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Ms Laura Deriu

 Geelong - Geelong West

Geelong tutor in English

Service areas

VCE English, Literature and English Language; IB English.

SPECIAL EXAM PRACTICE (group): October. Email for information.

I am an experienced teacher of English at secondary level, specialising in VCE English, English Language, IB English and Literature. I have a thorough, detailed working knowledge of the courses and texts; and offer a variety of strategies to enable your progress. Course guides, sample essays/training essays, practice exams and feedback are provided to help you achieve your best in Assessments and the Exam.

Full Registration with Victorian Institute of Teaching with Clear Police Check (Current).

I commenced my teaching career at Geelong Grammar School (Corio), and have taught at The Woodleigh School, Methodist Ladies College and Yarra Valley Grammar. Along with teaching duties, I held leadership positions in curriculum, student welfare and management.

I have presented and published widely in English education; and have facilitated professional development in faculty change, curriculum and professional communication. Additionally, I have co-authored/edited several successful senior English resource texts for Thomson Learning, Cengage Learning, Jacaranda, A+ Guides, Cambridge University Press and the Victorian Association for the Teaching of English. Currently, I am a Senior English Tutor, a Writer/Editor of education course books and PhD candidate (Linguisitcs, S2).

Tutorials are 60 mins ($70) or 75 mins ($85) or 90 mins ($100) per single student.
Bookings available Monday/Thursday (Geelong West Library) and Tuesday/Wednesday (Belmont Library): appointments from 2.30 pm.

I look forward to helping you achieve your best. Regards, Laura.
I acknowledge the traditional custodians of this country and community diversity.



Classroom Teacher (20 years); Tutor (12 years); English Exam Assessor/Auditor;
Writer/Editor of English course books.


Master of Applied Linguistics, Monash University; Grad. Cert. Educational Administration,
Deakin University; Bachelor of Education (Sec/Arts), University of Melbourne;
Certificate of Achievement in Teaching Adult Learners, Central Institute WA; Diploma of
Journalism, Australian College of Journalism; Certificate IV in Professional Writing &
Editing, Holmesglen TAFE; on-going professional development concerning curriculum and learner needs (20hrs per year).


$70 per hour




Joined TutorFinder on 22-Jun-2012 (updated profile on 07-Mar-2018)
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