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Harriet Swift-Marshall A-level Sociology Tutor (Swindon)

Harriet Swift-Marshall Gold Member

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I am an academic mentor & tutor. I offer academic mentoring programmes to build confidence, help with academic decision making and develop strong study skills - I also offer a range of subject-specific tutoring in the Social Sciences & Humanities.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Email, google hangout or skype (also working with google docs for essays etc.)
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Sociology GCSE, A Level & beyond, Education Studies undergraduate (and postgraduate),
Critical Thinking, Essay Writing, Study Skills, Academic mentoring.
Tell me about your qualifications.
PhD (Cambridge), PGCE (London), BA Hons (Reading)
Published academic, researcher, lecturer and teacher
What kind of experience do you have?
I have experience of teaching from Primary to Postgraduate, although I tend to now specialise in working with the 14-21 age-group. I have particular expertise in working with students who lack confidence or who are finding the following areas challenging: essay writing, public speaking, social science theory, personal statements (UCAS) /university applications. I also have lots of experience of working with adults and offer academic mentoring programmes for all ages.
How much do you charge?
I charge between £35 (GCSE) and £40 (A Level and beyond) per hour if tutoring takes place at my house (Devizes, Wiltshire) or online. I can sometimes travel and charge between £3-£8 depending upon the distance/time. I offer reduced price consultations for groups of 2-3 and I offer discounts for sibling tuition.
Where do you teach?
I teach at home, in students' homes, and online. Areas I might be able to travel to: SN8, SN9, SN10, SN11, SN12, SN4, (some of SN15).
When are you available?
Daytimes, School holidays and weekends can be negotiated.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
My area of expertise relates to ages 14-25, but I can teach younger or older in some circumstances.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes. (2014)
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
British Sociological Association
British Journal of Sociology of Education (Editorial Board)
Where and with whom did you train?
University of London, University of Cambridge
Do you have a personal message for students?
'Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.'
- Albert Einstein