Tag Archives: Online Tutoring

The ‘Tips for Tutors’ series

We have been blogging advice for tutors for a while now – our ‘Tips for Tutors’ series. We are pleased to say that these have received a good response from tutors. Just in case you missed any, you can find … Continue reading

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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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Tips for tutors: the best ways to tutor University students

Yesterday, I spoke to a tutor who focuses on providing one to one tutoring to University students. Her insights were interesting, and the purpose of this blog post is to share her tips with you. So how are University students different to … Continue reading

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Tips for tutors: helping a reluctant student

Tutoring isn’t always straightforward. When a student is unhappy, you need to get to the root of what is making them unhappy or disillusioned, if you are to work with them through a problem and make progress. Academic success or … Continue reading

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What could studying modern foreign languages do for you?

94% of the world does not speak English as their first language. 75% of the world doesn’t speak English at all. I’ll let that settle in for second so you can truly appreciate that no, not everyone speaks English.  It’s a … 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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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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Private Tutoring: Parental neuroses or necessary evil?

The headmaster of a leading Battersea prep school recently described private tutoring as a “hideous concept” that can undermine education. In the Times article, headmaster Ben Thomas bemoans the amount of tutoring in London, arguing there is far too much. I … Continue reading

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Top Tips: How to find the right tutor for your child

The shadow of competition is hot on our heels day-to-day in the cut and thrust of modern life. Competition for that job; that bank loan and even that parking space – it’s all on the rise. In the field of … Continue reading

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An update on MOOCs: Strides and strife in the US as the UK ploughs on

Here at Tutorhub, we’ve been keeping our keen eye on the embryonic educational phenomenons that are MOOCs (massive open online courses) and an article from the BBC today raised an eyebrow, with me at least. Coursera, arguably the behemoth amongst … Continue reading

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