I prefer to teach based of the Socratic method or question based to provide a more holistic learning experience. In overall learning, I will be moving at a pace that suit the students ability, preferably helping them get a head start into the next year.
I am a GATE student from Perth Modern school. I have a lot of experience tutoring and I can tutor a wide range of subjects from Maths, Science, English and Hass subjects. I also offer NAPLAN and GATE tutoring.
Perth Modern School
6.1 Academic achievements
(2016) Award For Academic Excellence at Willetton Senior High School
(2016) Australian National Chemistry Quiz – High Distinction at Willetton SHS
(2016) Australian History Quiz- High Distinction at Willetton SHS
(2016) Australian Mathematics Competition- Distinction at Willetton SHS
(2016) Alliance Francaise Exam- Distinction at Willetton SHS
(2016) Statewide Bridge building engineering Project 3rd Prize at Willetton SHS
(2015) Australian National Chemistry Quiz – High Distinction at Churchlands SHS
(2015) Australian Mathematics Competition- Distinction at Churchlands SHS
(2015) Award For Academic Excellence at Churchlands SHS
(2015) Winner of the Churchlands Champion Award
(2015) Alliance Francaise Exam- Distinction at Churchlands SHS
(2014) Australian Mathematics Competition- Distinction at Churchlands SHS
(2014) Winner of the Churchlands Champion Award
(2014) Award For Academic Excellence at Churchlands SHS
(2014) Merit Award for Social Sciences at Churchlands SHS
6.2 Achievements (Non‐academic)
A) Achievements at education institution
(2016-2018) Semi Finalist. Member of the school Mock Trials team.
A mock trial is a simulated court case in which teams contest a fictitious Western Australian (WA) legal matter presented in the WA court system.
(2014-2015) Inter School football team
(2016) Inter School cricket team
B) Achievements external to my education institution
(2018) State finalist for the Tiger Global Case Competition.
We had to develop a business strategy for “Finch”, an online business that helps make social spending more cohesive and streamline social finances.
(2017) UN Youth National Conference
Selected from over 200 students to attend a conference with students from around Australia, Taiwan and New Zealand to learn about and pragmatically address international issues.
(2017 and 2018) State Winner for the Perth Orators and Debaters Society.
(2017) Selected to be part of Curtin University's Engineering School for High School students- A week long course focusing on the various fields of engineering.
(2017) State semi finalist at UN Youth Evatt Competition
(2016) Rostrum Voice of Youth Semi Finalist
(2016) Selected to be part of Curtin University Physics forum- Participated in a week-long course focusing on physics
(2014-2018) Consecutive State Winner for the Syro Malabar Eparchy of Australia’s Public Speaking competition.
(2014-2017) State Winner for the Syro Malabar Eparchy of Australia’s Best Drama Production competition
A) Leadership achievements/participation at the education institution
(2017) Founding member of the team that established a rocket club at our school.
(2014-2015) Consecutively elected as Student Counsellor at Churchlands Senior High School
(2014-2016) Captain of the school debating team Churchlands and Willetton SHS.
B) Leadership achievements/participation external to my education institution
(2017- current) Acting Chair for the Royal Commonwealth Society
Youngest Chair in the history of the Society
Organise youth events such as the Speaking and Leadership contest. This year we are going to spearhead the first ever mock Commonwealth Head of Governments meeting held in Perth.
(2017) Organised a concert for REXBAND at the Perth Convention centre and we sold some 200 tickets
(2016-2017) Member of the Youth Council for Riverton/Shelley Youth group.
(2016 and 2017) UN Youth State Conference
A three-day conference with over 200 students from around WA with a focus on national and international health and Indigenous Rights
(2015-2018) Consecutive State Finalist for the Royal Commonwealth Society Speaking and Leadership Speaking and Leadership competition.
A competition where one must showcase a high level of competency in public speaking and leadership through a speech and an interview with several ADF personnel.
(2015- 2018) House Captain at Syro Malabar Church
Organising 50 students from years 1-12 in the 2017 Syro Malabar Eparchy of Australia’s Talent Contest- A series of competitions ranging from the best drama production, best choir group to best speeches. My house has won consecutively since 2015.
6.4 Community Service
A) Community service activities by the education institution
(2018) Tin Shaking for Red Cross (3 hours)
(2018) Relay For Life (31 hours)
(2014-2017) 40 Hours Famine
(2014) Student buddy at local Primary School (Woodlands Primary School)
B) Community service activities external to the education institution (I have arranged by myself independently)
(2017-2018) Acting chair of Royal Commonwealth Society. Organising youth events (67 hours)
(2016-2018) Freshwater Bay Interact Club- Organizing tin shaking events and other various community works. (68 hours)
(2016-2018) Volunteer at the Queen of Apostles Catholic Church- working in youth groups and organising events.
(2016-2017) Volunteer at the RAAFA Aviation museum. My job varied from a guide to managing the shop and socialising with senior citizens/veterans who lived in the nearby retirement village. Also, while at the RAAFA aviation museum,I set up a Flight simulation system
(2014-2018)Volunteer for Jesus Youth and the Maddington Catholic Church- working in youth groups and organizing events (254 hours as of now)
In total I have 423 hours of documented community service since 2016.
He's such a sweet tutor. Helped my daughter get into Perth Modern School with his GATE tutoring. Even during times when I couldn't pay him due to issues at home, he was very understanding. Melvin truly is passionate about teaching.
Amazing teacher. Learned so much from him. My grades rocketed under him. Thank you so much for your help
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