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Brendan M

Tutor in Victory Park, Randburg • 42 years old

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Bio

I am an engineer with 21 years industry experience. I simplify concepts for school level NCAPS, IEB & Cambridge Mathematics. I have the requisite patience & listening skills.

My love of teaching combined with my patience, listening skills and engineering experience makes me a great tutor. I am able to translate my passion for teaching into tangible results. Individuals leave my sessions with great problem solving skills and a renewed passion for their God-given talent.

Education

• Master of Commerce in 2009
• B.Sc Eng (Electronic) in 1999

My Proudest
Achievements

• 'A' aggregate in Matric.
• Computer Studies award in Matric.
• Manager's award for contributing to the return to service of Camden Power Station.

Subjects

  • School Tutoring

Mathematics

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I achieved an 'A' for Mathematics in Matric. I am an engineer with 21 years of experience. I love maths and its application to real world problems. I am able to simplify concepts so that it is easier to understand and more importantly: to apply.

Physical Science

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I am an engineer of 21 years experience in the application of physical science concepts in industry.

Computer Studies (ICT)

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I received an award for Computer Studies in matric (highest mark) & completed a 4-year engineering degree majoring in electronics: BSc Eng (Electronics). I am able to teach the fundamentals across a plethora of software programming languages.

Mathematics Literacy

Grade 1 - Grade 12

Coupled to 21 years of experience as an engineer, I have the requisite patience and listening skills to be an effective teacher.

English

Grade 1 - Grade 6

Having completed a Masters of Commerce Dissertation, my current English language skills are very good. I am able to assist with English for Primary school learners.

Afrikaans

Grade 1 - Grade 9

I have assisted primary school students and students struggling with the basics of Afrikaans in junior high (up to Grade 8) First Additional Language (FAL).

Zulu

Grade 1

I have worked with my daughter and nephew and have completed the Grade 1 isiZulu Workbook for First Additional Language. I try to converse daily in isiZulu.

Physical Science IEB

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I am an engineer of 21 years experience in the application of physical science concepts in industry. I am able to simplify the concepts to make it easier to learn and apply.

Homework

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I have assisted students from Grade 3 upwards. Due to my project management experience, I provide the necessary structure to enable children to plan their work & function effectively even after I have completed my tutoring assignment with them.

  • Mentoring

Faith

n/a

My first verse that I had received from God was 1John 4:8. I love discussion and I am happy to listen and guide you.

  • University Tutoring

Project Management

First Year - Fourth Year

I have significant project management experience to give context to the theory you are learning.

Mathematics

First Year - Third Year

I am an engineer with 21 years of experience. I love maths and its application to real world problems. I simplify abstract concepts and make it easier to learn.

Physics

First Year

I am an engineer of 21 years experience in the application of physical science concepts in industry. I love showing the link between the abstract concepts and the application to real world problems.

Engineering Maths

First Year - Third Year

I am an engineer with 21 years of experience. I love maths and its application to real world problems. I am able to simplify concepts so that it is easier to understand and more importantly: to apply.

Research

First Year - Postgrad

I have completed a Master of Commerce (Project Leadership & Management). The major output was a research dissertation. I am currently guiding a GIBS MPhil student.

Research Methodology

First Year - Postgrad

I have completed a Master of Commerce (Project Leadership & Management). The major output was a research dissertation. I am currently guiding a GIBS MPhil student.

Statistics

First Year - Third Year

I love to explain the significance & concepts of Statistics.

  • Life Skills

Communication

Advanced

I am an avid presenter and communicator.

Leadership

Beginner - Advanced

I have my Masters in Commerce. This forms my strong ethical basis for leadership, especially for Servant Leadership.

Public Speaking

Beginner - Advanced

As an engineer, presentation of designs in a public setting is common place. I have also taught a course on the fundamentals of effective communication at college level.

  • Business & Professional Skills

Project Management

Beginner - Advanced

Master of Commerce (Project Leadership and Management). Vast and diverse project management experience.

  • Language Tutoring

Conversational English

Beginner - Advanced

Having completed a Masters of Commerce Dissertation, my current English language skills are very good. I love speaking to people.

  • School Subjects

Engineering Graphics and Design

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Got the award for Technical Drawing in Grade 11. My engineering career has required the application of this important subject.

Location

Brendan will travel up to 40km from Victory Park, Randburg, Gauteng to you.

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