Griffith Tutoring Centre
My own love of learning began early when, only a school student myself, I suddenly found myself chasing academic success at every opportunity. I followed this passion as a young woman by completing an integrated Bachelor of Education (Secondary) / Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Masters in Social Change and Development (Organisational Leadership and Capacity Building) at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
My early career brought me to Griffith in regional New South Wales, where I was employed for five years by the NSW Department of Education to teach a large variety of secondary subjects at what is now Murrumbidgee Regional High School. I functioned as Administrator for the Distance Education and Aurora College programs. In addition, I mentored HSC students, built educational resources, provided assessment advice and facilitated study skills workshops within a school-based senior tutorial centre for a number of years.
In more recent years, I have worked as a private Academic Tutor at a well-established local tutoring centre, and facilitated regular adult training sessions as part of a federal government employment preparation program. Currently, I am completing a Certificate IV in TESOL through QLD Tafe so that I will be better able to assist English language learners.
Griffith Tutoring Centre was born in 2020 out of my desire to nurture and support student learning within a high-quality, individually-focused environment. It is my belief that through our unique, specially tailored, small-group tutoring sessions, Griffith Tutoring Centre is able to provide students with opportunities not always available to them within a standard school setting.
Business Owner, Griffith Tutoring Centre
Meet Our Tutoring Staff
Caitlin - Primary Tutor
Caitlín’s passion for teaching began at a very young age when she worked as a camp leader on language immersion camps in Ireland.
Caitlín graduated with an International Bachelor of Arts degree, with double honours in Irish and Spanish, from Maynooth University in 2016. During her time at there, she also spent a year working as an English Teacher in a primary school in Spain. Caitlin then continued on to study a Professional Masters in Education at The National University of Ireland, Galway. She graduated with honours in 2018.
Since then, Caitlín has been employed as both a Primary Teacher and a High School Teacher, teaching a wide range of subjects both in Ireland and here in Australia. She is currently residing in Griffith and working locally as a High School Teacher.
Caitlín looks forward to assisting the students at Griffith Tutoring Centre to build their confidence in learning and reach their academic goals.
Jasmeet - Secondary Mathematics / Physics
Jameet’s passion for teaching began at a young age whilst closely observing her mathematics teacher who, through the use of unique teaching materials and original presentation skills, was able to engage students at a high level.
Jasmeet completed her secondary education within the Catholic school system. Her Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (2010) and subsequent Bachelor of Education (2016) were completed at MD University in Rohtak, India. She moved to Australia in 2012 and has been working as a Mathematics, Science and Technology Tutor ever since. Throughout the past 8 years, Jasmeet has assisted many students to improve, achieve distinctions and meet career goals in these areas. Jasmeet’s teaching specialisations include Mathematics at all levels, Junior Science and HSC Physics. She is currently employed as a High School Mathematics Teacher.
Jasmeet believes in assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each student in order to prepare an individualised motivational approach. She prides herself on her systematic methods and strict self-discipline. Jasmeet strongly believes that her role is one of facilitator for students working towards academic excellence.
Lalchand - Primary Tutor
Lal joins Griffith Tutoring Centre with an extensive background in teaching and learning, mainly within the primary education sector. His education and experience has been gained internationally in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. Lal completed a Diploma in Primary Education from the Springfield College of Education and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Africa. He has since also graduated from the University of Durban-Westville with a Diploma in Specialised Education (Remedial Education).
Lal's teaching specialisations include English, Mathematics, History and Geography, Special Education (remedial and high needs) and EAL/D (English as an additional language and other dialects). As a result of his long career as an educator, Lal has developed a substantial set of high-quality resources and possesses an enormous degree of knowledge and expertise, which allow him to teach confidently. His exposure to a wide range of cultural settings has contributed to this further.
Lal's teaching practise is guided by the differentiated approach; he develops his programs to meet the specific learning needs of individual students. He is also a firm believer in inquiry-based learning and promoting positive well-being within his students. Lal believes that his ability to build positive relationships and engage students in their learning, as well as his high level of dedication as an educator, all contribute to his success as a teacher and tutor.
Special Education Teacher
Our special education teacher completed her Bachelor of Agri-Business and subsequent Bachelor of Teaching - Secondary at Charles Sturt University. Whilst originally approved to teach Business Studies and Commerce, this educator has spent the past 7 years employed as a Special Education Teacher within a high school setting. During that time, she has worked as a support class teacher with students who experience a diverse range of learning and behavioural difficulties, and has undertaken specialist training related to teaching students who are diagnosed with hearing impairments, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome, among others.