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The Best Online Tutors in South Africa

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Professional Online Tutors in South Africa

All of our high quality online tutors in south africa are interviewed and background-checked before tutoring on Spires.

professional online null tutor Dr Steve
Doctorate, University College London: Institute of Education; Postgraduate in Philosophy: Birkbeck College, University of London; MA in Design: UAL Central Saint Martins;

I have 26 years of experience in tutoring and supporting learners to achieve their goals. I have a strong knowledge of excellent academic practice, developing your understanding of the arguments, and sharpening your subject comprehension, critical thinking, and essay writing skills for examination and assessment. I convert complicated theories and paradigms into straightforward ideas, with practical worth, and impart useful advice to my clients.

I tutor KS3, GCSE/IGCSE, A-Level/IAL-Level, CAIE/CIE, EPQ, IB, IPQ, PRE-U, and SQA Learners, Undergraduate, Postgraduate/Doctoral Students, Oxbridge Entrance/UCAS Personal Statement Applicants, and US Common App/Ivy Applicants, College Essay Students, and Professional Clients.

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6797 hours taught
professional online null tutor Amy
BA/MA English, Drama and Education University of Cambridge

I am flexible, dedicated and personal in my approach, making what seems complex and alien seem relevant and applicable - and therefore more memorable!

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3306 hours taught
professional online null tutor Andrew
Mphil, Leicester

My name is Andrew Wallace I have been a professional tutor for 15 years . I specialise in A level Chemistry and Biology. I frequently teach GCSE science in Physics Chemistry and Biology. I have taught many different exam boards which include AQA OCR and Edexcel and WJEC. I am pleased to say my students improve their grades and go on to their goals.

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2901 hours taught
professional online null tutor Khizar
Member, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

With more than 8 years of teaching both professional (ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, CIMA, ICAI, under-graduate and post-graduate) and O (IGCSE) & A level students, I can say I have mastered the art of imparting knowledge. Have taught more than 50 batches and more than 100 one-to-one tuitions to students of using state-of-the-art learning tools to make the process engaging and far more fun.

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2837 hours taught
professional online null tutor Tanya
Natural Sciences, University of Middlesex in collaboration with CNELM and The Open University

Experienced science teacher offering outstanding chemistry and biology tuition at A level to cover all exam boards. I have experience both as a tutor and exam marker and can also offer science and maths at GCSE to include physics, chemistry and biology. I offer science and maths at KS3.

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1816 hours taught
professional online null tutor Liezel
Research Psychology, Stellenbosch University

I am a quantitative researcher with more than 30 years experience, who specializes in statistics and research methodology. I hold a PhD and am a registered research psychologist. I was a lecturer for many years in research methodology and statistics for the social sciences, as well as psychometrics. I am also an SPSS trainer and tutor SPSS from introductory to advanced topics.

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1213 hours taught
professional online null tutor Rebecca
Chemistry, King's College, University of London

Experienced chemistry tutor and former examiner from the UK. My educational background includes a grammar school education and a 1st Class Honours degree in chemistry from a top Russell Group University.

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1095 hours taught
professional online null tutor Yi
Mathematics, King's College London

GCSE and A-Level Maths Tutor

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4525 hours taught

Pricing Per Hour

Spires is a marketplace. Tutors will bid on your job. Their prices will depend on your needs and their expertise.

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Primary & Secondary

From $30/hr.

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Undergraduate, Postgraduate & Admissions

From $40/hr.

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Chartered Qualifications

From $50/hr.

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Online Tutors in South Africa FAQs

How can online tutoring from Spires support students in South Africa?

For South African students, Spires Online Tutors offers an integrated educational approach that acknowledges local curriculums and complements them with global standards. Through careful assessment of the student’s current academic level, our tutors curate lessons tailored to the South African academic landscape while also exposing students to international methodologies.

Why should South African students choose Spires Online Tutors?

Our rigorous selection ensures that only the top 4% of tutor applications are approved, guaranteeing unparalleled academic assistance for students in South Africa. Our tutors, while well-acquainted with the South African education framework, also bring international perspectives to their teaching. The flexible pricing system on our platform ensures that world-class education remains accessible and custom-fit for South African students.

How does the Spires’ online tutoring method serve students in South Africa?

Our streamlined process for South African students involves:

  1. Utilising the ‘Find a Tutor’ feature, specifying requirements in line with the South African curriculum.
  2. Browsing profiles of tutors who have expertise in the South African academic system.
  3. Engaging in personalised online tutoring sessions.
  4. Revisiting concepts through our archived lessons, ensuring that knowledge is firmly grasped.

Is having a local South African tutor necessary?

While local knowledge is invaluable, the efficacy of the tutor holds paramount importance. With Spires, South African students can access an extensive cadre of elite tutors, ensuring a blend of local insights and global pedagogic excellence.

Who would be my tutor in South Africa?

The choice rests with you. Spires showcases a plethora of tutors proficient in the South African educational milieu, allowing students to assess profiles, engage in preliminary interactions, and ultimately decide on their academic partner.

What qualifications do Spires tutors catering to South African students possess?

In order to provide high-calibre tutoring for South African students, our tutors typically possess at least a Bachelor’s degree, complemented by rich tutoring experiences. Background checks further validate the quality and reliability of our tutors.

What is the pricing structure for tutoring services in South Africa?

Tailored for South African students:

  1. School Level: Starting from £30/hr for foundational and high school education.
  2. University Level: Beginning at £40/hr for undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
  3. Professional Guidance: Initiating at £50/hr for specialised subjects.

How does online tutoring enhance the academic journey for South African students?

For South African students, Spires offers a unique blend of local academic traditions and global best practices, ensuring an enriching, contextually relevant, and expansive educational trajectory.

Can Spires Online Tutors assist South African students aspiring for UK university admissions?

Definitely! Spires is primed to offer robust guidance for South African students aiming to study in UK universities. Our tutors, well-versed in both South African and UK academic norms, provide strategic insights and preparation guidance.

Do South African students encounter any upfront fees?

No. At Spires, we believe in transparency, assuring South African students pay only for sessions they attend, with no hidden or initial charges.

How do students from South Africa manage payments?

Payments post sessions are effortlessly processed. However, students may be charged for sessions missed without prior notification.

Are there tailored discounts for South African students?

Direct discounts are not on offer. However, South African students can gain from our referral programme, garnering benefits for every successful introduction.

Which prominent institutions in South Africa are most Spires Tutors’ students associated with?

Our South African student community predominantly stems from:

  • Universities: University of Cape Town, University of the Witwatersrand, Stellenbosch University.
  • Secondary Schools: Bishops Diocesan College, Paul Roos Gymnasium, Pretoria Boys High School.
  • Primary Schools: The Ridge School, Western Province Preparatory School, Clifton School.

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