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Derek offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!


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High School $28.00$21.00
College $28.00$21.00


Price GuideOnline Lessons
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College $28.00$21.00
University $28.00$21.00

Learning Disabilities

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High School $28.00$21.00
College $28.00$21.00
University $28.00$21.00
Casual $28.00$21.00

Social Science

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College $28.00$21.00
University $28.00$21.00

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Personal Description:

Originally from Edinburgh, Scotland. Migrated to Adelaide, South Australia in 1963. Educated at Brighton Primary School, Pulteney Grammar School, Flinders University and University of Adelaide. Relocated to Mildura, Victoria in 1985. Can provide tuition across Mallee, Mildura, Wentworth and Wimmera regions. Married to Angela, a VET - sector Business & IT Trainer / Assessor. Hobbies include model railways, politics and reading.

My teaching and / or tutoring areas include Australian Citizenship Test, English, Foundation Studies, History, Literacy, NAPLAN, Numeracy, Politics, Resume Writing, Sociology, SOSE and Victoria Police Entry Examination.

Tuition Experience:

1979 - 1981: Taught at Eudunda Area School, Eyre High School (Whyalla), John Pirie High School, Port Augusta High School and Risdon Park High School (Port Pirie).

1982 - 1984: Taught at Assumption College (Kilmore).

1985 - 2003: Taught at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE (Mildura).

1990 - 2000: Tutored at La Trobe University (Mildura Campus).

2004 - 2015: Taught at Cadell Training Centre (Cadell), MADEC (Mildura and Swan Hill), Top End Training (Mildura), Interskills (Salisbury and Berri) and Albury Wodonga Community College (Mildura Site).

2015: Established Really Useful Home Tutoring after gaining a Certificate IV in SBM.

Tutoring Approach:

Have had experience with Early School Leavers; English as an Additional Language, Indigenous, Mature - age, Secondary and Special Needs' Learners.

Can provide tutoring in cafes, learners' homes, libraries, etc.

Can provide either one - to - one and / or small group tutoring.

Tutoring can be contextualised to individual learner needs.

Tutoring is about talking with learners rather than lecturing them and offering suggestions to their academic concerns.

Native Language: English
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • WM Training (2013) - Certificate IV in TESOL (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • Fortress Learning (2010) - Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • University of Adelaide (1980) - Diploma of Education (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • Flinders University (1978) - Bachelor of Arts (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)

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