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Lecturer Profiles

Aldo Longobardi

What do you teach at Eynesbury?

Drama; Acting Head of Year 10 at Eynesbury Senior College

What do you like most about each subject?

Seeing students grow in confidence and skill, and achieving things they never thought they would be able to do!

How would you describe your teaching style?

A nice balance between the theory and the practical. Thoroughly inclusive: everyone is encouraged to take creative risks in a supportive and constructive environment.

What else can you tell us about yourself?

I speak Italian and I'm a qualified Italian teacher. I also regularly perform in theatre myself.

Your tip for university success:

Every real and satisfying success in life comes from within yourself.

Simon Tanti

What do you teach at Eynesbury?

Accounting

What do you like most about the subject?

I like teaching the structure required so students are able to identify their own mistakes - if they make any! Mostly, I enjoy the student interaction in teaching.

How would you describe your teaching style?

Interactive. Everyone has the opportunity for participation at an individual level, small group or class level.

What else can you tell us about yourself?

I like going to antique furniture auctions, drinking good red wine in moderation and looking after my pet goldfish.

Your tip for university success:

Go to orientation, listen and be sure to ask the relevant people if you require assistance or need clarification.

Rich Tolosi

What do you teach at Eynesbury?

English as a second language

What do you like most about the subject?

Teaching a foreign language (i.e. English in this case) is very rewarding, especially when I see students grasp things, ideas or concepts for the first time.

How would you describe your teaching style?

Very interactive. Everyone has something to share or contribute. No spectators.

What else can you tell us about yourself?

I love to travel. I've been to 49 countries and counting.

Your tip for university success:

See every lesson or activity as an opportunity to learn something that you didn't already know before, even when the material doesn't seem so interesting.

Christine Edwards

What do you like most about each subject?

We see marketing around us every day, while the underlying principles do not change too much; there are always new ideas and new ways of doing things.

How would you describe your teaching style?

Energetic

What else can you tell us about yourself?

I like to keep fit and have fun with my family and friends.

Your tip for university success:

Take your studies seriously but balance is important. Apply yourself and at the same time make time to have fun with new friends.