I have tutored in maths & economics for six years, ranging from 7-18 years old. I am also a qualified teacher, with three years of teaching experience in a secondary school. For two of these years I was the Curriculum Leader for Maths & Economics, and was in charge of overhauling the curriculum in both subjects, planning and creating assessments, and supporting students who were falling behind or who needed challenging. This means I have wealth of experience in planning lessons to support students at all levels, including those with special educational needs; I have worked with many pupils with SEN, from dyslexia to autism, both as a teacher and tutor. Creating engaging resources and lessons which address difficulties students have in accessing or understanding the subject is at the heart of what I do.
Samantha's last completed A Level Economics job with Alex: 1-2 hrs/week - My son, Jack, is going into Upper sixth and is currently predicted an A/B in Economics A level but he wants to get an A* and has done that in some essays/tests but not all. The college are reviewing predictions at the moment so it may go up but he would like tutoring to give him the best chance of an A*. Ideally we are looking at either 1 or 2 hours a week. Thanks.
Samantha's last review in A Level Economics from Rachel: Another amazing session!
I have studied a BA in PPE, and also have an MA in Politics as well as an MSc in Economics. I have a knack for grinding down on complex problems until they look easy, and I love doing this with students and watching how things start to make sense to them. As regards language teaching: I am a German native speaker. What I think is even more important, though, is that I have learned several languages, both in school, but also since, in my free time (including French, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian), so I am well aware of how students learn languages and which aspects may be less intuitive than others.
Christian's last completed
Economics job with Jonathan:
2_HOURS - I'm looking to go over my sons entire economics AS course as it's been very badly taught by his teacher. He doesn't understand anything too well, but he has aptitude. I would like him to achieve a B grade and I am happy to have about 30 hours before his exams. He needs help primarily with content, but also with analysis.
We would like someone who is also able to help him with his study skills and revision technique. Someone who is very enthusiastic, but firm enough to hold him to account when he doesn't do his work. A friendly and firm approach would be perfect. He is a very good trampoleenist, gymnast and footballer so it would be a bonus if you like sport! He is easy to get along with, but don't let him make any excuses for late homework! Please spend the first week getting him into good habits, then we can settle in to 2.5 hours a week or so to get him up to speed for exams and to cover content!
I passionately believe in students achieving their potential and enjoy the role of personal tutoring to further aid students learning. I graduated with a BA (Hons) in Business and Economics (2:1) and have worked for a number of large organisations offering a variety of depth and experience. Online tutoring is about helping students form around the world to access education via the platform of the internet, to help them succeed at their studies. Firstly, I like to make an initial meeting to understand the needs and objectives of the personal tutoring before developing a detailed plan of the outline of personal tutoring support. I am keen to ensure that both parents and students alike are happy with the service and will accommodate additional requests. I like to ensure that the learner is both enthused and engaged in the tutoring sessions and have a range of resources and assessment techniques.
Subjects and levels taught:
Economics: A Level and GCSE (Pearson, AQA and OCR)
Business Studies: A Level and GCSE (Pearson, AQA, OCR and WJEC)
BTEC Business: Level 2 and Level 3
Cambridge Technicals: Level 2 and Level 3
Trevor's last completed A Level Economics job with Lula: Over 2 hrs/week - I just started economics and I don’t know much about the subject. I’m in my first year of A levels and want to get at least an A
Trevor's last review in A Level Economics from MOHAMMED: Macroeconomics Awesome!
I have already had multiple happy clients in previous tutoring roles, who helped to take that step up from B to A* or D to B. I undertook my teacher training (PGCE) at the UCL Institute of Education, the number 1 teacher training course in the world. I have worked throughout the East of England, in London, and at Abbey College International school in Cambridge. In addition, I am a current examiner for A level economics for a popular exam board. These experiences allow me to guarantee you an experience tailored to your needs. I use past paper training and exam technique to maximise your ability to perform under pressure.
Ross's last completed
Economics job with May:
1-2 hrs/week - Exam technique
Answering essays on time and accurately
Finishing exam on time
Knowledge is fine just needs help getting info on paper and answering a accurately
Ross's last review in A Level Economics from Patrick : Marking feedback Great feedback
I have experience teaching over 60 students including A-level candidates and university undergraduates. I hold a First from the LSE in Economics and have been teaching for over two years.
Studying for your exams is hard work and stressful and I try to make the process a bit easier. My tutorials don’t just aim to teach economics but how to study efficiently and build exam technique.
