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Ashley C - Tutor in Parklands

I am a PhD graduate in Biotechnology and have been tutoring for over 10years. I am able to teach Math, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences; covering CAPS,IEB,IMPAQ, IGCSE and AS Levels Cambridge. I love working with students and am very patient. I also love uplifting and encouraging students through their learning hurdles. I also set a lot of homework 😉

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Teaching places

Students Home, Public Place, and Online

Travelling distance

Ashley will travel 10km from Parklands, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Languages spoken

Ashley speaks English

Experience / Education
EDUCATION 2014-2017 PhD in Biotechnology,Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Dissertation Title: The Effects of Heat Stress on the Antioxidant Machinery in Zea mays. 2008-2012 MSc (Med) Cell Biology Department of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM), Faculty of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Dissertation Title: Involvement of p300 in caffeine-induce hyper-acetylation of histones at the MEF2 binding domain on the Glut4 gene. 2006-2007 BSc (Med) Honours Medical Biochemistry Department of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Kwa –Zulu Natal, South Africa. 2004-2006 BSc in Bio-Medical Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Subjects taught
  • Biology

    I have spent many years in the laboratory conducting experiments and biological assays as part of my training therefore I am adept in explaining biology from a practical standpoint. I have done research both in plant science and animal models.

    Ashley teaches Biology at High School, Primary School, and University/College level(s)

  • Physical Science

    I have taught Physics for many years covering the CAPS, IEB and Cambridge IGCSE and AS level curricula It’s my favorite subject to teach. Again , I work through many past papers with my students to ensure they have been exposed to every kind of question.

    Ashley teaches Physical Science at High School level(s)

  • Mathematics

    I have taught math for many years covering the CAPS, IEB and Cambridge curricula . I set a lot of homework for my students as the only way to do well in mathematics is to tackle as many problems as possible.

    Ashley teaches Mathematics at High School level(s)