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Laina

Laina
Laina
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London, London
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Member Since: 18/01/2016
Last Login: 13 months ago
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My Qualifications

MA
Institute of Education, University of London
Social Justice and Education
Merit  (2020)
CertEd
Institute of Education, University of London
Secondary Geography
Pass  (2009)
BA
University of Southampton
Geography
2.1  (2007)

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Information about Laina

I am a qualified Geography teacher and former Head of Department, and have 13 years of teaching experience. I am passionate about Geography and am well-travelled, so love to bring my personal experience into learning. I am committed to inspiring young people to see their true potential, and work with organisations that improve the social and emotional skills in young people. Whilst I appreciate that most students come to lessons wanting to know how to master exam techniques, I also feel it is important to being a sense of joy into the subject so they leave their education actually having enjoyed the subject!

I have previously trained teachers internationally and understand how young people best learn. My creativity and flexible approach has meant that I have a range of adaptable teaching techniques. I believe in putting the student first and treating them like an adult.

As well as tutoring and working with educational organisations, I have also Masters degree in Social Justice and Education.


Tutoring Approach:
I have a love of learning and believe that learning should not just be about meeting the syllabus requirements for the exam board. I am patient with all my pupils and will adapt tutor sessions to meet the needs of the learner. I am flexible in terms of the content that the learner would like to go through and I am able to bring resources to each session.

Most proudest tutoring moments:
- An A-level student I tutored last academic year went from a B grade to achieving 100% on one her papers!
- An A-level student with significant learning needs went from a D to an A.
- An A-level student, who also had dyslexia, came to me working at a U-grade level - over 2 years of support she achieved an A* and went on to change her university course option to Geography where I have continued to tutor her and she is now in her 3rd year and on track for a 1st

Availability: Flexible - please ask.

Willing to travel: 10 miles

Experience: Tutoring Experience:
+13 years of teaching. Former Head of Geography at an `Outstanding` school in East London. I have been graded an `Outstanding` for my teaching practice. I was a teacher in mainstream education for 7 years and have taught in Australia as well as England. My teacher training was at the no.1 training provider in the world, Institute of Education.

I have a deep understanding of a range of exam boards, and have designed curriculum in the schools I have worked in.

I have taught many exam classes and students of all abilities, including SEN pupils.

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Feedback For Laina (1)

We have a total of 1 review(s) for Laina.

Maggie (Ms)
03/12/2019

5/5 Rating

Really happy with Laina - working very well with my son to give him structure to his Gergraphy answers.


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