maths specifications. I have also home-schooled at least 7 students in these subjects (from memory!), meaning I have often had to teach the entirety of the specifications from scratch, and set and mark regular homework in addition to providing exam preparation. - Case study: "R", home-schooled, IGCSE Maths and Sciences "R" had been excluded from his school at the start of year 10 for behavioural reasons. However, he had been offered a second chance to return to his school on condition that a) he provided regular proof that he was continuing to study for his GCSEs in the form of notes etc. and b) he could achieve at least an A in his IGCSE Maths, which he was due to take the following summer, a year early. I was contacted to work on maths and the three sciences with him. We met 3 times a week, allotting equal time for each subject. "R" had either mislaid or simply not made any notes for any of his subjects, so we had to start at the very beginning, ensuring not only that he had a comprehensive set of notes on each subject, but that he was keeping them sufficiently organised that he might send copies to his school. Come the end of the year, "R" achieved an A* in maths and was offered a place to return to his original school. A-Levels/ IB: My A-Level/ IB specialism is Biology. Most years I usually take on at least 1 or 2 students at this level. Biology is notorious for being one of the most 'content-dense' A-Level/ IB topics and there is a lot of factual learning involved, combined with some complex concepts. Invariably the topics that cause students the biggest headaches are the biochemical pathways of respiration and photosynthesis. I find the best way to help students learn these is to get them to focus on the bigger picture - what is the purpose of each step, and the process as a whole? What are the important outputs? How does it all fit into the grand scheme of things? Biology becomes a lot easier to digest when the interconnectedness of all life processes is appreciated. Everything is a cog in a big living machine. - Case study: "H", OCR A-Level Biology "H" was studying Biology alongside 2 non-science A-Levels. She required two As and a B to get into her preferred course at university, and whilst she felt As were attainable in her non-science A-levels, she was struggling to meet the B grade boundary in her internal Biology tests and exams, often dropping to a D. After reviewing her mock scripts, it became clear that, besides an insufficiently deep understanding of certain topics, "H" had shortcomings in her exam technique. We initially identified the topics in which she struggled (mainly 'pathway' questions) and focussed on breaking these down and learning them inside out and back to front. We then moved onto practicing related long-answer exam questions, and establishing a consistent approach to answering them. "H" eventually became confident in tackling these topics and questions unassisted. She gained her B grade and her place on her preferred course.
London agency graphic designer with 5+ years professional experience.
I have been working in Graphic Design in London for 5 years in two different companies as well as freelancing for the last 7. I’m happy to help you with anything from improving your portfolio and how to find a creative job, to technical software instruction and advice on specific work. I’m friendly and easygoing, there are no stupid questions!
I’m passionate about teaching Maths!
I am currently a Maths tutor to the year 11’s in my school and would love to help any others who need help with maths GCSE so you can achieve the grade you are looking for. I will make sure to follow the specification specific to your exam board and help you on your journey. I will ensure that you know that you are capable of achieving and getting through the end of your Secondary chapter. I’ve also had experience in teaching dissecting skills to year 7’s-9s. I have completed NCS and I’m currently completing 16 hours of volunteering for an organisation called HeadStart. My gcse grades are as listed: English Literature: 7 English Language: 7 Maths: 8 Biology: 6 Chemistry: 6 Physics: 8 Geography: 8 RS: 8 Business: A French: 5 Arabic: A
Qualified English teacher & Entrance Exam Coach (7+|8+|11+)
Qualified Teacher, graded as ‘outstanding’ by the Institute of Education | Entrance Exam Coach | Education Consultant **Congratulations to my 2018 cohort who successfully gained entry to St Paul’s, Westminister, LEH, Putney and Tiffin! ** Choosing a tutor is an important decision. You want the very best for your child and the right tutor can harness their potential. Although new to this platform, I have worked with hundreds of students over the last decade. As a qualified English teacher I have an in-depth understanding of the National Curriculum. I trained at the world’s number one teacher training university, the prestigious Institute of Education in London. My mentor’s have described me as an ‘outstanding teacher who plans creative, engaging lessons and inspires students to achieve excellence.’ Approach Students exceed expectations when they are taught how great their potential is; I apply Prof. Dweck’s Growth Mindset to build students self-confidence. I have been successfully using this theory to plan my lessons for many years. Parents often tell me how much more enthusiastic, confident and engaged their child has become. I have a passion for literature and this is conveyed to all the students in my charge. Many of my GCSE students have gone on to study the subject at A-level. When meeting with a new student I assess their strengths, challenges and their learning style. I then create a bespoke learning plan which is mapped against desired targets. I use model answers, checklists and mastery marking to guide students to become independent learners. Entrance Exams I have coached students to successfully complete entrance exams at many independent schools across London and the UK. Many of my students also gain scholarships. I tutor for all aspects of 11+ and 13+ exams - English, Maths, Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning. Over the years I have crafted a wide range of resources to enable students to improve both their comprehension and composition skills. My specialist knowledge and resources have enabled me to maintain an impressive 100% pass rate. Interviews I have supported students preparing for interviews for independent schools and university. I have successfully coached students to gain entry to medical school, including preparation for the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI). University/Dissertation From planning stages to the final draft, I have supported students writing dissertations in various disciplines. I can assist with: all aspects of the planning process; the most effective way to structure an essay; and tips on how to write for academic purposes. I also offer a proof-reading service. Factfile - Over 8000 hours experience - Mentoring and tutoring for the last 10 years. - 100% achievement record. All my students reach (or exceed) their targets. - Successfully mentored students to gain 11+ scholarships. - Track record of helping to improve by two or more grades. - Successfully tutored students in the new syllabus to achieve Level 9. - I have a wide range of highly specialist resources. - Experienced in assisting students with SEN, including dyslexia and ASD. - Studied at the prestigious Institute of Education, London. - I apply the Growth Mindset to unlock student potential. - I use the latest research in pedagogy and child psychology to plan and deliver my lessons. - I am mentored by world-class English teachers and have been graded ‘Outstanding’.
I can help you learn Spanish like a pro or business development and economics
Broad Senior Management experience in top Logistics, Recruitment and Aviation companies in the UK. Special focus on Business Development, Economics, Marketing, People and Processes management, Sales and Funnels.
I am an experienced teacher and tutor with a personable style who gets results!
I have been teaching for eight years now and I can’t imagine doing anything else. I love all the hilarity and interesting conversations, alongside seeing students progress and reach their full potential. In my spare time I am an avid reader and traveller, and have now visited over 65 countries.