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Lessons offered by Sylvain
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Oral comprehension - French
Levels
  • All Levels

-French, Politics, Project Management -London -MA International Relations & MSc International Project Management

Methodology

A levels and Degree levels receive my help. I do not take more than 10 students (A levels) and more than 5 (Degree Levels) in one class.
Graphics, different colours, diagrams, figures, books, magazines, newspapers, academic websites,student participation, colleagues

Experience

Law, Philosophy, writer, community leader, senior youth support worker, journalism, political leader.
I have taught as a private tutor since 2005. My students range from A Levels to Degree levels in different subjects. So far at least 50 students have benefited from my tutorship.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for online lessons : £15/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £14
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £13
Lessons offered by Sylvain
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Oral comprehension - French
Levels
  • All Levels

Sylvain's CV

SYLVAIN DE BOGOU
119 Pembury Close
Pembury Road, E5 8JR
Tel: +(concealed information)11
Email: (concealed information)

PROFESSIONALPROFILE
A highly professional, confident and ambitious individual, with over twelve years’ commercial, youth work and immigration experience within a variety of roles including representing the employers at meetings and conferences, appearing as expert-witness in court for asylum seekers and refugees, visiting detention camps, worked as senior youth worker and as assistant manager and manager. Community Leader with a well-known organisational record by the British Authorities (last to date: sit in at the Libyan Embassy in London against slavery. At least 3000 people attended on December 09th, 2017).

Self-motivated, reliable and diplomatic, with a proven ability to multi-task, working calmly and rationally under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude. Good-humoured and approachable and friendly, seeking to provide a high quality of customer service at all times, working discreetly and meticulously.

Displays high levels of integrity, a strong team player who also enjoys a degree of autonomy and independence, very open-minded.

KEY SKILLS

Communication

*Possesses excellent interpersonal skills, highly perceptive and quickly able to develop relationship with customers and colleagues.

*A very good listener, with well-developed presentation and public speaking skills.

Customer service

*Exceeds all expectations in an assured, impressive and unhesitating manner through interpretation of individual requirements, provision of personal assurance and an empathetic approach at all times.

*Creates and maintains a positive and motivational environment, providing a great atmosphere and service for all customers.

Problem Solving

*Applies initiatives and creativity to resolve difficult situations, utilising limited facilities available to compensate for any technical or personal problems experienced by customers and/or colleagues.






Organisation

*Plans, prioritises and schedules tasks efficiently, maintaining objectivity in difficult situations and handling multiple demands and competing priorities.

*Able to navigate through a multitude of issues, to recognise and evaluate situations, define a clear way forward, actively adapting to changing situations.

Relationship Management

*Engenders trust by displaying absolute integrity in all transactions.

*Demonstrates a concern for harmony and a friendly environment.

Language

*Highly fluent in French, speaks at least two African languages.

IT

*Proficient user of MS Word, Microsoft Project, Excel and PowerPoint using a PC or Mac.

ACHIEVEMENTS

*Represented the different companies and organisations I have worked for at various events, including press and media meetings to make employers known to the general public or to be their main representative (since 2005 to today).

*Empowering my community (parents and other community leaders-to-be) for the integration of the entire community.

*Attending courts as a community leader and an expert-witness to help different people in their asylum cases.

*I have several times been in The House of Commons to make hear my community’s voices about any new Laws and Policies that affect us all as residents and citizens of the UK.

*Interventions on different television channels to discuss/debate World current affairs.

*Several articles on different subjects in different newspapers (in English & French).

*A writer with five books published: Unfinished symphony; “Cris d’exil” (Words or Shouts from exile); “Le retour du sphinx” (The return of the sphinx); “Lettre des manes tutelaires” (Letter from the ancestors) and “Défis Africains” (African challenges).




CAREER HISTORY

September 1017-today: Support Worker (with Blessing Agencies Ltd).

*Supporting autistic people, writing daily and monthly reports for the manager. These reports underline the different points (the users’ behaviour, the eventual difficulties met and making suggestions that could improve the job and my own career development).

January 2013-August 2017: Senior Youth Worker at Transitions Living, London.

*Making sure that clients receive the service and benefits they are entitled to.
*Helping them with their job search and taking them to training and activity centres.
*Communicating with key agencies and providers in the local community.
*Teaching clients on shopping trips, accompanying them to Colleges, etc.
*Teaching life skills- road safety, use of public transport, cooking.
*Completing and writing of essential daily and monthly case reports on each service user.
*Ensuring the security and safety of the Home is maintained at all times.

2011-2013: Assistant Manager at Oxfam Burnt Oak

*Operating a till, handling cash transactions.
*Training and managing volunteers.
*Having key holder duties-opening and closing shop.
*Allocating tasks to the team.
*Managing the book keeping, accounts and daily banking.

2011: Volunteer at Red Cross in Birmingham.

*Teaching the service users how to eat sensibly healthy to avoid numerous heart diseases.
*Advising other serve users on the advantages of practising sport.

2000-2009: Volunteer General Secretary at Ivorian Relief Action Group.

This organisation defended the rights of Ivorian asylum seekers and refugees in the UK.
*Preparing correspondence and documents.
*Liaising with lawyers, and benefit advisors on behalf of refugees.
*Handling confidential and sensitive information.
*Signposting to other organisations depending on support needs.

2000-2012: Student Accommodation Supervisor at King’s College Campus, Hampstead.

*Ensured that high standards of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained whilst making sure that operations comply with health and safety regulations.
*Maintained the tenancy database and ensured the tenants are well managed.
*Provided a first class customer service.
*Patrolling and monitoring the halls for safety concerns-smoking in the room, etc.
*Ensuring that students adhere to all policies and procedures, and report any concerns to the manager.


1997-2000: Cashier and Assistant Manager at Budgens, Cricklewood.

1994-1997: Cashier and Caretaker at ABC Cinemas Ltd, Golders Green.


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

January 2017-January 2018: Finished MSc International Project Management at Anglia Ruskin University, London.

May 2016: Two Certificates of Attendance (Levels 1, 2, 3) OISC Training (Immigration Law)

2011: First Aid Training.

May 2015: Safeguarding Certificate (Young People).

May 2009: Teaching Assistant Certificate.

2001: Degree in Politics & French at London Metropolitan University.

1996-1997: Access to Law Certificate.

1994-1996: Three (3) ESOL Certificates.

1990-1992: DEUG 2 (Law and Philosophy) at the University of Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

1987-1990: Baccalaureate at Lycée Classique Abidjan, Ivory Coast.


VOLUNTARY WORK

*2011: Voluntary work with The British Red Cross for six (6) months.

*2007: Voluntary work at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International.

*1999-2005: Secretary in charge of Immigration at the Ivorian Relief Action Group (Refugees and Asylum Seekers’ Charity)


HOBBIES

*Music lover (Country and various African music), very good cook and a Martial Artist (Kung Fu).

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