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Religious Studies

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Primary £30.00
Secondary £30.00

Government and Politics

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A-Level £30.00
University £30.00
Casual Learner £30.00

Citizenship

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A-Level £30.00
University £30.00

Sociology

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A-Level £30.00
University £30.00
Casual Learner £30.00

Study Skills

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A-Level £30.00
University £30.00
Casual Learner £30.00

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Personal Description:

I live in Cheshire and have a 11 year old daughter and 8 year old son. I enjoy camping, the outdoors & the countryside in general. We like to travel around the UK, especially Scotland & Southern Ireland. I have enjoyed being successful professionally & in my academic career & I am always looking for new opportunities to make the best use of the skills I've developed over the years. I am an avid collector of rare coins and specialise in Canadian and Chinese varities. I enjoy the gym and workout quite often.

Tutoring Experience:

I have been teaching in Further & Higher education for the past 21 years & I have been Head of Subject at a College with Beacon status in the North West for 12 years. My ALPS value added results are in the top 25th percentile nationally and are graded thus as excellent. I am an examiner with a leading examination board for both politics and sociology. I have been tutoring privately for several years and as you can see here, my feedback has been exceptionally good. One Sociology student had been denied the opportunity to sit retakes at his college because his teachers thought he'd fail. He contacted me and we worked together in Northwich twice a week for three moths and his external candidate retakes changed from U's and E's to A's. This was very satisfying for me & the student concerned as he was able to go on & take a degree in Law, something he wouldn't have been able to do otherwise. Currently, I am tutoring students in Sociology and Politics across AQA, Edexcel and OCR Boards. I specialise in supporting University students with essays (editing/improving) and with dissertations and exam prep. More University students at under-graduate and post-graduate levels are coming to me for support in international relations, cultural studies, politics and sociology. These students were expected to get third class degrees but were awarded upper seconds (2.1) in summer 2012. I was extremley pleased to receive such news from them along with excellent feedback. In 2013 I have been writing some articles for Sociology Review on Religion, Modernity and Post-Modernity with the first being published in November 2013. I specialise in supporting University students with their essays, dissertations and even doctoral degrees. More recently I have been teaching at Sale Grammar school where I teach Politics, Sociology, RE, EPQ and Skills for Life.

Tutoring Approach:

I like to treat every student as an individual & seek to respond to their individual learning needs. I offer a very reliable, high standard of service & see us as working together to achieve a common objective, that of success in the summative examinations. Being an examiner for sociology is also a real advantage for my tutees too. More recently, I have been working with Nelson Thornes and a leading Examination Board to provide 50 online Sociology learning resources for publication in support of their textbook that supports the new A2 specification. I record podcasts to help my politics and sociology students and I make these available either on u-tube or my own website. I offer online tuition which has proved popular and very successful at heavily discounted rates for block bookings. Using my own online interactive quizzes, past papers, mark schemes and other electronic resources has really helped to make the tutorial experience a varied and stimulating one.

Qualifications:

  • Noth West Consortium (2009) - Diploma in Leadership (Professional) (✔ On File)
  • Cambridge Professional Academy (2008) - Level 7 Executive Diploma in Management (CMI) (Professional) (✔ On File)
  • Keele University (2003) - Doctor of Philosophy, American Campaign Finance Regulation (FEC), PGCE FAHE (PGCE) (✔ On File)
  • Birkbeck College (1997) - M.Sc (Lond) Government & Politics (2.1), M.Sc (Lond.) Politics & Administration, (Masters) (✔ On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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