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Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Adam Caller Calls for Single Standardised Test in the UK

Adam Caller, IECA member and founder of private tutoring agency, Tutors International, announced today that only a single standardised test, such as the US SAT, will provide the level of educational reform that Michael Gove is reaching for. Adam Caller opined back in October 2012 that he felt the Education Secretary was over-reaching with his plans to replace GCSEs with...
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Monday, February 18th, 2013

“Full-Time Private Tutors Should Do More Than Help Kids With Their Homework” say Tutors International

Tutors International responded to a NYTimes article that reported that private tutors are frequently asked to assist the family with other tasks by claiming that families should make more use of their full-time tutor. In a recent article published in the New York Times, one home tutor reports on his duties: “I was also [my student’s] driver and his chaperone...
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Monday, February 11th, 2013

Tutors International Expands US College Preparation Services in UK

Private tutoring agency, Tutors International, reported today that they are formally expanding their provision of coaching and US college preparation services with the appointment of Nathaniel Hannan. Tutors International, one of the world’s leading full-time private tutoring agencies, have announced the expansion of their London-based services that specialise in US college preparation services for UK students. Private tutor and Notre...
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Monday, February 4th, 2013

Tutors International Partner with Leading Family Doctor to Provide Private Healthcare for Tutors and Clients

Private tutoring agency, Tutors International, today announced a partnership with one of London’s leading GPs, Dr Lisa Anderson, to provide fast access to specialised healthcare to their tutors and clients. Tutors International is one of the world’s leading full-time private tutor placement organisations, with clients in 22 countries. Senior Partner, Adam Caller, reported that he is “delighted” with the partnership...
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Monday, January 21st, 2013

Is the UK Failing to Take the Export of Knowledge Seriously?

Private tutoring agency, Tutors International, reported today that they are concerned about the export of knowledge as a valuable asset “For Britain to compete the with the rest of the world, we need to improve the academic standards of our graduates,” commented Adam Caller, founder of Tutors International, a leading provider of high calibre private tutors around the world. “The...
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Monday, January 14th, 2013

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Child’s Private Education

Private education: Tutors International have published guidance for private school parents on how to keep informed on their child’s progress at school and ensure they don’t slip behind. A recent enquiry to Tutors International from a private school pupil herself, highlighted to the agency, who place elite private tutors with families around the world, a lack of support for struggling...
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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...
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Monday, December 17th, 2012

SEN in Independent Schools Found Wanting as Private Tuition Increases

Home tuition company, Tutors International, announce their busiest month since forming the company in 1999, with the majority of enquiries for private special educational needs (SEN) tutors after private schools fail to identify and address learning difficulties. Leaders in private home tutoring, Tutors International, have reported a record month for placements of their elite private tutors, with a significant rise...
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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...
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Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Tutors International Announce Increase in Pupils’ Call for Real-World Scenarios in Private Tutoring

Private tuition agency, Tutors International, report an increase in enquiries for broader education home-schooling amid CBI and UK students’ calls for more practical skills to be taught in schools that emulate real-world scenarios. Tutors International, one of the world’s leading private home-school tutor agencies, today announced its support of a report recently released from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI),...
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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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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Brits Wanting to Go to Ivy League Universities Turn to Private SAT Tutoring to Increase GPA

Home tutoring agency, Tutors International, announce an increase in help with SAT preparation for UK students wanting to attend Ivy League Universities. British and US students living in the UK are increasingly turning to private home tutoring organisations like Tutors International (https://www.tutors-international.com) to raise their SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) scores ahead of their applications to American colleges. Adam Caller, founder...
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Monday, October 22nd, 2012

More Expats are Hiring Private Tutors to Prepare Children for School in Other Countries

Private tutors are now being employed by expat families to prepare their children for schools in foreign countries, according to leading private tuition agency, Tutors International. British and US expat families are turning to private tutoring organisations like Tutors International to prepare children for school in their destination country. Adam Caller, founder of the Oxford-based private tuition agency and a...
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Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Gene link to poor reading skills

A common genetic variant may be partly to blame for poor reading ability, research suggests. The variant, carried by more than one in seven people, has already been associated with dyslexia. Tests by the University of Oxford found people carrying the key sequence tended to perform worse than average in tests of their reading ability. But the study, published in...
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