Category Archives: Online Tutoring

Tips for tutors: structuring your lessons

Getting the most out of a tutoring lesson means going in with a plan.  The purpose of this blog post is to provide tutors with tips on how to structure their lessons. We recommend that you start by: Greeting your … Continue reading

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Maths graduates and students: What are your prospects?

Perhaps one of the more traditional subjects to study is mathematics. What starts off in primary schools up and down the country can either turn into a life-long passion for numbers and problem-solving… or it can be the bane of … Continue reading

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Tutorhub’s top 10 ways to find a private tutor

The past decade has seen a real boom in the home tutoring trade; despite the worldwide recession, parents are spending more on personalised tuition. Education charity, the Sutton Trust, reveal that while some 18 per cent of children in the UK received … Continue reading

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Geography students: Internships and graduate work – it’s all out there!

Perhaps one of the least talked-about subject areas to study at university is that of geography.  According to the Royal Geographical Society, 30,000 students are currently studying it for a degree and this number has steadily been on the increase. … Continue reading

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Could this herald the end of school as we know it?

With the launch of a new higher educational project, an online university Futurelearn, education is taking another new turn. The project sees UK universities beginning to offer massive open online courses which could ‘revolutionise conventional models of formal education” according … Continue reading

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Using Skype for online tutoring: have you considered the risks?

Debate has been growing recently about the wisdom of online tutoring being conducted via Skype. It’s a great tool but I wonder how many people – students, their parents and tutors alike – have given much thought to the range … Continue reading

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Online tutoring – all your questions answered

It’s only natural to wonder if tutoring works and ask whether online tutoring is as good as sitting down face-to-face with a tutor. This blog post is designed to shed light on the world of tutoring and give you the facts you … Continue reading

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Online tutoring: a Do It Yourself guide for tutors

I have been asked many times by tutors for advice on setting up their own online tutoring business, and getting the technology right. This blog post provides a simple Do It Yourself Guide For Tutors setting out the choices and options … Continue reading

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Tutors and children with special educational needs

Of course it would be ideal if your special needs child got all the teaching they needed at school, but it’s not always the case. Even if your child gets plenty of support and can manage to stay afloat in … Continue reading

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Finally – a framework for professional regulation of private tutors?

To the sound of cheers from industry professionals, parents and teachers the Centre for Market Reform of Education (CRME) is launching a consultation on plans for a new national association for tutors in an effort to push forward with plans … Continue reading

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