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Amanda Sharkey

Tutor in Makeup Artistry / Hair ,

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What attributes are necessary for imparting knowledge, are they natural or is it a skill that we can hone and tune?

I am looking for thoughts on what makes an excellent tutor / trainer/ lecturer. Think about a person who inspired you to learn. Why and how did they make that happen. Is it really something we can learn in colleges and schools , How to teach ? If it is natural then how do we quantify it.?


Closing Statement from Amanda Sharkey

Thank you very much for your responses. It has shown that it is a many varied thing that we want from our tutor's and how each person interacts with a tutor is personal and therefore quite hard to quantify. It is now I wonder what would be the job description you would write for your perfect tutor and where it would measure up to what an actual tutor job description is like in the workplace and if it would be at all alike.

Kind regards

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  • Mar 31 2012: A total and utter respect for every pupil and every seemingly dumb question. Failiure is encouraged

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