Daniel, Senior Teacher

MA Computational Arts, SOAS (UOL); BA Music and Social Anthropology, Goldsmiths (UOL)

I always loved the idea of teaching; being able to pass on what you love about a subject to other people is one of the most pure pleasures in life. I was inspired simultaneously by all the great teachers I had throughout my education and also all the worst (as they taught me what not to do). My biggest mantra is treating students like they have something important to say, and that important ideas should be explored and experimented with.
  • Core topics
  • Scratch
  • JavaScript (with Bitsbox)
  • JavaScript (with p5.js)
  • Specialist topics
  • Minecraft Modding
  • Game Modding
  • Music Computing
Online £60.00 per session
Online £80.00 per session
In person* £85.00 per session
In person* £105.00 per session
* due to COVID-19, this teacher is available for online sessions only

I started coding quite late, probably aged 18. For many years I was completely self-taught, driven by an enjoyment for problem-solving and mathematical logic combined with an enthusiasm for electronic and computer-based music. I then began formal university-level training in coding for my Master’s degree. What began as a passion project for making music has now turned into a qualification and a living. I now teach programming to students from reception age all the way to university undergraduates. Computers are not the future, they are the right now. People still know surprisingly little about the devices in which they do most of their socialising and work. I think it is absolutely vital that we offer as much information as possible about coding, programming and computers to as many people as we can. After all, knowledge is power.

  • “Daniel was awesome!”

    Alex, 9

  • “Many many thanks to Daniel for the Minecraft sessions. My son has absolutely loved it.”

    Katherine, parent

  • “I think that Daniel was great, he had a good steady pace and was always making sure that everyone understood”

    Zella, 10

Teaching experience

  • The Lyceum School
  • Knightsbridge School
  • Wetherby Preparatory School
  • Goldsmiths University of London
  • Colville Primary School
  • The King Alfred School
  • Thomas’s Kensington School

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Rescheduling lessons

If you need to reschedule a lesson for any reason, please give us at least 24 hours notice by either contacting your tutor or a member of our team at hello@blueshiftcoding.com and we will do our best to move the session for you.

If your child is feeling unwell, we might be able to reschedule your lesson up to 2 hours before the lesson is supposed to start for online tuition, and up to 4 hours before the lesson is due to start for in-person tuition.

Missing a lesson

Please be aware that if you miss a lesson for any reason and do not give us at least 24 hours notice we will take this as a no-show and charge you the full rate of this session without an opportunity to reschedule, as we must compensate our tutors for their time.

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