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Sue offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!

English

Price Guide
Primary $25.00
High School $30.00
College $35.00
University $40.00
Casual $35.00

Geography

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Primary $25.00
High School $30.00
College $35.00
Casual $35.00

Social Science

Price Guide
Primary $25.00
High School $30.00
College $35.00
University $40.00
Casual $35.00

Study Skills / Essay Writing

Price Guide
Primary $25.00
High School $30.00
College $35.00
University $40.00
Casual $35.00

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Personal Description:

I Have a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Double Major in English Literature, a Double Major in South East Asian Political Science and a Major in Anthropology. (Charles Darwin University 1996).

I studied a Diploma in Conservation and Land Management to improve my knowledge in climate change, conservation and environmental protection. I volunteer with Friends of Mitchell Creek Catchment Landcare Group in Palmerston and visit schools through Darwin and Palmerston to encourage environmental activities engagement. In 2013 I won 2 NT Awards for my volunteer work in Mitchell Creek - the NT Individual Land-care Award and the Inaugural NRM Individual Champion Award.

I am an experienced local tutor of 12 years in the subject areas of English, Humanities and Social Sciences/SOCE from primary school through to third year university level.
I have experience with students from all ages and walks of life through all school levels from TAFE, VET in Schools and University level in the Greater Darwin Area.
At university level I tutor students who are studying locally at CDU and also distance education students e.g. Deakin University.

Tuition Experience:

I have 12 years experience as a private and professional tutor of children, teenagers, young adults and adults.

I am a nationally accredited tutor with Acredited Tutor **Web Address Removed**)

I tutor undergraduate University, Secondary and Primary students in Literacy and English, History, Politics, Anthropology, Society and Culture (SOCE) and Nature Conservation Studies (Environmental studies).

I tutor adults in Language,Literacy and Numeracy for sucess in resume-writing skills for job entry or to go onto further study.

Here are some areas in which I provide Academic Coaching to improve student's marks:
Exam Preparation & Composition Skills; Assignment, Essay & Report Writing Skills; Time Management; Note -taking; school syllabus use; Homework Sessions.

I also provide Study Skills sessions for Improved Learning and Literacy in Reading and Writing.

I have private tutoring experience at the following levels:
Primary - Years 5-6, Middle - Years 7-10; (Bakewell, Driver, Moulden, Sacred Heart, Parap and Nakara Primary Schools)
Senior School - Years 11 - 12; (Darwin High School; Kormilda College; Rosebery Middle School)

2000-2005: Master Coaching Centre, Rosebery Palmerston.( Taminmin College; Darwin High School; Kormilda College; Palmerston Senior College; St Johns College)

2013: VET in Schools (Palmerston Senior College) Conservation and Land Management- Certificate 1-3.

1998-2006/ 2013- current: Undergraduate University level; Politics, Anthropology, English Literature, Social Policy. (Charles Darwin University on-site, Deakin University - distance students.

2013-current: TAFE Studies - Certificate to Diploma.Conservation and Land Development; Community Co-ordination and Facilitation. (Charles Darwin University)

Curent student demographic: Caucasian, Chinese, Greek, Indigenous, Indian, Sri Lankan, African.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is a strengths based approach, this means my primary goal is to listen and work with each student or client to assist them at their speed to become confident, lifelong learners with a sense of purpose.

The benefit of using the services of a private tutor is that a specific subject or skill is taught to the student at their own pace often in a one to one setting and this additional academic support ideally allows the student to improve their knowledge or skills more rapidly than in a classroom setting.

I am happy to work with the student's school to develop a smooth learning experience for each student.

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

Qualifications:

  • Farmgate Training (2017) - Diploma Community Consultation & Facilitation (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • Charles Darwin University (2013) - Diploma Conservation & Land Management (Other) (✔ On File)
  • Alana Kaye Training (2013) - Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment (Other) (✔ On File)
  • Charles Darwin University (1996) - BArts (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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