Category Archives: Special educational needs

Top Tips: Eight ways to become a better tutor

Whether you are a seasoned tutor or new to the world of tutoring, you will be well aware that each student is different, and what works for one doesn’t work for another. So the purpose of this blog post is … 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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Help your child achieve their maximum potential as a Gifted and Talented pupil

Gifted and talented students often have a tough time in our education system. One parent told me that ‘the biggest challenge is keeping the child inspired and motivated within an educational system that more often than not lets them down’. … Continue reading

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Don’t let special educational needs be a barrier to successful learning

Parents of children with special needs know the importance of collaboration when it comes to education. Regardless of whether their child has visual, auditory or other impairments, from the very beginning, parents will count on advice and care from professionals, … Continue reading

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Help support a deaf child with this handy set of tips

If you have just discovered that your child is deaf or hard of hearing, you can easily feel at a loss as to what steps to take to ensure they have an optimal learning experience. Some 90% of all parents … Continue reading

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Help support a blind child in their learning with our useful tips

Once your child has been tested and diagnosed as blind or partially sighted, your lifelong journey towards enriching his/her knowledge base, meeting the professionals and organisations that can help, and taking helpful administrative steps (like obtaining a Certificate of Visual Impairment and/or … Continue reading

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Is the Pupil Premium being spent effectively?

Those interested in education and with an eye on the news will have spotted that Government funding for the so-called Pupil Premium has been increased to £900 per pupil for the year 2013-14. This will cost £2.5bn, up from £1.25bn … 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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