The London School of Economics
Upper second class (1993)
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Information about Simon
I graduated from the LSE with a BSc(Econ) honours degree and worked in the Government Economic Service based in H M Treasury. This means I have real world experience that can bring detail and relevance to your work. As an experienced examiner I know how to help you achieve your best.
I am an experienced teacher of Economics and Business to undergraduate level including A-level, GCSE, BTEC and International qualifications. I have a published textbook on Mathematics for Economics and Business which has been adopted by universities including University College, Dublin.
At A-level, my results secured an ALPS score of 2 and in the top national quartile for value-added. At GCSE, my results were consistently in the top 3 subjects for progress in the school.
My support includes:
- one to one tuition including face to face and by FaceTime
- exam practice
- deep assessment (rather than just tick and flick marking) to help you improve rapidly;
- personalised support with essays, dissertations and coursework; and
- support with UCAS personal statements.
Willing to travel: 20 miles
Experience: Experienced teacher of economics, business and accounting/finance. LSE graduate, worked in H M Treasury and taught for 20 years including examiner for large exam boards. Great results for pupils. I enjoy what I do and teaching, for me, is a privilege.
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Feedback For Simon (13)
Simon has supported both my son and daughter in business studies. He assisted my son in getting a A * at level. I have always found Simon to be a very dedicated and sincere tutor, who truly goes the extra mile in nurturing and unlocking the full potential of a student. Now working with my daughter, I hope once again through his experience and expertise that she will flourish in the subject. Thank you Simon! Sg
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Simon is very organised and I enjoyed the conversation with him - I asked him a few questions before our session and he came to the course with prepared answers. He is also very good at spotting where you didn`t understand and patiently explained those parts to you. I would definitely recommend Simon.
Simon is a great, supportive tutor. He is very organised and always on time with lessons. He always makes sure he comes prepared and asks the student at the start of the lesson what they would like to do during the lesson. He is both reliable and helpful.
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Simon is an optimistic, informative, helpful tutor who makes learning Economics so much more enjoyable. I can choose lesson format and content and I feel comfortable asking questions. Lessons are very productive and rewarding. I would 100% recommend for anybody struggling with A-Level Economics.
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Was very helpful and informative. Went through exactly what i had asked for. Thanks for the help, recommend for anyone struggling with their economics A-level or degree!
A very knowledgeable tutor who genuinely loves his subject. Quality feedback and assistance on every occasion . A class act .
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Simon is a great tutor. Really understood my son and what he needed which meant they established a fantastic rapport. Would definitely recommend him as he is able to isolate what my son needed and concentrated on those aspects. Also, he is very personable and clearly extremely intelligent! Thanks Simon :)