Even for the best student, trying to guess what the examiner wants can be very hard. I use my years of experience studying and teaching economics and the hundreds of mock exam answers students have written for me to guide students towards the top grades.
I have extensive experience across a variety of A-level exam board including Edexcel, AQA, OCR and WJEC. I am also familiar with the Scottish Higher and Advanced Higher system and the IB.
Over the past two years, I have taught approximately 25 A-level students and aim to improve their grade by a minimum of two levels.
Here are the things I find students struggle with the most and how I help them improve:
Problem: Essay Questions (especially 25-mark questions)
Solution: proper essay planning, detailed feedback, timed practice
Solution: proper essay structure, signposting
Problem: Running out of time
Solution: Timed practice questions over and over again!
Problem: Multi-choice questions
Solution: Timed practice, process of elimination
I have direct experience with introductory and intermediate economics modules across most top UK universities.
In particular, I have experience teaching microeconomics, macroeconomics, economic history, statistics, mathematics and econometrics.
I can help with providing feedback and guidance on academic writing including summative essays and dissertations.
I have extensive knowledge of the following courses at LSE:
EC100, EC102, EC201, EC210, EC220, EC311
EH101, EH207, EH237, EH240, EH304
Sam's last completed A Level Economics job with Emma : 1-2 hrs/week - I would like a tutor who can help with Oxbridge preparation for Economics. I imagine this will be advising on reading around the subject/podcasts etc. and then advice on essay competitions and anything to help Personal statement and ability to develop arguments critical thinking etc.
Sam's last review in A Level Economics from Nikolai: Macroeconomics Year 1, with essay practice homework. very good lesson, engaging, explained essay approach well
I use my professional economics experience to explain to students how businesses and governments apply economic concepts, drawing directly from my own dealings with clients. During my time as a professional economist, I worked with the NHS on developing its internal market structure; governments on creating their health and social care funding models and charities on calculating their social and economic impact.
Over the last academic year, I have taught over 50 clients studying at A-level, IB, GCSE and at university (BSc, MBA, MSc). I adapt my teaching strategies to meet the requirements for each syllabus.
I prepare intensely for each lesson based on the student's needs to ensure that we can make the most of the short time so lessons become fun and engaging. I set homework each week and mark it by the next lesson, adding in-depth, line-by-line supportive commentaries.
< My approach to teaching A Level and IB >
The key to academic success at A-level and IB is to build an economic framework of key principles and develop a knowledge base exceeding that of the textbook. Therefore I encourage my students to read widely on economic topics and decipher news stories using their own tool kits. This way, students gain the critical evaluation marks that are necessary for A*. I also provide detailed marking and essay feedback.
I tailor my approach to teaching A-level based on the individual needs of the student. I work with all abilities, adapting my teaching style accordingly. A typical lesson will focus on:
a) Content and concept discovery. During these lessons I explain the core economic concepts, provide examples and test student understanding.
b) Essay technique. Writing an excellent economics essay is important and during these lessons I coach the student on how to perfect essay planning and essay writing skills.
c) Application and evaluation. To gain an A/A* grade at A-level, students need to be aware of contemporary economic issues and how to draw meaning from news articles. Students also have to think critically when evaluating traditional theory. During these lessons, I will guide the student through some recent stories and discuss with them how to link the content to their essays.
< My approach to teaching university students >
The key to academic success at economics at university is to have a strong grasp of the mathematics and logic that underpin the microeconomic, macroeconomic and econometric theory. Most university level exams are essentially structured problem sets with students using algebra, calculus and graphical skills to develop solutions. With my university students I focus on developing these techniques and encourage their practical application.
A module study plan might look like (taking the example of Year 2 Macroeconomics):
Week 1 – Classical Model. We break down the model into its fundamental equations and diagrams and we work through a series of problem sets from the student’s course work or my own resources.
Week 2 – Solow Growth Model. We work through the model, starting with the output function and then add layer upon layer until we reach the most advanced form of the model (i.e. with technological progress). We then decipher what the Solow model predicts for a series of events and answer some questions form the problem set.
Week 3 – ISLM model. We set up the model by first deriving the IS curve and then the LM curve. We then explore what the model predicts for the effectiveness of fiscal and monetary policy.
Week 4 – Consumption theory. We work through the Keynesian consumption function and how successful it is at explaining the empirical data. We then move onto income smoothing model and the permanent income hypothesis.
