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Patricia (Tutor in London)

London, London
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Member Since: 22/11/2013
Last Login: 12 days ago
Response Rate: 95%
Expected Response: < 12 hours


British Canoeing Union
Paddle Sports - Kayaking - Canoeing
Pass  (2017)
Institute of Education, University...
Pass  (2015)
Sports Coach UK
Safeguarding and Protection of Chil...
Attendance  (2015)
Working Men`s College
PTTLS (Preparing to Teach in the Li...
Pass  (2013)
Camden School
English Language
A  (2004)
Birkbeck, University of London
Contemporary Studies: Eng Literatur...
Merit  (1996)
Lucas Tooth Leadership Trainings Sc...
Sports and Recreational Diploma
Distinction  (1994)

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Rates summary: 25.00 to 35.00 per hour
PrimaryKS3GCSEA-LevelAdult Learner
Life Coaching---£30.00£30.00
Physical Education--£25.00-£25.00
Information about Patricia

Hi I`m Patricia (Rose),

Believe in yourself! You can achieve excellent qualifications and broaden your future career horizons.

Teaching and learning are my passion. Please contact me if you need help with your studies.

TEACHER AND MENTOR: Highly experienced and proficient facilitating the development of individuals and supervising groups and coping well with multiple learning styles, my goal is to enthuse people, improve learning results and increase students achievements and confidence. I have a vocational drive to proactively keep abreast with the latest research, knowledge and skill, always adding to my Continual Professional Development. I am DBS cleared and qualified as a teacher (PGCE, Post Graduate Certificate in Education), at the highly respected teacher training facility, The Institute of Education, London.

COMMERCIALLY AWARE: My work is creative and innovative, always with success and customer service in mind.

RESEARCHER: I possess an enquiring nature, degree in psychology and years of experience using varying research methods and critical analysis. I can efficiently undertake any research project and accurately report on findings in a manner pertinent to the stakeholders.

STRONG COMMUNICATOR: Confident, affable and approachable in all communications with colleagues and delegates, I find it easy to talk to, and work with, people of all ages and backgrounds. I express my helpful and trustworthy approach by demonstrating active listening and working to build rapport.

WORRIED ABOUT RESEARCH METHODS AT A LEVEL: An understanding of research methods will significantly influence your final grade at A level. Schools and colleges often teach research methods in the first academic term and revisit infrequently resulting in difficultly for many students to bring the information together to understand research methods as a whole. Understanding research methods is an absolute necessity to master psychology A level as this knowledge must be applied to studies and theories throughout the examination. Research methods is my thing and I can teach you this quickly and efficiently.

CONSIDERING PSYCHOLOGY A LEVEL: Psychology is infrequently studied at GCSE in schools and often students begin this subject at A level. Teaching A level myself, I have come to find that many students embark on this A level, without fully comprehending the discipline of psychology and what it entails before signing up and drop out when it turns out to be not as they expect. With this in mind I offer potential psychology students considering A level a tutoring hour to open their minds to psychological studies to make an informed decision should you decide to pursue psychology at A level.

CONSIDERING A PSYCHOLOGY DEGREE: The most common reason potential students are refused a place to study at university level is because they fail to demonstrate suitable awareness of the subject area at interview.
I offer tutoring sessions to develop knowledge of psychological theories and concepts.

PGCE - Post Graduate Certificate in Education
PTLLS - Preparing to Teach in the Life Long Sector - Higher level 4 Pass

Honours Degree in Psychology from Birkbeck university.

Birkbeck University Extra Mural Awards:
History - Merit
Psychology - Merit
English Literature - Pass
English GCSE Grade A

Leadership Training School, Sports and Recreational Diploma - City & Guilds NVQ 2 / 5 Distinctions

Availability: Please see My Subjects for fee information. I tutor in Psychology, Physical Education and Presence Training.
I am also happy to tutor up to 2 students at the same time with a discount. For example. Psychology £60ph (A Level) and £50ph (GCSE). Education is your ticket to a future with options and possibilities. If more suitable financially find a friend to share the cost. To master any discipline takes dedication and commitment on both sides (tutor and student) so if you know you are struggling, please invest in continuous one to one support, spaced out if more financially affordable, over the course of your studies.

Travelling time and transport cost would be additional. I can travel to you, however to avoid travelling/parking costs I prefer to work from my home base. My home destination is West Hampstead (closest tube: West Hampstead/Kilburn or overground station: Brondesbury.

Willing to travel: 5 miles

Experience: I have taught in London for a number of years, full classes, small groups and tutoring students on a one to one basis. Throughout my PGCE practice I was mentored at an outstanding London 6th form college. My mentor was an examiner for A level psychology and proved me with useful knowledge of how to answer examination questions to meet the specification to pass final exams. Exactly the responses that equal fantastic results.

I have previously taught GCSE/A level in Psychology, History, Sociology, Physical Education and Business Studies.

2016 - Current: Private Tutoring / Paddlesport Coach
2014-16: Outstanding Sixth Form College - London
2013: Learning Tutor Working Mens College
1995 - 2012: Education Mentor - Government
2003 - 2005: IT Tutor London Borough of Camden Umbrella Group

Designing and implementing one to one advice and mentoring sessions.
Focusing on clear objectives aimed at improving self-esteem, confidence and ultimately personal productivity.
Using listening and questioning techniques to generate awareness and check perception.
Acknowledging each individuals strengths and steering them to get the best out of their goal setting.
Dealing calmly and professionally with challenging behaviour, using such events as a tool for learning and development.
Using my communication and listening skills to engage with each individual.
Requesting and responding to the feedback and requirements of the individuals, working together with the organisation to decide the best way for them to approach their educational development.
Assessing performance and motivational indicators before, during and after the educational process.
Designing and running courses for adult learners.
Planning the courses, preparing new training materials or adapting existing material.
Monitoring and continually updating the courses as required to ensure that the needs of the delegates were met.
Ensuring my own professional development by keeping up to date with improvements and best practise guidelines in the training sector.

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Feedback For Patricia (4)
We have a total of 4 review(s) for Patricia.

Liz (Ms)

5/5 Rating

Patricia has been very focused with my child, and challenged her to do her best. I am confident that this will help her A level result.

Tutors Response :

Thank you Liz. Lara shows enthusiasm and determination. That is all she needs to reach her desired goal.

suzanne (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Trisha has been fantastic with my daughter who was low on self-esteem approaching her A`level Psychology. Trisha helped her with revision skills and essay prep and generally on self-belief. My daughter felt she genuinely cared. So pleased we found her.

Tutors Response :

Thank you Suzanne.

Harry (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Couldn`t recommend Patricia higher, great tutor with a hands on and down to Earth attitude that has helped me massively in the run up to exams and throughout the year!

Tutors Response :

Thank you Harry. You was an excellent student. Hope life is good.

Wendy (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Mother`s review: I found Patricia to be reliable, caring and very knowledgeable and confident in her subject and how to deal with my 17 year old. I would highly recommend her to others. Thank you Patricia for helping my son to achieve his A in Psychology! WM, Mother

Student`s review: When I first saw Patricia, my practice test results were borderline B/C. I am happy to say that I got an A in my Psychology exam thanks to Patricia who helped me with understanding the foundations of the subject rather than just memorising the content. She also helped with exam technique and preparing for any questions that may come up, meaning I was prepared on what questions to expect, but also prepared to answer them. Overall, a most helpful tutor that I would happily recommend to anyone studying psychology at AS and A-level. A, 17 year old student

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