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Ros
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Ros
« Perfect! What can I say? Sue is without doubt the MOST professional tutor...so knowledgeable and capable, she helped me get my Essay into shape in record time - great to know I was on the right track, but needed her fantastic guidance to get down to the wordcount! Thank you so much for saving my sanity Sue, you grounded me and gave me self-confidence and enabled me to relax and enjoy polishing this last Essay in my Degree! Sincerely, Ros »
$50/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 12h
Lesson formats available..
  • One-to-one
Lessons can be held..
Subjects taught
  • School English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Writing
  • Literacy
  • Essay Writing
Levels
  • All Levels

Secondary BASICS Back up! I can help your child achieve their potential!

Methodology

I am an experienced teacher and Educational Doctoral student with the time to spend one to one to ensure your child achieves to their potential at school. If it is a lack of basics holding them back, I can fill those gaps! If they are not being extended, I can help them grow and develop new skills and attitudes. I can help edit and refine any item of written work for most purposes. You'll take way tools and tips to help in any written subject or assignment.

My students are now doctors, lawyers and successful business owners. What might I help you become?!

Background

I have been offering editing advice to students to improve draft assignments for 36 years! I can share tips and tricks for cohesive essay writing. You'll take away tools and strategies that I've been developing with great success for decades. Be sure your assignments are polished gems.

Rates

Travel Fee : $5
Rate for online lessons : $50/h
Lesson formats available..
One-to-one
Lessons can be held..
at their place
at your place
Subjects taught
  • School English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Writing
  • Literacy
  • Essay Writing
Levels
  • All Levels

11 reviews on Sue
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
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Ros

Perfect! What can I say? Sue is without doubt the MOST professional tutor...so knowledgeable and capable, she helped me get my Essay into shape in record time - great to know I was on the right track, but needed her fantastic guidance to get down to the wordcount!

Thank you so much for saving my sanity Sue, you grounded me and gave me self-confidence and enabled me to relax and enjoy polishing this last Essay in my Degree!

Sincerely, Ros

Sue's response

Thanks so much, Ros. It was a pleasure working with you and watching your skills grow!

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SY

Perfect! Great tutor, very responsible.

Sue's response

Lessons are with Abigail, a very bright young Year 1 student. We are working on sentence construction and punctuation, vocabulary development (synonyms and use of thesaurus) and oral skills.

9 recommendations

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Julie

I have worked in the same school as Sue and my children have been taught by her. She is definitely one of the most dedicated and knowledgable teachers I have ever worked with. She is a super intelligent lady with a caring disposition.

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Susan

Sue is one of the most dedicated and effective teachers I have worked with. If you are looking for tutoring in a history, education or a research based subject, Sue has a wealth of experience to bring to the table. Not only will Sue target your writing skills but enhance your thinking processes to develop a more sophisticated approach to the topic. Sue's feedback is clear and strategic. I've witnessed many students improve significantly under Sue's guidance.

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David

I worked with Sue for many years when we were both Heads of Faculty at St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School. Sue is an intelligent, creative teacher. For me, she is also a trusted colleague and collaborator.
At St Aidan's, we worked together to implement the Big History Project. This gave me the opportunity to team-teach with Sue. I learned an enormous amount from her meticulous planning and innovative pedagogy. She thinks deeply about her practice as a teacher and inspired me to do likewise.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Sue for any role for which she felt qualified to apply.

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Michael

Having worked with Sue for many years I can state that she is a dedicated and outstanding teacher of English and Ancient History. She gives more than 100% to her students and I wish her all the best for her future.

Mike Ward MEd, BSc(Hons), PGCE, JP(Qual)

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Amy

Sue is one of the greatest educators I've ever had the privilege of knowing. She is an extremely intelligent, patient, thoughtful and passionate teacher. Every lesson with her is like a journey through time and as exciting and fun as it is informative. She makes you feel in control of your learning and empowered by it, and I couldn't recommend a teacher more. She is an exceptional tutor and I am so grateful for having been a student of hers.

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Jenn

Sue Burvill-Shaw has an incredible and rare understanding of what education truly is. Not only does she use teaching methods based off new age research that encourages utilising a students individual learning style, she provides a fearless, supportive, and motivational environment. Sue is one of the best teachers Australia has to offer - I couldn’t recommend her more. She’s a bonafide genius!

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David

Sue is a wonderful and passionate teacher. I am a former student of Sue’s and highly recommend her as a caring and professional teacher and tutor.

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Janine

Sue is a fantastic teacher secondary school English & History teacher with a passion for learning. If you’re a keen learner who is looking for a patient and remarkable tutor, I would definitely recommend Sue.

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Nicole

Sue is one of the most professional, knowledgeable, smartest and innovative teachers I have ever had the privilege and pleasure to work with. I worked alongside her for many years, and learnt more than I ever did from any other professional in the teaching industry. She is exceptional in all that she does and she is completely committed to the learning process. Sue is passionate about her students and her subject areas and interests. She is a wonderful mentor and I wholeheartedly recommend her! A brilliant educator. Nicole McIntosh.

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