Week 5 – Revision // Equation Tests // Problem trouble shooting
University modules I teach:
- Introductory (Year 1) Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
- Intermediate (Year 2) Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
- Advanced (Year 3) Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
- Game Theory and Strategic Thinking
- Global Financial Economics
- International Trade
- International Development Economics
Ross's last completed A Level Economics job with Farhaan: 1-2 hrs/week -
Ross's last review in A Level Economics from Armelle: Government failures + Economic Growth He went straight into teaching and did not get to understand my daughter's needs enough. Very pleasant person, went at a good pace and provided plenty of examples.
I have run a YouTube revision channel providing videos on a range of topics since 2013 which has received over 1.2 million views. I have also provided one-to-one tutoring to both GCSE and primary school pupils.
I am very academically capable, having gained a First Class degree (placing third in the year) in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford, 3 A*s in Economics, Maths and English at A-Level, an A in AS Further Maths and 10 A*s at GCSE.
Dani's last completed
Economics job with Humza:
1-2 hrs/week - I am aiming to achieve a minimum of a grade A in my A level exam next year.
I am doing AQA exam board
I need help with essays and exam technique
Dani's last review in A Level Economics from Nicola: PS very good
I have been a private tutor now for over three years and soon after starting as a private tutor I was engaged to teach the GCSE history class at a small independent school where I was head of history for two years. I have taught economics at a local sixth form tutorial college. In both cases, I was responsible for delivering the entire syllabus and setting and marking the assessments and mock A levels as well as writing reports.
For the summer of 2018 I was an official A level economics examiner for one of the two main exam boards. I have marked many mock exam papers for my tutees over the years, but this showed me a huge variety of candidate responses. All in all I have been very lucky in my experiences and I aim to learn from every one of them.
Barnaby's last completed A Level Economics job with Natasha: 1-2 hrs/week - I’m going into year 12 and about to do A level economics. I did the GCSE and although I was getting consistent grade 7s (A’s) in class tests and homework’s I only got a grade 5 (high C) in the actual exam. (This was only a few marks off a 6 [B], so I sent the papers off to be remarked). This shows me I need to practice exam technique and would like a tutor to guide me through this so I don’t make the same mistakes in the A level. My school follows the AQA exam board.
Barnaby's last review in A Level Economics from Kiran: Review recent essay and practise essay planning Great tutor, would definitely recommend!
I have a target-centered approach that focuses on devising strategies for studying concepts and answering questions. I use all available resources to ensure that my students get the most out of my experience and knowledge. I am always concerned with tracking my students` progress and assessing them to achieve the best results.
Enrique's last completed A Level Economics job with Alex: 1-2 hrs/week - My son, Jack, is going into Upper sixth and is currently predicted an A/B in Economics A level but he wants to get an A* and has done that in some essays/tests but not all. The college are reviewing predictions at the moment so it may go up but he would like tutoring to give him the best chance of an A*. Ideally we are looking at either 1 or 2 hours a week. Thanks.
Enrique's last review in A Level Economics from Nikolai: complete review of Year 1 microeconomics (OCR board) and continuing with Year 2 for preparation for exam next year, with weekly short (30-60 minutes) homework assignments to put lessons and exam questions into practice. Very good, found this class very helpful.
I have several years of experience lecturing in economics at a leading UK university, and have PhD, MSc and BSc (Hons.) degrees in economics. I have been a professional tutor since 2014, during which time I have had the pleasure of working one-on-one with many students to develop their understanding of their course material, as well as their academic study skills. I am an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy which reflects my commitment to honing my own teaching abilities.
I appreciate that every student has their own strengths and preferred method of learning. As such, I take the time to understand the needs of each of my students and adapt my tutoring approach as appropriate. I aim to develop my students’ confidence by encouraging them to share their knowledge and experience. I strive to provide intuitive explanations of complex topics, while making sure students do not neglect the important details nor lose sight of the bigger picture.
My passion for the subjects I teach helps make my lessons engaging and keeps the student enthused. My experience as an examiner puts me in a good position to advise on exam skills.
I have strong academic credentials; I have authored peer-reviewed economics research and I have been invited to present my research by universities across Economics. I have provided econometrics consultancy to UK government departments.
Joe's last completed
Economics job with Andy:
1-2 hrs/week - Hi, I am a post-graduate student studying a MSC in international marketing. I have a module (market analysis) which is based around basic economics (supply and demand, monopolies, elasticity etc etc). Could you find me a tutor that can help me understand this. My exam is in mid/late August (19th-30th).
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