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Dave M

Tutor in Edgemead, Cape Town • 67 years old

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17 RATINGS
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17 RATINGS
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HOURS TUTORED
Can tutor online
Can tutor in person

Bio

I am a people person, enjoying working with learners to help them fulfil their aspirations in their studies. I enjoy walking, listening to music and cooking.

I have some experience in working with learners who have ADHD - whether in primary or secondary school. I have a lot of experience in working with young people. Being able to match their level of learning, I assist with exam preparation, helping learners relax and feel confident in both preparing for and taking their exams.

Education

• B.Sc. (Wits); M.Th. (UFS). I have tutored since 1982. I have a lot of experience in tutoring, especially through Teachme2 - this has built my resource and experience base to a high level.

My Proudest
Achievements

• M. Th. (UFS) with Distinction. I have helped learners to build self-confidence and study skills and thus also perform better in their subjects.
• Have worked and continue to work effectively in personal development in support of making changes in people's lives.

Subjects

  • School Tutoring

Life Sciences (Biology)

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I am an experienced tutor - in my tutoring over the years I enjoy and really work well with young people. This is one of subjects that I most enjoy teaching - experience in online, as also in person tutoring.

Physical Science

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I am an experienced trainer/teacher in both online and face to face formats - I have done considerable tutoring over the years and especially enjoy working with young people.

Geography

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I have taught this subject for the last 5 years, within a range of syllabus programmes - I enjoy the subject very much and offer good and effective tutoring in it. I specialize in map work and population dynamics in this subject.

Afrikaans

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I use Afrikaans extensively in my training portfolio, and have expertise in grammar, vocabulary and comprehension tutoring. I enjoy the subject and offer a high standard of tutoring. I also assist the learner with exam writing technique. Also assist adults with conversational Afrikaans.

English

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I have many years experience in teaching English - I am able to offer assistance with exam writing techniques. I use English professionally and am highly competent in assisting with all areas of the syllabus. My online experience in tutoring is extensive.

History

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I have taught history for many years, both via online platforms and in person. My approach is to engage with the learner to encourage both curiosity and passion for the subject, linking it to the making of history in our present age.

Business Studies

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I enjoy seeing the change in the learner when a good grasp of this subject is achieved. This means that insight into the business world, as it is experienced in an every day sense, is gained.

  • Language Tutoring

Afrikaans

Beginner - Advanced

I use Afrikaans extensively in my current work - I enjoy and appreciate the language - I do presentations in Afrikaans and from that experience offer tutoring in Afrikaans language proficiency.

  • Mentoring

Lifestyle

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I have wide experience in assistance with planning, preparation, presentation and self-awareness in terms of building towards wholeness in lifestyle. As a Life Coach I am equipped to assist in helping in respect of the setting of personal goals and monitoring of progress in their implementation.

Location

Dave will travel up to 30km from Edgemead, Cape Town, Western Cape to you.

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Reviews from others

“He made an excellent analysis of what Sino needed and worked on it. Sino finished her exams and was confident in all the English papers she wrote.He is also very professional and takes his work seriously,very reliable and a good communicator.”

Maud

“Dave has a keen understanding of what his learner needs and not only addresses the curriculum, but also the fundamentals of learning and understanding. ”

Irene

“His service is excellent and extremely on point ”

Julian

“He motivates Josua to do his best and is well prepared for lessons”

Bernice

“Excellent tutor ”

Nicksy

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