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An Educator’s Story

A Selection of My Teaching Experience

I have extensive teaching experience at multiple institutions:

University of Technology Sydney

University of New South Wales

The College, Western Sydney University

UTS:Insearch

University of Cantabria

 

Spanish Language & Culture 1

University of Technology, Sydney

2018 and 2019 

Core unit in Bachelor of International Studies (Spain & Latin American Majors)


Average Teacher SFS: 4.85 / 5.0​


“Saying Nick was the best tutor I have had across my 9 years at uni with UTS and WSU would not do him justice. Many times, he went beyond what other tutors have shown to really try and get the best for, and out of, his students. He spent a lot of time with myself and the group I was with to assure us that we were capable of learning and gave us everything we needed to achieve good marks. […] I feel that I cannot give enough praise and thanks to Nick for what he has done for our class this semester.”

 

Cultures of Globalisation

University of Technology, Sydney

Spring 2017 and 2018

Subject Coordinator 2019

First year core unit in Global Studies


Jointly taught with 2 other lecturers/tutors in a mass seminar


Average Teacher SFS: 4.24 / 5.0


“I like how this class is a mix between a lecture and a tutorial. The combination of the two styles is much easier to interact with others.”

 

Globalisation in Historical Perspective

University of Technology, Sydney

Spring and Autumn 2019


First year core unit in Global Studies

Lecturer and Tutor

SFS: N/A

 

Foundations in International Studies

University of Technology, Sydney

Autumn 2018 and 2019


Core unit in the Bachelor of International Studies

Average Teacher SFS: 4.37 / 5.0


“I really liked having Nick as a tutor. He always described things really well and made the content really interesting and engaging. He achieved a good mix of class discussions and activities in smaller groups.”

 

Contemporary Europe in Crisis: Power & Culture

University of New South Wales

Spring 2018


First year, European Studies elective, School of Arts and Humanities

Tutor and Guest lecturer

Teacher SFS: 5.5 / 6.0

“The most enjoyable tutorial I have ever been in. The creativity in his teaching methods were incredible and I always enjoyed the extensive group discussions we had.”


“He was great at interacting with students. Always played devil’s advocate to increase the views in the class room. Never biased.”

 

Introduction to International Relations

The College, Western Sydney University

2017 and 2018

First year elective unit in the Bachelor of Arts


Lecturer and tutor

Average Teacher SFS 4.33 / 5.0


“Nick was very helpful throughout all of the tutorials and always explained theories and examples in depth. As well as this he was always very approachable and created a good learning environment.”


“My teacher Nick was kind, nice person, he was approachable and respected all students. What he taught in class was always understandable and if anyone had questions he kindly explained again.”

 

Understanding the Arts

The College, Western Sydney University

2018

Core Arts unit (Foundation)

2-hour seminars


Teacher SFS: 4.65 / 5.0


“Provides great perspectives towards the lesson rather than just reading the lecture slides. He is a very experienced teacher, knowing what to do in all classroom  scenarios. He provides great feedback when it comes to assessments.”


“My teacher Nick was kind, nice person, he was approachable and respected all students. What he taught in class was always understandable and if anyone had questions he kindly explained again.”

 

Contemporary Society

The College, Western Sydney University

2017

First year core unit in the Bachelor of Arts


Tutor

Teacher SFS: 4.58 / 5.0


“Nick has been a great teacher, who has been able to explain concepts that I had difficulty understanding well.”

 

Global History

The College, Western Sydney University

2017

First year core unit in the Bachelor of Arts


Lecturer and tutor

Teacher SFS: 4.4 / 5.0


“He gives great feedback, he lets you know what you have done good, what you did not do so well and what you need to improve for the next assessment.”

 

Academic Skills for Arts

The College, Western Sydney University

2017

Core Arts unit (Foundation)

Tutor and mentor

Average SFS: 4.66 / 5.0


“Really enthusiastic, helpful and professional.”

 

Cultural Perspectives

The College, Western Sydney University

2017

Core Arts unit (Foundation)

Tutor 

SFS: N/A (insufficient responses)


 

International Perspectives

UTS:Insearch

2017 and 2018

Elective unit (Foundation)

Tutor 

SFS: N/A 

 

Business Communication

University of Cantabria

2006 - 2015

Core subject in Diploma and Master’s level degrees


Lecturer and tutor


SFS: N/A