208, 2018

A Teacher’s Guide to Long Distance Tutoring

By |August 2nd, 2018|Curriculum, Education, Exams, GCSE, Industry, International, Regency, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Distance learning services are growing exponentially. It is now possible to obtain a college degree without being physically present in a classroom, either by using the internet (through visual/audio lessons) or through institutions that send study materials by post to the student and guide the learner.

Long distance tutoring requires a basic understanding of the requirements […]

603, 2018

What are we really doing here?

By |March 6th, 2018|Curriculum, Education, Exams, GCSE, Industry, International, Regency, Systems of Education, Uncategorised|0 Comments

According to Woody Allen, eighty per cent of life is showing up. The same is true for tutors. It’s the last twenty percent that distinguishes excellent tutors, separating the wheat from the chaff. As tutors, we have to take advantage of the fact that we have the luxury to focus on a single student.

In […]

305, 2016

Pressure of exams.

By |May 3rd, 2016|Curriculum, Education, Exams, GCSE, Industry, International, Regency, Systems of Education|0 Comments

The immense pressure of exams is a real problem in modern times. We are all under tremendous amounts of stress these days but it is starting at an earlier and earlier age. In the UK we are forcing our children to compete for limited places in common entrance exams, in the US our early SAT […]

205, 2016

Homeschooling

By |May 2nd, 2016|Curriculum, Education, Exams, GCSE, Industry, International, Regency, Systems of Education|0 Comments

Homeschooling is the word bubbling around the households of the elite families these days, with the high profile and wealthy opting for a more thorough stance in their children’s education.

Even the best day and boarding schools often mean little problem cases and academic struggles go undetected, but more importantly, the main reason for homeschooling […]

911, 2015

Common Entrance

By |November 9th, 2015|Curriculum, Education, Exams, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Common Entrance

This are a stressful time for both parent and child it is really important to make sure that your child does not feel any unnecessary pressure towards the exams. One of the main problems regarding these examinations is the inevitable comparisons that happen. This is not always something that gets discussed either.

Often is pressures […]

602, 2015

New Years’ resolutions

By |February 6th, 2015|Curriculum|0 Comments

It all happens on 1st January! Those good intentions to work harder, do two hours a day of hard studying, keep up to date with homework etc. Usually by February the joie de study has faltered and the “I’ll do it tomorrow” has started to creep in. It’s really hard once the mocks are over to […]

1011, 2014

Children at their peak…

By |November 10th, 2014|Curriculum|0 Comments

When is the right time for children to peak in education? Is it when they’re taking their finals at University, at A levels, or as a friend recently said to me, at common entrance?  After all, that determines what happens thereafter. Personally I think it’s about nurturing, supporting and encouraging children right the way through, […]