Month: January 2021

Challenges
Jolyon White

The National Tutoring Programme

The NTP has run for just under 3 months now – here, Jolyon gives his expert take on the success of the programme up til now and where resources should be directed for the project to fully reach its potential.

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Strategies
Julia Silver

How to Smash Every First Tutoring Session

Love Tutoring: in this, the second in the latest series from Qualified Tutor and Learncube, Julia walks us through the aspects of a hihgly effective first session that will get students coming back for more every time.

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FEATURED
Julia Silver

4 Simple Strategies to Build Engagement

Welcome to Love Tutoring: a new series of simple and practical guidance videos, blogs and podcasts, produced in collaboration with Learncube. Here, Julia lays out the strategies that yield the best results for engaging students from the very first session.

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Challenges
Hazel Barnett

Exam Access Arrangements: who, what, how and why

In part two of her introductory series, Hazel Barnett takes us through a detailed look at how exam access arrangements work in practice. With explanation and links for each step, this is the complete guide to how you can best provide for your student.

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Exams
Hazel Barnett

4 Expert Tips for Reducing Exam Stress

Hazel Barnett has been tutoring for longer than anyone we know. Hazel first started tutoring in 1991 and, since then, has acquired rather a few skills for combatting exam stress. Read on to have your fears allayed …

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Ideology
Qualified tutor

Whose Language is it Anyway?

Returning for the second instalment in a series on accuracy in English, Dave Harris challenges us to consider what we really mean by ‘standard English’ and how our standards may differ from others.

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Challenges
Jolyon White

We Live in Interesting Times

Jolyon White has an idea … well, several actually. Tutors can be deployed using far more effective strategies and the lockdown has only emphasised how this can be possible. Read on to discover a world of possibilities

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Ideology
Qualified tutor

Not All Errors are Equal

In the first of three-part series of blogs reflecting on his own tutoring, Dave Harris takes us through the literature on students’ accuracy. A lot to learn here …

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Strategies
Daniel Dipper

Managing Your Time

Daniel draws on his hectic schedule, with tutoring, meetings, uni work and more, to provide a helpful guide on how to manage your time effectively.

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