Catriona
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    English speaking and creative writing. Playwrighting!

    Published playwright, with lots of experience teaching and working with young people and adult learners. I have worked as a writing facilitator attached to high profile theatres in London working in primary schools, with young professionals and at colleges. Additionally I lead a creative writing course at Oxford and Reading College. I have tutored many students in building confidence in speaking and writing. I have also found myself specialising in enabling children with learning difficulties gain confidence and find creative solutions to help the learning process. I am currently working on new writing commissions and basing myself in Brussels tutoring and leading creative writing workshops is something I enjoy doing alongside my projects. Theatre's I have worked with include Pegasus Oxford, Tricycle/Kiln Theatre, National Theatre Studio, Hampstead Theatre, North Wall Arts Centre.

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    Location

    At teacher's location: Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
    At student's location: Around Ans, Belgium
    Online via webcam

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    General info

    Skills:

    English:
    English for adults, School
    German:
    School

    Age:

    Preschool children (4-6 years old)
    Children (7-12 years old)
    Teenagers (13-17 years old)
    Adults (18-64 years old)
    Seniors (65+ years old)

    Student level:

    Beginner
    Intermediate
    Advanced

    Duration:

    45 minutes
    60 minutes
    90 minutes
    120 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English, German

    About Me

    I bring the best out of students. Working with young people from vulnerable backgrounds as well as with special educational needs I have come to realise that my teaching methods are very intuative and based around listening to the individual and building on their strengths. With a vivid imagination and creativity I make my sessions interesting and relevant to the individual. I am happy to lead sessions in playwrighting, to use voice acting methods to improve speech and to build individuals confidence and ability to achieve. So far I have a 100% success rate for any students doing their exams in english or german.

    Education

    MA Advanced Theatre Practice Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (fully funded)
    BA German and Drama 2:1 (honours) Birmingham University.
    A'level: English A, Art A, Germa A , Drama A.

    Experience / Qualifications

    Workshop leader: Tale Trail, a workshop across underachieving primary schools in Oxford aimed at improving literacy and writing, resulting in students writing their own play and performing it at the theatre.
    Script editor/ creative advisor: Pegasus Theatre
    Course leader and tutor: Pegasus Theatre Playwrighting 11-15 year olds.
    Course leader and totor: Introduction to Playwrighting, Oxford and Reading College (adult education).
    1-1 Tutor in german an creative writing.
    Teaching Assistant - all ages, all types of schools.
    Creative german classes. With a strong focus on conversation. Also happy to teach literature and translation. I work alongside the curriculums, help students prepare for exams or offer alternative lessons. I build peoples confidence and tailor the learning experience to each individual. With young students I also build in story telling and creative activities that make the language learning process easier. I also assist with University research projects for german literature.

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