Team Up Heroes

Team Up Heroes

Meet the tutors who went the extra mile! 

We'd like to thank all of our volunteers for their hard work and dedication to Team Up's mission. Our tutors come from all walks of life, and bring so many valuable skills and experiences to the Team Up programme. Some of our tutors, however, go above and beyond in their commitment. We would like to take this chance to thank them specially.

 

2018-19

The following tutors have completed three or more tutoring programmes with TeamUp, giving up a considerable amount of their time to work and engage with our pupils. These tutors have also achieved a Leadership Award (accredited by SSAT). This signifies that they have completed extra teacher training units and attended our leadership seminars, demonstrating a commitment to improving their tutoring skills. 

Larissa Kirkpatrick - One of our most dedicated tutors; Larissa has now taken part in eleven full programmes and provided cover at short notice at eight different schools over a period of four years. We are truly grateful for the contribution Larissa has made to the lives of over 30 pupils! Larissa’s incredibly altruistic nature and approach to helping others in her life has been inspirational. 

Sudha Jaganathan - Sudha always planned materials outside of our curriculum that will best help the pupils. She is extremely reliable, committed, and always demonstrated her commitment to the progress and success of the students. Sudha has now been volunteering for over two years.

Jessica Ghatora - Jessica has volunteered for two terms, and has continuously demonstrated her immense reliability and commitment. This term Jessica had a difficult pupil with ADHD. She has been very proactive and has done an amazing job seeking advice and tips to give extra support the pupil.

Sadiya Hadadi - Sadiya has been a dependable and committed tutor, and is always flexible to adapt to different situations. She is very organized, patient and positive with the pupils. Sadiya has been particularly flexible with cover this year, covering English sessions, where her speciality is Maths. 

Daniel Lim - Daniel has dedicated an entire year to tutoring at Rotherhithe school, demonstrating exceptional commitment to the pupils there.

Janice Popoola, Chris Bell, Craig Ayrey, Jeta Zhubi, Luke Brown, Samaira Raja, Sam Nash, and Sujitha Premkumar, Larissa Kirkpatrick.

The following tutors achieved the Outstanding Tutor/Gold Leadership Award, the highest level possible:

Janice Popoola and Fabrizio Martone 

We would also like to thank the following tutors who have shown an exceptionally high standard of teaching: Charles Merullo, Chris Bell, Lisa Schneider, Jonathan Jackson, Edward Will, Christine Pei Ying Loh, Sushank Chibber, Tonisha Jarman, Adam Haines, Ana Lopes, Sarah Adeaga, Alex Cheung, Anna Stonell, Rhianne Davidson, Joan Lawal, Eniola Alabi, Craig Ayrey, Sian Summers, Alanna Clarke-Beattie, Sudha Jaganathan, William Lonsdale, Beatrice Perrin-Cocon, Jessica Ghatora, Erika Vicencio, Joanna Talbot, Ryhan Uddin, Zoe Barr, Daniel Lim, Ashlyn Brennan, Avanthika (Ava) Balaji, Eduard Bruchner, Sadiya Hadadi, Isaac Santos, Lucy Hill, Malcolm Low, Wei Heng Teo, Sitong Wang, Anzal Rehman, Laila Arain, Michael Callow, Madison Coleman, Haneefa A, Amirah Muhammad, and Ashley Chung. 

 

2017-18

The following tutors have completed three or more tutoring programmes with us this year, giving up a considerable amount of their time to work with our pupils. Those tutors who have also achieved a Leadership Award (accredited by SSAT) are noted here in brackets. This signifies that they have completed extra teacher training units and attended our leadership seminars, demonstrating a commitment to improving their skills. 

Hasnara Ali - Hasnara tutored on three programmes with us this year and is now in her fourth year with Team Up, having volunteered on an amazing seven programmes in that period! 

Kim Tan - Kim tutored on three programmes this year and was a cover superstar, helping us out on many occasions when we needed a last minute tutor. 

Maxine Kusiima (Senior Tutor/Silver) - Maxine not only volunteered on three programmes but has supported us throughout the year inside and outside the Team Up office. 

Rohit Shivnani, Joanna Talbot, Evelina Maier, Daniel Lim, Saskia Calliste, Pearl Williams, Muhith Ahmed (Senior Tutor/Silver), Omrah Zaman, Jannie Khoo, Faiza Adeel, Eisha Awuah

The following tutors achieved the Outstanding Tutor/Gold Leadership Award, the highest level possible:

Andrea Gerardi, Sukhwinder Jagdev

We would additionally like to commend the following tutors who showed an exceptionally high standard of teaching: Anzal Rehman, Daniel Lim, Philip Gaisford, Lorna Hall, Katy Orkisz, Angelica-Rose Polycarpou, Eduard Bruchner, Jack Etherington, Sudha Jaganathan, Abigail Wright, Muhammad Syafiq Shamsuddin, Sian Summers, Anner Sutherland, Oscar Orahilly, Baisheng Song, Imogen Hequet, Michael Bobrowicz, William Lonsdale, Alanna Clarke-Beattie, Craig Ayrey, Joan Lawal, Dominic Pollard, Shabana Akhtar, Hibah Saleem, Maisy Stephens, Marcio Almeida