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Content about personalised private tuition, the private education industry, Tutors International’s service and the variety of approaches to tutoring.
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Tutor or mentor? Tutors International founder discusses the complex role of full-time private tutoring

Adam Caller, who founded the leading global tutoring firm in 1999, spoke this week of the evolving nature of tutoring roles around the world, and explained how many of today’s home educators go above and beyond the traditional job description. When many people think of a private tutor, the title evokes someone who works with a pupil after school to...
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Friday, March 24th, 2017

Tutors International highlights the solitary nature of high-end private tutoring roles in new video series for the Financial Times

Adam Caller, founder of the leading private tutoring firm, and full-time residential tutor, Nathaniel Hannan, spoke this week – as part of FTs ‘The New Downstairs’ video series [1] – of the isolation that can be felt by tutors, and the particular qualities required to tutor the children of the super-wealthy. The role of a private tutor in a wealthy...
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Friday, January 27th, 2017

Excessive homework is not reflective of quality of education, and teachers should tone it down, says founder of leading private tutoring firm.

Adam Caller, education consultant and founder of Tutors International, commented this week on the monotony and excess of homework given to children internationally, and questioned its overall benefit to a child’s learning and development. While approaches to the issuing of homework differ from country to country, Mr Caller, whose career in education spans over a quarter of a century, called...
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Friday, January 6th, 2017

Donations accepted by elite British schools in exchange for coveted places should not be taboo, says leading private tutoring expert

Adam Caller, independent education consultant and founder of leading private tutoring firm, Tutors International, made a statement this week defending private schools vilified for allegedly accepting ‘bribes’ from wealthy parents. Mr Caller, whose career in education spans over 25 years, addressed allegations in the press [1], made in December, that some of Britain’s elite private schools are allowing wealthy international...
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Friday, December 16th, 2016

Tutors International announces big expansion plans for 2017, following record-breaking year

Adam Caller, founder of the leading global tutoring firm, announced this week plans for the company to launch a new specialist tutoring jobs listing service, as well as expansion into high-end nanny services. This new direction comes off the back of a record-breaking year in 2016 for Tutors International, which operates all over the world to provide busy families with...
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Monday, December 12th, 2016

Headteachers are receptive to pupils’ extended winter breaks – if accompanied by a private tutor, according to leading tutoring firm

With family time already at a premium for busy professionals, private tutoring is proving to be an effective way of extending precious leisure time over the holiday season, with the blessing of headteachers, Tutors International commented this week. This year, more families are opting to extend their winter travel plans, with the permission of schools, with the help of exceptional...
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Friday, November 18th, 2016

School teachers and private tutors are not rivals, and should work together to improve the UK education sector, says leading education consultant

Adam Caller, founder of leading global private tutoring company, Tutors International, issued a statement this week expressing his concern at the continued lack of professionalisation of the UK education industry. Amid an ongoing effort to create a professional body for UK private tutors and tutoring companies, Mr Caller was surprised to discover that there is also, currently, no chartered association...
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Monday, October 24th, 2016

UK firm, Tutors International, takes the top spot for full-time residential tutoring in North America

Despite being based in the UK, the leading international tutoring firm is ticking all of the right boxes for families in the USA with their bespoke and thorough approach to placements. Since it was founded in 1999, Tutors International has successfully placed exceptional private tutors all over North America, and its unique and extensive approach to due diligence and placing...
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Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Tutors International reports an increase in number of UK private tutoring enquiries following Brexit result

Adam Caller, founder of the leading tutoring firm, announced this week that the EU Referendum result has prompted an increase in enquiries from international families preparing to move to the UK. Rather than deterring wealthy families from investing in the UK, Brexit seems to have had the opposite effect, with families from the USA and countries such as China, Hong...
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Monday, September 19th, 2016

Leading private tutoring firm refutes common stereotypes associated with full-time homeschooling

Adam Caller, founder of Tutors International, made a statement this week addressing the most common concerns associated with full-time private tuition and homeschooling for children. The independent education consultant, who founded Tutors International in 1999, highlighted a recent article in Business Insider UK [1] insisting that homeschooling was no longer a ‘strange alternative’ to a traditional classroom education, and suggesting...
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Monday, September 12th, 2016

The needs of gifted children are not being met in the classroom, according to Tutors International

As more home-schooled students prepare for coveted places at prestigious universities than ever before, Tutors International offers advice for parents struggling to balance work and life commitments with the needs of gifted children. The number of child geniuses enrolling at elite universities is growing rapidly, and a common factor amongst them is that many are coming from a home-schooling background....
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Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Some UK tutoring companies are failing their clients with a lack of due diligence, announces leading tutoring firm

After repeatedly expressing concerns that corners were being cut and families put at risk, Tutors International continues to be contacted by distressed parents, following placements made by other tuition companies. Adam Caller, founder of Tutors International – called the “Dom Perignon” of tutoring companies by The Good Schools Guide – made the statement [1] this week after being contacted by...
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Friday, August 19th, 2016

Tutors International remains the ‘Dom Perignon’ of tutoring companies, according to updated review from The Good Schools Guide

A newly-updated review of the leading private tutoring firm, published this month by the educational review site, confirms that Tutors International clients and tutors couldn’t be happier. The review [1], which came as the result of surveys and interviews conducted with 6 clients, 18 tutors, and Adam Caller, who founded Tutors International in 1999, praised the firm for its professionalism,...
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Monday, August 15th, 2016

Tutors International announces 2016 as its busiest year yet as demand for private tutoring doubles

In January, the leading global private tutoring firm this week announced a record number of successful placements in 2015, but demand has since risen by a further 200%, with further growth predicted before the end of the year. Adam Caller, founder of Tutors International, predicted in January that 2016 would be the year of the private tutor. The firm has...
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Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Tutors International founder, Adam Caller, announces resignation from The Tutors Association

The independent education consultant and founder of leading private tutoring firm, Tutors International, issued a statement today outlining the circumstances surrounding his resignation as a member of The Tutors’ Association (TTA). Mr Caller was among the first voices in the sector to call for the regulation of private tutoring in the UK and actively supported and contributed towards the formation...
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