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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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The rise and rise of private tutoring – how to keep up with the pack

Incredible insight into the world of high-end tutoring in this week’s Times, which claims some wealthy families from overseas are offering the best-qualified British tutors up to £80,000 a year (including housing) to prepare their kids for the Common Entrance … Continue reading

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MOOCs – the future of Higher Ed?

A few months ago, I blogged about the emergence of a trend in top-tier standard education being delivered Online free to anyone with a decent Internet connection in the US. Now, it seems the phenomenon has made a dash across … Continue reading

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Tutorhub in Yahoo News

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UCAS forms, Personal Statements and University ‘cheats’?

A-level results day is a nerve-wracking time for everyone involved, the prospect of falling short of the grades needed to get into your chosen University can be too much to bear. Anyone who’s been through it will know there’s tears, … Continue reading

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Online learning: The Pro’s

Whenever man makes some great advancement in life, it always seems to be down to a bit of technological boffinry. The wheel, the internal combustion engine, the Sinclair C5 … alright, we can’t get it right every time. Either way, it’s technological innovation that … Continue reading

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Can Online Learning combat rurality?

After my recent musing on how VLE’s could signal the death knell for the snow day, I got to thinking about the other ways in which the internet can help overcome some of the challenges facing education. So picture the … Continue reading

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Targeting the ‘teachable moment’

“When the timing is right, the ability to learn a particular task will be possible. This is referred to as a ‘teachable moment.’ It is important to keep in mind that unless the time is right, learning will not occur. … Continue reading

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Testing times in education

I’m starting to think we’re obsessed with measuring. We measure what’s good for us; we measure what’s bad for us. We measure how many calories are in the foot-long we’re about to devour and we measure our expanding waistlines. We’re about … Continue reading

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Tutorhub: What’s the big idea?

Tutorhub differs radically from traditional home tutoring – it puts you in control of your learning. There are no arrangements. There is no travelling. There is no hassle. Using instant messaging, Tutorhub puts you in contact with a tutor at the precise point … Continue reading

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