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William R

Tutor in Claremont, Cape Town • 40 years old

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Bio

A doctor of Applied Maths, with a teaching qualification and experience and a broad knowledge of the subject. In my spare time, I enjoy running and cycling, and learning new things on Khan Academy.

I love helping others to figure out problems. I am exceedingly patient, and I am able to break complicated problems down into manageable steps.

Education

• 2000 - 2003 B.Sc (Applied Mathematics) UCT
• 2003 B.Sc Hons (Industrial Mathematics) UCT
• 2004 - 2007 M.Sc (Applied Mathematics) UCT
• 2008 - 2013 PhD (Applied Mathematics) UCT
• 2015 PGCE (FET phase) UNISA

My Proudest
Achievements

• Winning 4 gold medals in the UCT Maths Competition.
• Graduating with a PhD in Applied Maths from UCT.
• Teaching Maths at Rondebosch Boys Highschool, which has one of the top Maths Departments in the country.

Subjects

  • School Tutoring

Mathematics

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I hold a PhD in Mathematics and I have teaching experience with learners from Grade 8-12. I have sound teaching skills and would love to assist other learners in approaching Maths with a confident mindset and improving their results!

Mathematics Literacy

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I have teaching experience with Grade 11 and 12 Mathematical Literacy students. I am patient and understanding in my approach to learning, and believe this is key to helping students overcome their challenges in the subject matter

Additional Mathematics

Grade 1 - Grade 10

I hold a PhD in Mathematics. I'm passionate about the subject and enjoy seeing my learners develop this passion too. I always find easier ways to explain difficult concepts and pay close attention to their learning style.

  • University Tutoring

Mathematics

First Year - Second Year

I hold a PhD in Mathematics and have 10 years tutoring experience in the Maths Department of the University of Cape Town. I can also tutor most 1st year Maths courses confidently. Key topics include Linear Algebra, Vector Calculus, and Differential Equations.

Statistics

First Year

I have experience lecturing and tutoring Statistics at UCT. I believe that your first year creates the foundation for the rest of your years/modules to come, therefore I would like to help others to build a solid foundation in this subject

Location

William will travel up to 15km from Claremont, Cape Town, Western Cape to you.

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