Dr Fouzia holds 13 years experience in providing support to students studying Bachelor's, Master's and PhD in a range of subjects. Her work covers the following areas: university Pre-sessional courses, sociology, psychology, business, criminology, nursing, health and social care (both at college and university level), childcare, teaching, paramedical science, and beyond. Fouzia has extensive experience in working with UK and overseas students, including students from China, South Korea and Arab countries.
As an ESOL lecturer, she is highly experienced in supporting students for whom English is a second language and teaches them how to speak in different real-life situations, using advanced vocabulary. At the same time, particular focus is upon the student's grammar, making them aware of their speech so that they learn to correct themselves accordingly. Fouzia uses a wide range of accessible resources to teach English language skills, enabling learners to improve and perfect their pronunciation. Her unique teaching strategies empower learners to utilise the skills acquired in different settings with confidence.
Dr Fouzia follows a liberal, interactive and flexible tutoring style which is tailored to the needs of each student. She has experience in providing consultancy to university students at all levels. This includes:#/k#
Professional editing and proof reading academic assignments for structure, style, logical coherence, clarity, and critical analysis
Proofreading of manuscripts for publication in high-impact journals.
Academic skills and critical thinking
Critical appraisal of evidence and evidence-based practice
Research topic selection
Plan and structuring essays and dissertations
Guidance on report writing and creating PowerPoints for course work
Interpret and perform literature, systematic reviews
Research proposals for all subject
Advice and guidance on identifying research gaps
Data collection techniques (both qualitative and quantitative)
Research design/ research methodology
Academic poster presentations
Time and stress management
UCAS personal statement feedback
Interview techniques and mock interviews for university places (inc dentistry and medicine)
Dr Fouzia provides a personalised one-to-one service, meeting individual needs of students which enables them to actively engage in their lesson and boost confidence in the studies. She is punctual and offers a high standard service, and this is evident in the reviews received from previous students. Her holistic approach has resulted in excellent pass rates (Merits & Distinctions). In addition, being a lecturer, examiner, and interviewer, places her in an ideal position to help you or your child with medical school applications. Moreover, her deep understanding of pedagogical principles helps guide her tutorship. Fouzia offers support both in-person and online, via Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Skype. Students have found online lessons as effective as in-person (see reviews). Students can reach out to Fouzia out of lesson times via telephone, WhatsApp or email for any queries, progress conversations, target setting and more.
|Languages||English (British), Urdu, Punjabi|
|Availability||Weekends, Weekdays (all times)|
|References Available||On File|
|London South Bank University||2011||Professional||Certificate in Lifelong Learning for Adult ESOL Specialists|
|Birmingham City University||2010||Masters||Master of Arts in Education|
|Birmingham City University||2011||PGCE||Postgraduate Certificate in Education|
|University of Central England Birmingham||2008||QTS||Certificate of Higher Education in Further Education (CertEd)|
|Unpublished feedback (Usually negative)||1|