My tuition style is based on the recognition and understanding that each student has their own way of achieving their highest possible results. I fully recognise that in private tuition, the student does not have to compromise and can get the best tutor to suit their individual needs. I try to accommodate the very busy and restrictive schedules of both parents and students, including boarding school students and distance universities. My aim is always to try to help the students achieve their targets.
I am a specialist Computer Science tutor/teacher with more than 20 years experience of private tutoring and teaching class based students. I hold a Degree and Masters Degree in Computer Science. I'm fully conversant with all exam board specifications including AQA, OCR, WJEC, EdExcel, IGCSE, Cambridge International, etc.
The subject I teach is my hobby. I have extensive experience of providing online tuition to students all around the UK, Europe and as far as Hong Kong.
Connecting and having a rapport with the student is key. I have two aims, one is to teach the topic within the specification. The other, more important, is to develop the student's confidence.
In addition, I am a full member of The Tutors Association. This is a professional body that ensures best practices and ethics by members.
I am a full-time Computer Science teacher and guide my daytime students to impressive grades in Computing. My keenest students in years 9 and 10 are already working towards an AS-Level in Computer Science to supplement and support the GCSE course. I set my students' goals high.
I'm very adept at helping students cut through confusion, focus on precise language and find the focus in theory topics to deliver mark-scheme friendly answers in examinations.
I have successfully tutored a number of students in mathematics, physics, and computing in the past, at both A-level and GCSE. Among my most notable successes was helping a student who did not have classes in Further Maths available at school to achieve an A (highest grade at the time).
The best tutor will guide the student through a process of self-learning and tailor this skilfully to the individual student. It is paramount to properly motivate the pupil to ask the right questions to himself, whilst instilling an interest in the subject as much as possible. The tutor should generally enhance the learning experience beyond what any textbook or routine exercises can provide. With respect to mistakes, it is always important to be gentle and sympathetic, and encouragement should be given when progress is made, though not to the degree of fostering overconfidence. In brief, I believe in a highly interactive and open dialogue between teacher and student.
I have successfully taught all subjects I am offering up to and including A Level. Experienced with AQA, OCR, Edexcel, and Eduqas. As a senior leader I have coached and mentored new and experienced teachers giving me a deep understanding of teaching methodologies. Skilled in differentiating learning, my student-centred approach ensures all students make progress. I am dedicated to developing the passion for lifelong learning in others.
I hold an MSc and a Ph.D in computer science from Cardiff University. I have worked as a post doctoral research associate in the computer science department of UCL. I have years of hands on industry experience and a few years experience in teaching undergraduate/postgraduate students A Levels and GCSEs.
My passion for teaching is evident; I am constantly looking for innovative ways of teaching students and have recently gained many viewers on my YouTube channel which talks through exam-style questions and techniques.
At the moment, I hold a position of associate professor and have 9 years university teaching and research experience.
I teach econometrics, microecononometrics, empirical IO, machine learning, databases for business analytics and game theory courses at the Higher School of Economics. I teach quantitative courses in Stata and R.
My expertise is econometrics. I may help you with it at all levels, from Bachelor to Doctoral. I am the most familiar in Economics and Management field, but also may help biology, medical and social science students.
I teach game theory and machine learning at undergraduate level, so feel free to send me the required topics, and I will tell about is it my expertise or not.
I also teach databases and SQL. I am familiar with relational algebra theory and general databases theory, and has large practical experience with writing queries using SQL. If you request is about it, I may definitely help you.
My main research field is empirical industrial organization, and, in particular, econometric structural models of consumer demand. That is why, I may help with microeconomic models of consumer behavior, and IO research.
If you need help within this fields, or any other field within economics and quantitative methods, feel free to send me a message and assign a free call to discuss a possible classes.
I try to develop a personal relationship with the student as I feel it allows me to better gauge how the student is currently engaging with the content, and how it could be improved. Over the past 2 and a half years I have gained a lot of experience in various learning and teaching styles, all of my students have not only performed better in examinations, but become more interested and passionate about the topic.