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 […]
Regardless of whether you’ve managed seven hours of revision a day or just the one, effective last-minute revision is the crucial final step on the journey to exam success; the home straight. It is important to keep your head, and not allow the sight of the fast-diminishing top half of the hourglass to cloud your […]
How do you prepare for these terrifying common entrance exams? So, once again the dreaded common entrance tests are coming up and students are frantically trying to get ready. Everything is so competitive these days and it’s a sad reality that children are having to be put through their paces at such an early age. Regency […]
As a recent History graduate with experience of working in the British and Canadian Houses of Parliament, I am well aware of the benefits of a good education. Good teaching has enabled me to study at University College London, and afforded me excellent career opportunities in the world of politics.
I believe education should be focused […]
Any educational admissions process is a stressful and often difficult experience for pupils and parents alike. Common Entrance is no exception: a varied set of examinations across all subjects, requiring an all-round performance in order to gain admission to a preferred school.
Common Entrance certainly has its critics: how effective is it? Is preparatory education overly […]
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.
Private tuition can play a crucial role in a child’s education. Not only does it iron out deficiencies in the child’s knowledge and understanding of a particular subject but it allows for the creation of a distinct learning environment. This learning environment has numerous advantages when compared with more traditional forms of learning to which […]
By: Keir Pearson
There’s a lot of furore over language teaching at the moment. In general, language instruction has long been undergoing a cutback in favour of ostensibly more “useful” subjects, particularly the sciences. As a young boy at secondary school, I was forced to choose between my two great loves – science and languages. […]