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 Beau:
1-2 hrs/week - My 18yr grandson has just been given an E grade for his mock A level Economics. He received an A* for his Engineering which has led me to believe that his Ecnomics teacher is failing him in some way . His exams are in May I believe so I feel he would greatly benefit from some outside help from an exceptional tutor in this subject.
Christian's last review in Economics from Damilola: Class that we just did. 90 minutes It was last min but the class was really great and helpful.
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 Economics job with Matt: Intensive - A-level economics syllabus. Preparation for the exam in June 2019. He needs to get an A and is currently predicted C. He grasps the subject very well but has not got the “exam technique” re formulae etc..
Samantha's last review in Economics from Rachel: Another amazing session!
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 Michael: 1-2 hrs/week - My son is studying A Level Economics and would benefit from some one-to-one tuition. He is in lower sixth and has an AS exam in May. He would benefit from some support for this exam as well as on-going support through the next academic year
I have been teaching Economics, Statistics and Econometrics since I was in college, 6 years ago. After leaving college, I became a full-time professional tutor. I have worked with students who were complete beginners, as well as those who were facing challenges in mastering advanced topics.
I completely understand the initial struggle in decoding the concepts and formulas. I am adept in breaking down these concepts so that students can understand them. I use simple examples so that students can make sense of these topics. I don't encourage memorization and simply recalling the formulas, instead, I focus on the 'why' and 'how'.
I understand that every student has a different way of understanding things. Some students understand the concepts when explained through analogies, others when shown mathematical foundation behind them. I modify my teaching methodology depending on what the student is comfortable with.
Shubh's last completed Economics job with Shazia : Intensive - I’m looking for intermediate micro economics tutoring
Shubh's last review in Economics from ainab: Excellent experience, acceded all my expectations. Shubham was very supportive and accommodating to all my academic requirements and needs. Also made the time in a short period for me to reach my goals.
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 Economics job with amaury : Intensive - I would need intensive lessons to prepare for an Edexcel AS level. My theoretical knowledge is quite good but it's my exam technique that's the creates a problem.
Trevor's last review in Economics from MOHAMMED: Macroeconomics Awesome!
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 Shiyue: 1-2 hrs/week - essays
Dani's last review in Economics from Nicola: PS very good
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 Economics job with Maria: Intensive - Need help to go over all topics before my second year course at The University of Edinburgh
Sam's last review in Economics from Miranda: Very informative and engaging.
I have over 130 hours experience tutoring online 1-1 sessions, with students ranging from GCSE to higher level undergraduate courses. I also developed my own course in economics to teach at the Oxbridge International Summer School in 2016. My teaching style places great emphasis on motivating the material so that the student can really engage. My passion for the subjects I teach means I can always provide an answer to the question 'why are we studying this?' I find the tutorial system at Oxford has been extremely beneficial for my learning and take pleasure in passing on those benefits to other students.
Jonathan's last completed
Economics job with Gurnam:
Intensive - I am struggling with Advanced Microeconomics. I am a final year Economics student at The University of Leicester. My exam is in the final week of July. Topics include; Marshallian demand, expenditure function, Hicksian demand, indirect utility functions, preference sets, consumer sets and general equilibrium.
Any help would be much appreciated.
I worked as a TA at the University of California and worked at different universities in Turkey (Bilgi, 29 Mayis, Galatarasaray universities). Hence I have experience in teaching. While teaching, I give examples from daily life and make students think about these which makes learning process more participating.
Orcan's last completed
Economics job with Suhail:
Intensive - I would like a tutor to help me pick myself back up in Economics and help me get ready for the final exam in May.
I got an A in Economics A-Level but I am floating at a 50% so far, which is a C. So, my main goal is to push on now and aim for at least a 65% to close out my first year. I have done 2 exams so far and they are only 20% of the final grade.
Orcan's last review in Economics from Djan: My last lesson with Orcan before my exams. He has helped me with many subjects including Banking, Macroeconomics and Econometrics. A great patient tutor and also a very nice guy!
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 Economics job with ng: Intensive - i am a current student studying MORSE at university of warwick and am struggling with economics module at the moment. i have an upcoming exam within 12 days and i want to go over some past papers but would like your kind assistance.
Ross's last review in Economics from Jiahao: very informative