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Miss ATHIRA CHANDRASEKHARARAO

 Canberra

Canberra tutor in Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Creative Writing, Economics, English, Geography, History, IELTS, Maths, Reading, Society and Culture, Sociology, Statistics, Teacher, TOEFL

I travel to these locations
Acton, Gungahlin, Belconnen, DICKSON, LYNEHAM

Adaptable, Flexible and Student Friendly
Have 3 years experience
Teach English, Maths, Chemistry, History, Economics, Geography till Year 10
Sincere and dedicated

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Experience

Since my childhood, teaching has been my passion. I have always enjoyed teaching and from my college days have been involved in this endeavor. I started my career as a teacher, by enrolling myself as a teacher volunteer with one of the local NGO's called Kartavya. Later, the drive for teaching led me to start an NGO, called Institute for Board Exams (IBE), which tutors and trains students to prepare for their CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) Senior School board exams. The Institute focuses on students from economically and socially backward classes and aims at promoting high-quality education at a very nominal fee. Two students from each batch, who are highly meritorious, are also rewarded with a complete fee waiver and an additional stipend. The institute at present has a total strength of 64 students and from the past three years, has been successful in developing students both academically and personally. The last batch students have graduated with flying colors with more than half of them securing 80% marks or more. There were also students who excelled by scoring a 10/10 CGPA(Cumulative Grade Point Average). At the Institute, I spend around three hours daily and are engaged in activities like teaching, Study material preparation, Exam Oriented training and career guidance counseling.

Qualifications

Educational Qualifications
2015 : Hyderabad Central University
M.Phil in Anthropology
Average GPA: 8.83 on a scale of 10
2014 : Hyderabad Central University
Integrated Masters in Social Science-Anthropology
Average GPA: 9.16 on a scale of 10
(Bachelors Average: 9.0/10, Masters Average: 9.475/10)
2009 : Bhavans Varuna Vidhyalaya, Thrikakkara, Kochi
Senior School (CBSE) Science group with 81.2% aggregate
2007 : Rajashree S M M School, E.Kadungaloor Aluva Kochi
Secondary School (CBSE) with 82.6% aggregate
Awards and Fellowships
2017-2019 : ANU-University Research Scholarship (International)
Offers $26682 per annum to pursue PhD at College of Asia and Pacific, Australian National University.
2015-2016 : UGC-NET JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) holder in Anthropology
UGC-NET JRF is the most prestigious fellowship for Indian Research students and is sponsored by the Government of India, with the support of University Grants Commission.
Selected through a highly competitive exam (UGC NET) conducted at National Level. The basic objective of the test is to determine eligibility for college & university level lectureship for Indian nationals in order to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in the teaching profession and research. The Exam has 3 different papers, out of which one is a research and teaching aptitude paper, while the other two are purely subject based. The exam is conducted in 99 subjects and the fellowship is roughly granted to around 1000 students an year.
2014 : University Gold Medallist
For being the first rank holder in Integrated Masters in Anthropology
2009-2014 : University Of Hyderabad Fellowship holder
Monthly fellowship, for pursuing Integrated Masters in Social Sciences-Anthropology at University of Hyderabad. Sponsored by University of Hyderabad.
2011 : University of Alberta Research Fellowship
Received a grant of 5000$ for pursing a research Internship at University of Alberta, Canada. The fellowship was granted to only 22 students from all over India.
2007 : Certificate of Merit from CBSE for outstanding academic performance
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) issued a Certificate of Merit for being the national topper in the subject Social Science at the matriculation level by securing 100% marks in the subject and for being among the top 1% successful candidates in Social Sciences. The CBSE matriculation level exam is yearly written by over 14 lakh students.
2007 : Best Leader Award
The award is given to the most promising leader among the outgoing school batch. The award consists of a cash award and a memento and is one of the most competitive awards at the matriculation level.
Professional Experience
2014-2016 : Co-founder and teacher of the NGO Institute for Board Exams (IBE), which tutors and trains students to prepare for their CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) Senior School board exams.
2013-2014 : Mentoring Committee Member, Department of Anthropology, University of Hyderabad.
2013 : Research Intern at Foundation for Ecological Security (FES)
Focus was laid on the gender dimensions of social and cultural change that occurred in these villages with special focus on the role of FES in reducing gender disparities and women empowerment. Internship work also looked into the broad area of gender and natural resource management.
2012-2013 : Student Observer, Anthropology Department Committee, University of Hyderabad,
2011 : Research Intern at University Of Alberta
Worked as a Research Intern, under the guidance of Prof Pamela R Willoughby. Received a grant of 5000$ for pursing the research Internship. Assisted with the processing of artefacts and other materials originally excavated by an archaeological team in Iringa, Tanzania in 2008 and 2010.
Research Projects
2015: M.Phil dissertation titled “Understanding Gift Exchanges: A case study of Panapayattu of Northern Kerala”.
2014: Masters dissertation titled “Gender and Health among the Koyas of Warangal District, Telangana”.
2014: Research project which aimed at understanding the livelihood systems, economic organisation and marketing capabilities of Gujjar community migrants in Hyderabad.
Presentations and Conferences
2016 : Presented a paper titled “Sustainable Development and Women: A study under NGO FES” at the International Seminar titled “Environmental Security and Sustainable Development” held at UNESCO Madnjeet Centre, Pondicherry University.
Attended a 3 day workshop titled “Closing the Environmental Compliance Gap”, conducted by an NGO Sambhavanaa.
Presented a paper titled “Gender and Occupational Health among the Koyas of Warangal” at the National Seminar titled “National Seminar on Environmental and Occupational Health” held at NIOH (National Institute of Occupational Health), Ahmadabad.
2015 : Key organising member and participant of the 2 day international seminar titled Anthropology and Global climate Change: Local Knowledge, Cultural Adaptations and Resilience among the Indigenous Peoples”.
2014 : Participated in a panel discussion on “The displacement of Chenchus PTG and its Ramification on their Women” at ST. Ann’s College for Women.
2014 : Key organising member of the 2 day national seminar titled Right to Education Act : Issues and Concerns in Implementations, conducted in collaboration with UNICEF and Save the Children.
2013 : Presented a paper titled “Natural Resource Management and Gender” at the annual Symposium Coherence conducted jointly by Shape your Thought and Junior Science Club, held at University of Hyderabad.
2012 : Attended a Workshop at IGRMS, Bhopal titled Anthropology and Museums.
Languages: English, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi

Rates

$30 per hour

Gender

Female

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Joined Tutor Finder on 26-Mar-2017 (updated profile on 12-Oct-2017)
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English

Creative Writing (Primary, Secondary)
English (Primary, Secondary)
IELTS (Primary, Secondary)
Reading (Primary, Secondary)
TOEFL (Primary, Secondary)

Maths

Maths (Secondary)
Statistics (Secondary)

Science

Biology (Primary, Secondary)
Chemistry (Secondary)

Business

Economics (Secondary)

Social Science

Anthropology (Secondary, Tertiary)
Geography (Primary, Secondary)
History (Primary, Secondary)
Society and Culture (Secondary, Tertiary)
Sociology (Tertiary)

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