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Stephen

Stephen

F2F or Online. I have tutored 49 happy students via First Tutors, incl. GCSE, A-level, undergrad, postgrad, & doctoral students, as well as young adult & adult learners over 25 years. I HAVE A PROVEN TRACK-RECORD OF DELIVERING SUCCESS FOR MY TUTEES! OVER 2005-2015 THE AVERAGE IMPROVEMENT FOR MY A LEVEL HISTORY MODULE RE-SIT TUTEES WAS 17 %. MY KEYNOTE RESULTS:
my Tutee (West Byfleet) 2015. Edexcel A level History: Overall result. A* 91%
my tutee (Egham): 2013
~ Sat AQA Hist A2 Unit 3 Opt.B (HIS3B) The Triumph of Elizabeth 1547-1603 in June 2013: RESULT 88%. A*
My tutee (Bracknell): 2012
~ Re-Sat: Edexcel AS History Unit 1 (6HI01) Opt D (World Divided: Comm & Democracy in 20thC"), Opt D.3 "Russia in Revolution 1881-1924" and Opt D.4 "Stalin's Russia 1924-1953" in June 2012: Result A* 90% [original mark in Jan 2012 was 50%].

My tutee (Knaphill): 2011
~ Resat Edexcel AS Unit 2 Opt A (6H103A) Jul 2011: Result A* (100%)! [original mark 69%]. My best result of all.
~ Sat A2 Unit 3 Opt A JUL 2011: Result A* (90%).
~ OVERALL A-LEVEL RESULT: A* [351/400] 88%

My tutee (Guildford): 2011
~ Resat Edexcel AS Unit 1 Option E (6H101E) in Jan 2011: Result A* (98%) [original mark 70%].

~ I am a well-established academic historian and have published many books and articles.
~ I am an elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
~ I have been a member of Council of the Society of Army Historical Research.
~ During 2004-2008 I was chariman of the Prestigious Templer Medal Historical literary prize selection Committee.
~ Over the past 20 years I have had a wide variety of tutoring, teaching and lecturing posts in the field of history and military history.
~ My tutorial style is enthusiastic and engaging, and is tailored to the individual needs of the student.
~ I can use my expertise to enhance a tutee's essay writing and exam technique, their analytical and writing skills, their coursework, and subject matter revision.
~ I have a valid CRB and MOD Security Clearance
~ I CHARGE FOR MY PETROL IN TRAVELLING TO THE TUTEE AT THE INLAND REVENUE RATE OF FIFTY PENCE PER MILE.

Tutoring Experience

Teaching Experience:
Teaching Assistant, History, King's College University of London (1992-94)
Assistant Lecturer, History, King's College University of London (1995-96)
Associate Lecturer, Dept of European and International Studies (1995-96)
Senior Lecturer, Ministry of Defence (1996-present)
Tutor in Politics/History for Home Tutors, London (1990-1996)
Tutor in History for Premier Student Conferences (2004)
Tutor in Politics/History for UK Tutors (2009-present)
Tutor in History (Independent) (1991-present)
Tutor/Lecturer in History, various American University Summer Schools (2001-2009)
Visiting Lecturer in History, The Universty of Birmingham (School of Continuing Adult Studies)
External Examiner, University of Wolverhampton (2004-2008)
External Examiner, University of Birmingham (2009-)
Student seminars in History: The Universities of Wolverhampton,Salford, School of Continuing Education, Birmingham

Tutoring Approach

I aim to make learning fun.
I will respond to the student's individual needs.
You will get a carefully structured approach that suits your abilities and individual objectives.
You will get considered feedback to help you develop your skills.
I will, if required, develop your essay writing skills so that you obtain better marks with whatever subject-matter knowledge you possess.
I will, if required, develop your analytical skills.
I will, if required, develop your background knowledge and subject-matter understanding.
I wil, if required, assist with revision programmes.
I am flexible with regard to frequency, timing, duration and scope of individual sessions.

LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File

Qualifications

Royal Historical Society (FRHistS)2008OtherFellow
King's College, University of London1995DoctorateMilitary History
University of Kent at Canterbury1990MastersDistinction: International Relations
University of Exeter1989Bachelors2:1 History (Hons)

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HistoryIn-personOnline
GCSE£34£32.30
A-Level£35£33.25
University£37£35.15
Casual Learner£34£32.30
Government and PoliticsIn-personOnline
GCSE£34£32.30
A-Level£35£33.25
Casual Learner£35£33.25
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