Fergus has been in the teaching profession for over 30 years. He has taught in Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales. In Queensland he was instrumental in introducing school work experience programs, establishing Film & Television Courses and was for many years a State Moderator for student assessment. On returning to NSW in 1984 he was an HSC classroom teacher for many years at schools across Sydney, as well as having a number of years marking HSC English with the NSW Board of Studies.
In 1996 Fergus set up FergHSC (rebranded HSC CoWorks – 2013), a tuition centre in Bondi Junction, which has since created 1000’s of HSC success stories. Fergus and his team have spent years creating a robust online system to work in conjunction with the face-to-face support students receive. Our online system provides HSC resources, allows students to build essays; Submit written work in a range of subjects for marking by our HSC experienced marking team; Complete short answer and multiple choice questions in over 15 subjects; Structure their Planning for each subject using the HSC CoWorks recommended tasks; Assign Coaches to keep them accountable; and Message the Coaching team at anytime.
Fergus remains passionate about the power of education and life-long learning to open the doors of opportunity and to create a rich and rewarding life for all of his students. His Company Vision is to Hard wire the skills that create great HSC results and future success.
On a personal note, Fergus is married to the fabulous Carol.They have two fabulous adult sons, two fabulous daughter-in-laws, four gorgeous grandchildren and a very naughty Portuguese Water Dog named after the legendary All Black rugby player ‘Danny’ Carter. When not working on the business, Fergus’ loves nothing more than watching his grandson and the All Blacks play rugby, playing with his grandchildren, skiing, trying to hit a golf ball, cycling and of course lots of reading.