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Allard Quek Jie Yong (22621)

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  • Last updated on 27 Jun 20
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Tuition Areas [...]
Hougang, East, North, North East, West, South, Central, North West, Ang Mo Kio, Bedok/Chai Chee, Bishan, Bukit Batok, Bukit Merah, Bukit Panjang, Bukit Timah, Central (City), Choa Chu Kang, Clementi/West Coast, East Coast, Geylang/Macpherson/Eunos, Jurong East, Jurong West, Kallang/Whampoa, Lim Chu Kang, Marine Parade, Pasir Ris, Potong Pasir, Punggol, Queenstown, Sembawang, Sengkang, Serangoon, Tampines/Simei, Toa Payoh, Woodlands, Yishun, Changi, Expo, Kembangan, Tanah Merah, Admiralty, Khatib, Kranji, Marsiling, Yew Tee, Yio Chu Kang, Baungkok, Kovan, Buona Vista, Commonwealth, Dover, Harbourfront, Marina Bay, Outram Park, Redhill, Tanjong Pagar, Tiong Bahru, Boon Keng, Braddell, Farrer Park, Little India, Woodleigh
Qualification
A' Levels
Tuition Background
Part-Time
Tuition/Teaching Experience
The joy and satisfaction I gain from helping my friends across many subjects has motivated me to want to enthusiastically share my knowledge with other students who face challenges with their studies.
Education [...]
  • Raffles Institution (2016-2017)
    • H1 General Paper - A
    • H1 Project Work - A
    • H2 Physics - A
    • H2 Chemistry - A
    • H2 Mathematics - A
    • H2 Economics - A
  • Victoria School (2012-2015)
    • English - A1
    • E math - A1
    • A math - A1
    • Physics - A1
    • Chemistry - A2
    • Biology - A1
    • History and Social Studie - A1
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Tutoring Subjects
  • Primary level - English Mathematics Science 
  • Lower secondary level - English Mathematics Science 
  • Upper secondary level - A Maths Chemistry E Maths English Physics 
  • Junior college level - General Paper Maths Physics 
Commitment / Other Details
I will be able to start in 2 weeks time and can commit to an assignment as long as it falls within my schedule.
Rapport Building
Keeping Up with Curriculum
As a Good Tutor
I believe a good tutor should be adaptable. Every student has different needs and preferences, some may be more receptive to visual stimulus, audio stimulus or even kinesthetics. Hence, a good tutor should be able to identify what helps each particular student learn most effectively and employ a coherent strategy to teach. This means that the tutor must be flexible and be able to modify his teaching style to suit the student's needs accordingly.

Secondly, a good tutor should be patient with his student. A good tutor must understand his students are not perfect and need time to digest new material. Being patient even in tough situations will allow the tutor to remain in control and his persistent efforts will eventually earn the respect and trust of the student who will then be more receptive to his teaching. Furthermore, I believe a tutor plays a similar role to that of a palette, which is to provide a gamut of options a student can consider to discover what works best for him/her. Sometimes the teaching and learning process is an experimental one, and the tutor must not be narrow-minded but instead explore various alternative studying methods or examination tips which may help the student. The student will then have the freedom to pick and choose what works best and thereby improve in his studies.

Lastly, a good tutor should have good communication skills, as it is the key ingredient which allows him to succeed in his job. Not only does the tutor need to communicate effectively with the student so that the student can absorb new knowledge in a safe environment, the tutor will likely also have to form friendly relationships with the student's parents when discussing the student's progress and ways to help him improve further. Thus good communication skills is necessary for the tutor to address the various concerns the different parties (parents and students) may have so that maximum results can be achieved.
Accept Below Average Rate?
Yes, willing to accept below average rate
Handle Special Needs Children?
Yes, able to handle special needs children
Age
20-29
Parent/Student Comments
Assignments Taken
  • Secondary 3 E Maths & A Maths & Physics & Chemistry tuition - Jun 20
  • Junior College 1 Maths tuition - Feb 20
  • Secondary 2 Mathematics & Science START JAN tuition - Oct 19
  • Junior College 1 Maths tuition - Jul 19
  • Junior College 2 General Paper tuition - Jan 19
  • Secondary 4 English tuition - Dec 18
  • Secondary 3 E Maths & Physics & Chemistry tuition - Dec 18
  • Junior College 1 Maths H1 Maths tuition - Sep 18
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