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Lessons offered by Abayomi
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • History
  • Current affairs
  • Politics
  • International relationships
  • Citizenship
Levels
  • All Levels

An inspiring Tutor with 20 years’ experience. My subjects are History, Government/Politics

Methodology

My methodology is to first get to know the students, their weaknesses, strengths, goals, and then plan how to help them. My method is intensive, interactive sessions, where by students are tasked with in depth participation in topic discussed.

Background

History & Politics Home Tutor, Various Agencies

I worked with students in their homes aged 16+

• Taught History at GCSE and Advanced Level Examinations
• Created lesson plans, review worksheets to prepare students for tests and examinations
• Communicated with parents about students' their progress

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £14/h
Lessons offered by Abayomi
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • History
  • Current affairs
  • Politics
  • International relationships
  • Citizenship
Levels
  • All Levels

Abayomi's CV

Abayomi Shoyebi
Personal Profile

An inspiring, self-motivated, Tutor with over 20 years’ experience of working in the teaching profession based in Schools overseas and private tutoring in the UK. My specialist subjects were History, Government/Politics (African & European History 1789 to present, American History 1945 to present, Global History 1945 to present & International Relations 1900 to present). With a strong awareness and passion for tutoring teenagers (16+), undergraduates and mature learners to develop and pass exams in their chosen subjects. I enjoy being part of and encouraging inclusive education and promoting good positive learning techniques.

Skills

• Building effective relationships with Students, Parents and/or Guardians
• Specialist in tutoring GCSE & A Level Syllabus’s (History, Government & Politics)
• Punctual, dependable and reliable
• Excellent communication skills
• Fully trained in all aspects of Health & Safety and Hygiene related to providing a stimulating and safe environment for learning.

Employment History

History & Politics Home Tutor, Various Agencies (London) Sept 2002 – Oct 2010

As a Home Tutor I worked with students in their homes aged 16+. My duties included the following:

• Taught History to students studying for GCSE Ordinary and Advanced Level Examinations
• Created lesson plans, review worksheets, and practice tests to prepare students for weekly tests
• Prepared students who successfully passed their exams.
• Communicated with parents about students' progress
• Tutor students and assist with assignments and concepts

Senior Tutor & Co-Supervisory Tutor, Zamani College, Kaduna, Nigeria 1994 -2002

As a Senior Tutor, my duties included:

• Taught History and Government/Politics
• Organised the Literary and Debating Society
• Co-Editor of the “The Zamani” College Magazine
• Ages of students were 16+
• Supervise exams (Invigilator)
• Write up student reports
• Head of Department for History

Foreign & Economic Correspondent Journalist, Citizen Magazine, Kaduna Nigeria 1992-1994

As a Journalist for Citizen Magazine my tasks included:

• Reported on International News
• News gathering and research for stories
• Write up articles for magazine publications

Part-time Lecturer (Institute of Education), University of Jos, Nigeria July - Sept 1990

• Lectured Year 2 Teacher Training Students.
• Course Unit - Theories of Development and Underdevelopment.

Private Tutor, Specialist Tutorial Agency 1984-1992

• Provided personal tutoring in History and Government/Politics at GCE Ordinary and Advanced Levels
• Tutored Students for University Matriculation Entrance Examinations;
• Prepared Students for examinations set by the Cambridge University Examination Board and the West African Examination Board, respectively.

Private Tutor, Government College Kachia, Kaduna State 1982-1984

• Tutor History and Government/Politics at GCE Ordinary and Advanced Levels
• Prepared Students for University Matriculation Entrance Examinations

National Youth Service Scheme (Teaching),Government College, Lagos 1981-1982

• Provided personal tutoring in History and Government/Politics at GCE Ordinary and Advanced Levels
• Also taught English Literature

Education and Training

• GCSE Mathematics (C) – 2013
• Level 4 Certificate in Further Education Teaching - 2006
• MA History - 1992
• BA (Hons) in History – 1981
• A-Level History - 1978
• A-Level English Literature - 1978
• A-Level Religious Studies -1978
• O-Level Arts & Humanities - 1975

Excellent references available on request

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