Alessandra Connell

$30 per hour

  • Initial training 1
  • Semi dux 1
  • Excellence ncea level 3 1
  • Years with Pencilcase -1
Alessandra Connell

Availability

Alessandra Connell is available to tutor in Wellington Central, Kelburn, Te Aro, Karori. She is based in the Wellington public library and Victoria University library.

Education experience and achievements

I attended St Mary's College in Auckland from year 7 to year 13, and graduated in 2016 as Proxime Accessit to the Dux. I gained all three levels of NCEA with excellence endorsement.

I gained straight excellences for all internals that I sat in level 3 NCEA, and endorsed with excellence.
English (excellence, honours)
History (excellence, first place)
Religious Education (excellence, honours)
Social Studies (excellence, first place)
French (merit)
Calculus (merit, special award)

I achieved 106 excellence credits in level 2 NCEA and endorsed with excellence.
Mathematics with Externals (excellence)
Physics (excellence)
Religious Education (excellence)
History (excellence)
Art History (excellence)
French (excellence)
English (merit)

I endorsed NCEA level 1 with excellence:
Science (excellence)
Mathematics and Statistics with Externals (excellence)
Economics (merit)
English (merit)
French (merit)
Religious Education (merit)
History (merit)

I am currently a first year student at Victoria University, completing a Bachelor of Arts in Film, Psychology, and History. I gained the Victoria University Excellence Scholarship for my study.

Tutoring experience

In 2016 as a year 13 student I was a peer tutor for year 8 Mathematics and French. I also was a peer support leader, helping to integrate a class of year 7s into high school. I have spent many hours aiding friends who were struggling, mainly in Maths, History and French, and English throughout NCEA. These experiences not only taught me how to relate to younger students but how find ways of enjoying difficult content, and finding different ways to explain concepts when the initial teachings in class have not made sense.

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