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Dr Alastair Whyte

PhD in English Literature, the University of Sydney

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), the University of Sydney

I have over five years’ experience teaching primary, secondary and university students. I gained this while pursuing my Doctor of Philosophy in English, written on utopian intersections in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, which was awarded in 2016. As a result of the breadth of experiences I have had teaching students across the spectrum of ages and year levels, I am particularly interested in the fostering of writing skills in students, particularly the importance of clear structure, insightful and original responses to texts and accurate grammar and spelling. Given the importance of communication in the modern world, I believe that a strong grasp of language, coupled with confidence in writing, is one of the most valuable skills for any individual to work towards.

“I do not want art for a few, any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.”

-William Morris