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John offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!


Price Guide
Primary $40.00
Secondary $40.00
Adult/Casual $40.00

Special Needs

Price Guide
Primary $40.00
Secondary $40.00
Adult/Casual $40.00


Price Guide
Primary $40.00
Secondary $40.00
Adult/Casual $40.00

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Personal Description:

A literacy expert who teaches

1. ENGLISH LEARNERS learners of all ages to:
write, read, speak, listen and remember well

If a child grew up listening to a Non-English language, that child will need this programme to improve their memory, comprehension and expression of English

Also, a reliable programme for remediating

2. Specific Learning Disabilities (S.L.D.)
(Working memory and attention development)
a) Dyslexia
(b) Working memory deficit
(c) Auditory Processing Disorder (A.P.D)
(d) Aphantasia (lack of mental imagery when reading )

New Zealand's most advanced foundation learning programme

Online tuition available
Making universal education a reality

Tutoring Experience:

1. Multicultural teaching specialist
2. Principal (Northland and B.o.P)
3. Literacy researcher (Since 2005)
4.Tutor (Since 2009)

Tutoring Approach:

Specific Learning Disabilities Programme
The organisation of thought for learning

Neurological training
1. Listening and memory-based learning
2. Confidence and self-esteem building

Causes of Specific Learning Disability
1. A period of hearing loss in early childhood
2. Depression, perhaps caused by a period of stress - such as a marriage breakup

Measure of progress
The New Zealand Ministry of Education school's reading levels The assessment also measures the learners control over listening and working memory

Auckland Literacy Association

Tutor Resources: (free to download)

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


  • Ministry of Education (1977) - Trained Teachers Certificate (Professional) (✔ On File)

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