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I graduated from the University of Kent with a BA in History (First Class) and an MA in Modern History (Distinction) in 2011. With a passion for teaching and research, I undertook a PhD in History between 2011 to 2014, gaining my doctorate in May 2015. During this period, I have published in world-leading academic journals and have won funding and prizes for my research. While I specialise in British imperial and global history, I am also a generalist and have interests across the field of early modern and modern history. I currently teach early modern and modern papers for both Edexcel and AQA, and have previously taught OCR as well.
I began teaching in 2011 at the University of Kent as an Assistant Lecturer in History. In 2014, I became Head of History at a large Further Education institution in Sussex. As such, I was responsible for overseeing the provision of history teaching across the College to over 200 students, managing four College lecturers. I also taught full-time at the College, delivering the new History A Level curriculum from Edexcel, including a wide range of papers from early modern Tudor England to Communist States in the Twentieth Century.
For the 2015-16 academic year, my results were assessed at value-added 2, which is termed 'Outstanding', with 75% of my students achieving 'High Grades', and every single one going on to their selected University.
In October 2016, I joined the History Department at the University of Kent.
I am a very informal, relaxed and flexible tutor, who's happy to work around the tutee's schedule and to adapt my teaching to their specific set of circumstances - whether they are seeking to build up assessment skills, focus on content and knowledge, or to seek additional learning support. However, with all my tutees (as with my students), I privilege essay planning and writing techniques as these are the key skills to succeeding, not just on the History A Level, but to a range of subjects, especially in the Humanities.
As a tutor, I strive to create a friendly and pro-active, enjoyable learning environment, no matter how brief, in which a tutee can feel relaxed and open to new ideas and information.
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