Monthly Archives: November 2011

De-mystifying the education process

I had a coffee and a catch up with a fellow tutor a couple of weeks ago and he was sharing with me that he felt that one of the major problems that he encounters is that students and parents … Continue reading

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Booking a session with an online tutor

We have been talking to lots of parents and students to discover what we can do to make Tutorhub more useful and fit in with busy family life. They told us that on-demand tutoring, which is available by the Question … Continue reading

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School websites are rubbish: it’s time they set a better example

It’s clear that education had changed greatly since I was at school. In my day the girls did domestic science and the boys did technical stuff with wood and metal. Also way back then, computers were more theoretical than anything … Continue reading

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Tax allowances for tutors

We have been asked by some UK based tutors whether the income that they earn by private tutoring at home and online is liable to income tax. If you privately tutor, the money you earn is taxable. If your only … Continue reading

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Tutoring: the concentration game.

One of the most difficult things about tutoring is knowing the limits of your student’s concentration span. No-one is winning if you’re just sitting there reeling off information to them while they look at you with a glazed smile. However, … Continue reading

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