Tag Archives: tuition

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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Student finance and funding: The support behind the costs

For new and prospective students, I can imagine it’ll be bewildering to think about the costs associated with university.  You’ll often hear parents and teachers telling you about how much of an investment it is (usually as a method 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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A practical guide to tutoring your children yourself, at home

Many parents don’t spend too much time worrying about homework or tutoring until their child shows signs of lagging behind at school. Yet new research suggests that from the time children are babies, it is important to talk and read to them, … Continue reading

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Summer holiday tuition for your children? Approach with caution…

So what happens during a kid’s summer holidays?  Well, I’m sure there’s time for a game or two of football with the lads, a chance to catch up with friends and getting on with some of that rotten homework that … Continue reading

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