Mavis

General English, Business English, Interview English, English Phonics

Tutor ID9383
Nationality Chinese-Hong Konger
Gender Female
Age 26-30 Years
Rates $400-$450/ hr
Job TypePart time job only
SpecializePrimary students,Secondary students,Adult students
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Mavis graduated from The University of Hong Kong (HKU) with a First Class Honours degree in Social Sciences (GPA 3.94 / 4.30), with an academic focus in Psychology. She has recently finished her Master of Social Sciences (Social Service Management) at HKU (cGPA: 3.89 / 4.30). Mavis holds strong academic background as a Dean’s Honor List recipient and has been awarded 15 scholarships/prizes during her undergraduate study. These include — Eliot Hall Memorial Scholarship Ho Fook Prize Li Po Chun Scholarships Serena Yang Award The Hong Kong Chiu Chow Chamber of Commerce Scholarship The K. K. Ho Scholarship Reaching Out Award under the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund CLP Centennial Scholarship Prior to university, Mavis attended Concord College (U. K.) and achieved 4A* in GCE A-levels Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry. She has also achieved an overall rank of 8.0 in IELTS, with 8.5 in Listening and Reading. Mavis loves reading around and drawing insightful connections between knowledge acquired. During her undergraduate studies, she has taken diverse elective topics. These include — Functional Biology Biotechnology Nutrition and Metabolism Human Physiotherapy Anthropology Life and Buddhism After completing the degree, Mavis has been working in the local higher education sector — in research, administrative, and teaching capacity. She has served at The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, as well as the Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education. Outside her regular work capacity, she teaches English in private and center settings. She provides 1-to-1 and small group English skills training/tuition (writing, grammar, reading speaking) and teaches other subjects (e.g. Maths, Sciences, Liberal Studies). She also provides personal statement guidance for students applying for overseas universities; as well as professional CV and cover letter guidance/editing services for professionals in career transition. Her tutees come from different Direct Subsidy Scheme Primary and Secondary Schools. These include — EdUHK Jockey Club Primary School Po Leung Kuk Choi Kai Yau School Pui Kui Middle School Pui Kui College St. Hilary's Primary Schools Mavis’s extensive experience working with tutoring centers, secondary schools, UGC-funded universities, self-financing post-secondary institutions, governmental bodies, as well as non-profit organizations has enabled in-depth knowledge about local education system and articulation pathways. Mavis’s academic capability and effective English writing skills allowed her to contribute to the education sector in different means. She has successfully initiated and bidded fundings for several sector-wide student/teacher support projects. Mavis believes in person-centered and quality learning and teaching. She aspires to combine her knowledge and skills in Psychology as well as her experience in Education to facilitate students to fulfill their potentials and succeed holistically. She also aspires to facilitate students’ academic excellence with her strategic and outcome-based teaching style.