Thursday, October 17th, 2013
European Parents Dissatisfied with School Education Turn to Private Tuition to Enable Children to Compete for University Places Overseas
Leading private tuition provider, Tutors International, has reported a significant rise in the number of tutoring enquiries from families in mainland Europe who are “dissatisfied with the breadth of education in schools.” More families in continental Europe are seeking the services of private tutors because of widespread dissatisfaction with standards in school education and the need to compete in the...
Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
Tutors International Turn Garages and Bedrooms into State-of-the-Art Student Science Laboratories for Home Tuition
For the ultimate home tuition environment, parents are commissioning fully equipped science labs for tutor and pupil, according to top-of-the-market tutoring organisation, Tutors International. Tutors International were recently quoted in The Financial Times  as reporting a 10-fold increase in the number of enquiries for private tutoring. Described by the prestigious Good Schools Guide as “the Dom Perignon rather than...
Monday, April 8th, 2013
Should You Let Your Child Choose Their Private Tutor? Tutors International Says It Should Always be Family Decision
Tutoring agency, Tutors International, published an article today that looks at who should be involved in the recruitment process for a private tutor, and what they should look for in the ideal candidate. Nearly all homeschool tutoring candidates will look excellent on paper, with exemplary qualifications and vast experience, so sifting through the list needs to invoke other criteria. Adam...
Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
The Big Con: Parental pressure on private tutors to cheat for their students
It’s no wonder that some private tutors give in to temptation and complete their students’ homework for them. Even I did it once, and in the process learned valuable lessons about dealing with parental pressure. I read an article recently about ‘corrupt’ private tutors: former paragons of educational virtue who swiftly succumb to avarice and deception, and then abandon their...
Monday, December 10th, 2012
‘All Private Tutoring Agencies are Not Made the Same’, argues Adam Caller
Most tutoring agencies are not delivering the bespoke recruitment service they promise, according to Tutors International. Bespoke recruitment ensures the best placement for tutor and client, not a database-driven ‘best-match’ approach. Tutors International, one of the world’s foremost home tutor placement companies, today reported that client families are being ‘misled’ by some tuition agencies into believing that ‘it doesn’t matter...
Sunday, December 2nd, 2012
You Can Teach Your Child to Be James Bond
Budding James Bond: Your 14-year-old son may not be old enough to order a martini, but you can still start him on a glamorous, thrilling career in espionage. Homeschooling allows for more control over your child’s education. More and more families are electing to home-school their offspring, setting the academic agenda themselves, instead of conforming to the national curriculum.
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