Average 4.45 based on 23 teacher ratings
Tom Joel is an English teacher at Avonside Girls High School located in Christchurch, Canterbury. When comparing Tom Joel's ratings to other teachers in the region of Canterbury, Tom Joel's ratings are below the average of 4.51 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Avonside Girls High School is 4.42 stars.
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He's a good English teacher and a good person. He holds his students to a high standard and he's a tough marker so a lot of students feel a bit put out by him, but if he says you're doing well you know he really means it.

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Mr Joel is a great teacher! Helpful and a super kind guy, he knows what he's doing although he can have a temper at times, But he's a very good teacher.

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Mr Joel is the reason I passed English last year, he is one of the best teachers I have ever had and also a very nice man. I can only hope to have him again!

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i had mr joel in year 10 and i did not like it. he is mean, strict, scary and doesnt help me at all. dont look forward to english and hes always grumpy.

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I had Mr Joel for English the whole time I was at Avonside and he was one of my favourite teachers, he was always willing to help and mde classes fun

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Mr Joel could have a temper sometimes but he was helpful, passionate, smart and funny. He did awesome work with productions and gave so much time up for that wihtout a lot of thanks- a good guy

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He does give really good notes, but he just expects you to go along with what they say and not question his views or come up with anything original.

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Always has interesting things to say, i've learnt more in his class than any other, perhaps not all relevant to the subject, incredibly interesting though. I hated english last year but now i like it

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He made me love English again. He actually talks to everyone and you can tell he doesn't think his classes are stupid. A grat teacher! he could make any subject fun =)

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Mr Joel is awesome, he does/did really great work with the productions and had interesting real life stories to tell you, I thought he was great :)

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If it wasn't for Mr Joel my daughter wouldn't have stayed at school and achieved Level 1 and 2 in NCEA

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Mr Joel is awesome!! He is soo interesting to listen to! Hes great!! Fantastic Teacher!!

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he thinks all the students are stupid and talks to us really condesendingly. also talks way to much bout his private life.

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mr joel beens my teacher so far at school and i dnt know what u guys are tlkin bout hes awesome he sees where im coming from and helps my class heaps!!everyone gets angry now and again

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i didnt like him, he juts talks and if u dissagree with him he'll lecture you for a period on why he's right and ur wrong, until you forgot what it was you even said.

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hes alrite i suppose, he tlks heaps during class and he gets grumpy if ya dnt undastand bt hes betta than most teachaz!

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Great teacher understood where I was comoing from and helped loads

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Awesome teacher everybody loves him

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aww...mr joel is so kewl...hes the best english teacher eva and i think many students can bk me up on this. Hes amazing!!

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Absolutely amazing teacher. Passionate and understanding.

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Mr Joel understood what English was all about and tried to put that across to his students. Even though at sometimes he could be grumpy, as everyone can be, he was all in all a great teacher.

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mr joel is real funny when he is not in a grumpy mood!

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awesome man hes been ma english teacher the whole way through high school so far ive learnt heaps!

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Avonside Girls High School is located in Christchurch, Canterbury with an average teacher rating of 4.42 stars. When comparing Avonside Girls High School's teachers to other teachers in the region of Canterbury, Avonside Girls High School's teachers are below the average of 4.51 stars. Avonside Girls High School ranks 12 amongst all High Schools in the region of Canterbury. Learn More