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Spark Your Child’s Enthusiasm For Learning With Tutoring

Spark Your Child’s Enthusiasm For Learning With Tutoring

Learning is hard because thinking is hard, according to cognitive psychologist Daniel T. Willingham. It requires students to retrieve information from their immediate environment and long-term memory. Not only that, they need to combine that info in new ways with their limited, short-term memory and come up with solutions based on those new combinations. Thus, even the brightest of students need the right things in place in order for them to succeed in school. On …

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5 Things To Look For When Choosing A Tutor

5 Things To Look For When Choosing A Tutor

Now that your children have settled back into school, it is time to get them on track for excelling in their grades once again. Tutoring is the act of remedial or additional teaching designed to help people who need that extra assistance with their studies. It is highly recommended that children utilise tutoring to realise their potential in certain subjects, allowing them to gain the results needed for future employment. A clear difference will be …

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Helping Your Child Feel Better About Home Tutoring

Helping Your Child Feel Better About Home Tutoring

Are you worried about the idea of tutoring for your child? Perhaps they may be nervous about the prospect of one-to-one sessions for whatever reason, or they could see it as extra studying on top of their full-time studying! Either way, it is definitely best to put their mind (and your own!) at rest if everyone is to take complete advantage of the wide-ranging benefits that are on offer. Since the pandemic took over our …

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Preparation for the Working World

Preparation for the Working World

Did you know tutoring can help prepare you for the world of work? It is no surprise that tutoring is beneficial to improving grades. The additional time spent learning gives your child a much better chance of retaining information prior to exams. But, on top of this, they can also prepare for future academic years and subsequently the working world as they’ll be ahead of their peers when it comes to competing for jobs. In …

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How to Avoid Summer Learning Loss

How to Avoid Summer Learning Loss

After a summer full of fun and games, it is almost finally time to get back to reality with the September school return on the horizon. During the past few weeks, your child would have had a blast playing and enjoying themselves – which has been massively needed following the pandemic. However, what could have been detrimental to them is the summer learning loss that is, unfortunately, part and parcel of the process. Summer learning …

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Prepare Your Child for the Next Academic Year with Tutoring

Prepare Your Child for the Next Academic Year with Tutoring

It’s almost that time of year again. The dreaded September return to school for children, which is equally as welcomed by parents! There are so many considerations that are probably running through your mind right now—new school uniform, supplies, planning packed lunches and school runs. But with the added health and safety risks surrounding Covid-19, it can be a manic time trying to get everything in order, that is for sure. Have you thought about …

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How to Help Your Child Excel in Their Passions

How to Help Your Child Excel in Their Passions

Throughout school, your children will have to study a whole host of different subjects. From Science and Maths to English and everything in between, they will learn a wealth of useful information helpful to the rest of their careers. But at some point, they will have to narrow down their options little by little – during GCSEs, then A-levels and finally further education. As is the case, your child will have to decide what they …

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Tutoring Supporting Students Who've Missed Out on Education

Tutoring: Supporting Students Who’ve Missed Out on Education

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted our students’ learning and could prove to be detrimental to the rest of their academic careers. Not so long ago either, the education secretary was accused of having lower ambitions for children. The funds recommended by the education recovery commissioner of £15bn were slashed by about a tenth to £1.4bn within the post-pandemic catch-up programme. That roughly equates to £50 per head for each student. In the US, £1,600 is …

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How to Properly Support Your Child's Education Post-Covid-19

How to Properly Support Your Child’s Education Post-Covid-19

Headteachers and other organisation officials across England have branded the government’s school catch-up scheme ‘chaotic and confusing’. The National Tutoring Programme (NTP) uses private tutoring companies to provide extra catch-up help for disadvantaged pupils in England. During a survey of 150 schools in the North East, less than 20% said they had engaged with the programme. One primary school headteacher even went as far as to call it “a shambles”. Although the government has good …

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How Tutoring Can Support Students Facing Teacher-Assessed GCSEs

How Tutoring Can Support Students Facing Teacher-Assessed GCSEs

Since coronavirus spread and lockdown restrictions were put in place, students across the country have been unable to sit their exams for apparent health and safety reasons. The original solution was to blend teachers’ predicted grades with an algorithm, which sparked a backlash from students and school and college leaders due to ‘unfair’ results. Following the huge uproar, the government did a U-turn and awarded students their results based on teachers’ predictions rather than the …

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