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 […]

1702, 2015

The Differences Between Tutoring Agencies: Part V

By |February 17th, 2015|Industry|0 Comments

There are some good questions to ask when choosing a tutoring agency. Each blog post this week will deal with a different sub-category of questions that you might want to ask potential or current tuition companies. Last week we worked out what more the tuition agencies can help you with. This week will explore three […]

1202, 2015

The Differences Between Tutoring Agencies: Part IV

By |February 12th, 2015|Industry|0 Comments

There are some good questions to ask when choosing a tuition agency. Each blog post this week will deal with a different sub-category of questions that you might want to ask potential or current tuition companies. Yesterday was about discussing how to evaluate progress. This week we will work out what more the tuition agencies […]

1102, 2015

The Differences Between Tutoring Agencies: Part III

By |February 11th, 2015|Industry|0 Comments

There are some good questions to ask when choosing a tutoring agency. Each blog post this week will deal with a different sub-category of questions that you might want to ask potential or current tuition companies. Yesterday was about evaluating if the tutor is the perfect match for your child. Today we are going to […]

1002, 2015

The Differences Between Tutoring Agencies: Part II

By |February 10th, 2015|Industry|0 Comments

There are some good questions to ask when choosing a tutoring agency. Each blog post this week will deal with a different sub-category of questions that you might want to ask potential or current tuition companies. Yesterday’s post was about telling if the tutors are of the right calibre. Today we will evaluate if the […]

902, 2015

The Differences Between Tutoring Agencies: Part I

By |February 9th, 2015|Industry|0 Comments

There are some good questions to ask when choosing a tutoring agency. Each blog post this week will deal with a different sub-category of questions that you might want to ask potential or current tuition companies. Today will be about telling if the tutors are of the right calibre.

Firstly, you should know how these tutors […]