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- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Sociology and Government and Politics are my two key subjects, something I studied as a post-graduate and research student. I have also been supporting more University students in subjects such as International Relations, Cultural Studies, Social Studies, Social Work, Religion, and other areas related to the social and political sciences. I also specialise in supporting University students with their dissertations and thesis research and writing.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
BA (Hons) Government 2.1, M.Sc (Lond.) Politics and Administration, Doctor of Philosophy, American Politics, PGCE in further and higher education, CMI Executive Diploma in Management level 7, Diploma in Educational Leadership. I worked on the Clinton Campaign in 1992 in New York and undertook Doctoral research in Washington DC in October 2001. My work has been highly influential in the area of American political campaign finance regulation and more specifically enforcement and administrative practice. I have qualifications in supporting lower ability learners and have experience in supporting those with spectrum disorders.
- How much do you charge?
I charge £25 per hour for a 10 hour block booking. The more hours purchased the lower the hourly rate. 5 hour and 10 hour blocks can be bought via paypal 'buy it now buttons on my website. My time can be used for traditional teaching via Skype video calls, for detailed feedback on essays, dissertations or to improve your UCAS personal statement. I also help University students with very challenging Journal Articles by making the language and the ideas more accessible. For those higher education students needing more support, I can help with essays, editing and improvements and have another website dedicated to this where a free PDF can be downloaded to support those writing dissertations. So in terms of charges, I only charge for the time spent on the educational service, not different prices for different services. Those seeking long term support I provide 5hrs free for chose who purchase 20hrs.
- Where do you teach?
Most of my teaching is done online but students are welcome to come to me in Crewe should they wish to do so. The online method is really useful because you can avoid the travelling and easily access mark schemes, past papers, internet sources and other sources. The online approach with video call, e-mail etc........also help to keep the prices affordable.
- When are you available?
7 days a week!
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I primarily teach 16-18 year-olds but I also teach University students. I also support a number of undergraduates with their summative essays and help in the editing process to support them with their dissertations. Recent undergraduate work I have been involved with has been the Underclass, Social Exclusion and Howard Garfinkl's ethnomethodology, Youth Policy and Attachment, Theology, Gender in the Norwegian Military, Citizenship. I am also able to support those taking Masters and Doctorates and have plenty of experience as a dissertation or thesis supervisor. My own thesis was widely reported both in the US media and academic circles such as Roll Call.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
AS, A2, Undergraduate and Masters Degrees, Ph.D too.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I use Skype and have a a PC that uses logitech Webcam for video calls. I tutor online during the evenings and weekends and significantly discount my hourly rate for this service. Students have found that discussing their essays online has been very helpful and saves them time too! I can research your specific topic beforehand and this really makes the best use of our time online.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I recognise that students are all at different levels and have different needs. I offer a quality reliable service that makes the subject enjoyable and meets the demands of the assessments. I have particular expertise with essay and examination technique.
If you are a higher education student looking for support with essays, dissertations and exams then I am the tutor you need to contact. Students projected to achieve a 3rd class degree have come away with a 2.1 having benefitted from my tutorial and editing services. Get the career you want, not a second or third preference.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have 23 years teaching experience and have taught in schools, colleges and universities. I am a highly experienced tutor and specialise with in online teaching and have excellent feedback from a large number of former learners and their parents. I write for Nelson Thornes and Hodder Education who are both publishers on 'A' level Sociology and I am an examiner for the New Sociology Specification 7192/2. I use a variety of teaching methods and resources and I'm always willing to read up on areas I might not be familiar with in order to give value for money and a quality learning experience. I have had a number of articles published in Sociology Review on crime, religion and education and really enjoy writing non fiction for publication. My work have is increasingly focused on supporting students who may have been disappointed with their results from school or collage. Furthermore, i support University students with improving their assessments and dissertations. I also provide a free PDF file all about dissertations on my own website which I can direct you to. I have taught in schools located in areas of deprivation but also in the more affluent catchment areas such as grammar schools. I have been head of Subject at a College in the North West for 13 years and have also taught at a number of Universities in the Midland and the North West.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
I trained as an undergraduate at the University of Central Lancashire, then went on to take a Post-Graduate degree at the University of London (Birkbeck College). I took my Doctorate at Keele and my PGCE at Manachester Met. I also studied Post-Graduate Management via Cambridge Professional Academy.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
PSA, BAAS, CMI.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I have students from level 3 health and social care right up to Ph.D students who are located in this country and abroad. As I am an experienced examiner and a published author of peer reviewed work I can support a range of students.
The sessions have helped my learning greatly, the one on one nature of them means I get a deeper understanding of the subject area and any queries I have about it can be directly answered and explained
The nature of the tutoring is also excellent; being tailored to the way I personally learn best to make sure I get optimum learning from them, I would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to enhance their learning as they have been an invaluable aid to my exam preparation.
I find these lessons really useful! Writing out essays after having read through lots of material and having someone to critically go through your essay as well as adding essay plans etc is really invaluable when it comes to learning things for the exams. I also wouldn't have been able to do it alone, and definitely required help from a tutor to help me progress
I studied A level sociology on a part-time basis, and found the help I received to be invaluable. My tutor was insightful, very approachable and dedicated to helping me achieve my goals. I was particularly surprised by the depth at which we were able to cover the syllabus online. From my experience, I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Marbury education
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