Archive For The “Academic” Category

Private Tuition Fees – what rates do tutors charge?

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If you’re choosing a tutor for yourself or your child, you’re bound to consider the cost. What is a fair fee, and what factors will influence what a tutor charges? The Tutor Pages collects data on how much independent private tutors charge, and so this is a good place to start. Our data shows that, in 2016, tutors across…

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Homeschooling – a growing trend?

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Home education, or homeschooling (blanket terms covering a wide range of non-school-based learning) is currently a hot topic. There are many reasons why families choose to take their children out of the formal education system; illness, ideology, problems with bullying, special needs, disengagement. Equally, there are many different forms of home education, such as flexi-schooling,…

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How to Analyse a Poem

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The sheer number of articles on The Tutor Pages on how to analyse poems shows what a hot topic this is. Many students feel intimidated and overwhelmed when faced with a new poem, but here are some tips on how to break down the mass of words into something more understandable! Start at the very beginning. It…

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Can I teach myself for A-level?

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A topic that seems to come up more and more on education super-discussion board The Student Room is that of home education in sixth form. Students are interested in home education for many different reasons; a feeling of lack of support in school, problems with bullying, disagreements with teachers or simply that the subjects they…

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Stress-busting your child’s SATs!

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Earlier this month, the KS2 standardised achievement tests (SATs) dominated the lives of thousands of 10 and 11-year-olds across the UK. For the second year in a row, children were tested on the new, tougher curriculum. Despite the Government trying to emphasise that the results are not qualifications and don’t affect children’s future options, increasingly…

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Private Tuition – Safety Advice for Students

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While the vast majority of private tutors are reputable, adult students still need to be cautious when hiring a private tutor directly. Here is The Tutor Pages advice for contacting tutors as an adult learner: First Meeting Try to talk on the phone before meeting for the first time. Ask the tutor pro-active questions and…

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Top Tips for learning a Language

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A recent article, written by a tutor registered with The Tutor Pages, outlines some great advice for learning a new language. The tutor details five tips to help boost your chances of becoming a more successful language-learner: 1. Watch and Learn Pick something you enjoy learning more about and listen to news and podcasts about…

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How Online Universities Make Learning Location Independent

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University studies are an essential element in the academic field. Since the development of the university education system, significant systemic changes have been made with the aim of reforming and developing it. These shifts in the academic study system are a direct result of the need for change. Additionally, the development of new research methodologies…

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