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Emmeline Tandoc

Emmeline Tandoc

Leeds, Other

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Every great wizard in history has started out as nothing more than what we are now, students. If they can do it, why not us?- Harry Potter (2007)
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Currently an MEd (Applied Linguistics) student over 20 years experience caring for autistic siblings. I have built up these skills volunteering with children and in student led environments. I have a special interest in creative writing, and was a competition finalist at 17. I contributed to the student newspaper and cre...

CEO and Editor of a magazine.
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Newcastle University Students' Union

Student Parents and Carers Officer

Elected to be Student Parents and Carers Officer for the Students' Union. This role as student representative involved writing and presenting motions to student council, facilitating at family events, keeping confidential issues when speaking to student parents, organising meetings with Newcastle Carers Centre and Newcastle Banardos, leading coffee mornings for student parents, discussing childcare funding with university staff, writing and responding to emails and managing the student parents and carers Facebook page.

Represented Newcastle University students at national conferences, including NUS (National Union of Students) Women's Campaign Conference 2013 and NUS National Conference 2013. Co-wrote a motion on the importance of student carers issues to be discussed at conference.

Nominated 'Most Improved Society of the Year' at the NCL+ Awards by a student parent

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Gosforth East Middle School

Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant

Work experience period at mainstream middle school, where I focused mainly in the SEN classes and the lower sets. Prepared classroom resources, used PowerPoint to help with a lesson presentation, and read out a test paper to a student who used English as a second language. Observed extra morning literacy sessions and utilized clarinet skills when joining in with the lunchtime musical improvisation club.

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Creative Writing Society

Web Publicity Editor

One of the first members of the Creative Writing Society (CreSoc) and nominated Web/Publicity Editor. This role included creating advertising material, monitoring social networks, and persuading students to join at the societies fair. I also planned and lead hour long sessions on an alternate basis as part of being on the committee.

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Pennine Camphill Community

Speech Therapist Assistant

Pennine is a specialist further education college for young people with learning difficulties. I followed the routine of the visiting speech and language therapist, observing the methods and techniques catered to the needs of an individual patient

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Kingsland Primary School

Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant

Work experience period at a special needs primary school. I assisted in one classroom for two weeks, helping the children with their school work and teachers with clerical and filing duties. I also helped supervise in lunch and break times.

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Ossett School and 6th Form College

University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Linguistics

NEW College Pontefract

English Language, Textiles, Media Studies, German

The Open University

Master of Education (MEd), Education (Applied Linguistics)