Online Physics Tutor Joana


5.0 140 classes

University of Minho, Portugal - Physics and Chemistry - Masters

Experienced IB DP Physics and Chemistry (SL/HL) teacher and IB DP Physics Senior examiner (IAs and P3 HL), having taught both MYP and DP programmes for 15 years. Extensive experience in tutoring students for their final IAs, EEs and DP exams.

Recent Students: 11 Total Hours: 133 Last Online: 27 May 2023
All-time Students: 29 Total Classes: 140 Signed Up: 26 Apr 2021

About Me

I'm from Portugal but started my teaching career in London, UK. After two years, I moved back to Portugal to teach at an International School. I am now in my third international school. My favourite topics to teach are Atomic and Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics (Physics) and Organic Chemistry and Spectroscopic Indetification of Organic Compounds (Chemistry).

Tutor Experience

I have been teaching IB DP Physics SL/HL and DP Chemistry SL/HL in international schools since 2007, in addition to MYP Physics and Chemistry. I have extensive experience in preparing students for MYP eAssessments and DP Physics and Chemistry exams, as well as extensive experience with Internal Assessments as well as Extended Essays in these two subjects. I have also taught Maths to lower MYP and TOK in the past.
In the past 5 years I have been an examiner for IB Physics SL/HL (P3 and IAs).

I have +15 years experience in teaching and tutoring students, for different examination boards: national curriculum, IGCSE (Edexcel and CIE), AS level and mostly IB DP and MYP Physics and Chemistry. In recent years, I've also prepared students for their BMAT exams.

I often use real-life examples and diagrams (with really nice stick figures) to make Science easier to understand. My lessons focus on exam preparation by breaking down content in manageable chunks and by exploring as many exams questions as possible.

Topic Expertise

I have a Msc in Physics and Chemistry and have been teaching IB MYP (General Science, Physics and Chemistry) and DP Physics and Chemistry (SL/HL) since 2007. I have supervised students with their Extended Essays in Physics and Chemistry. I have also tutored students for IGCSE Physics and Chemistry (Edxecel and CIE), as well as AS-level Chemistry.

Client Reviews

Amazing teacher! She helped me understand my course better and made me feel confident for my exam!!

- Chemistry

Joana is by far the best tutor I have ever come across. She was extremely knowledgeble and really helpful. I just cannot thank her enough. Definitely the person I will turn to anytime I need tutoring.

- Chemistry

Joana is very helpful with chemistry IAs.

- Chemistry

Joana provided me with very useful help on my chemistry IA. Would 100% recommend :)

- Chemistry

Very good session! Learned a lot. Very personalised and professional. Thank you very much

- Chemistry

Very detailed and very helpful

- Physics

She is honestly amazing.

- Physics

She's amazing

- Physics

Excellent tutor

- Chemistry

Excellent tutor

- Chemistry


"I wanted to thank you for all these classes . I feel that due to your interesting methods of teaching, my eagerness to learn and take forward my Physics studies only increased" - M. V. A. (IB DP Physics)

"I can honestly say that you are one of, if not the best teacher I have ever had. Thank you for not only teaching me Physics but also how to be an adult" - D. L. (IB DP Physics)

Price: $78/hr

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Teaching qualification in Physics and Chemistry (University of Minho, Portugal)
Specialization in Evolution and Origin of Life (University of Minho, Portugal)


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