Month: October 2021

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Victoria Burns

Life is a Journey!

A deeply personal insight into the journey from teaching, through retail, and finally to tutoring taken by Victoria Burns, a cherished member of the QT Community.

Let this story inspire and encourage you to take the next steps that you need in your business, tutoring or otherwise.

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Challenges
Jack Simmonds

Language Matters #2: Autism Spectrum Condition

Jack Simmonds returns for the second in his new blog series on the importance of language in our approach to Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND).

This piece focuses on the area of Autism Spectrum Condition, a new-and-improved attitude towards Autism Spectrum Disorder, and the history behind where our understanding of autism first came from.

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Challenges
Jack Simmonds

Language Matters #1: Deficits and Disorders

In the first of a new series on the importance of the use of language in how we view our learners, Jack Simmonds will be taking us through the latest research and social developments in this area.

In this first piece, Jack looks into the language of deficits and disorders, and how one pioneering researcher is changing perceptions.

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Liz McEwan

How do you go about recruiting your tutors?

The Director of TutorsPlus, a high-quality tuition agency based in Geneva, Switzerland, gives us a detailed insight into their recruitment process, including how they continually value and support their tutors right the way through the process … and beyond.

Thank you TutorsPlus!

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Coronavirus
Ludo Millar

This is How Tutoring Can Play a Key Role in Reducing Educational Disadvantage, with Daniel Dipper Podcast Transcript

It’s time to stop and consider our approach to educational disadvantage. The pandemic has given us the opportunity to rethink our strategy towards support for those who need it most, in particular how we can deploy tutors in mainstream education.

This podcast goes a long way to explaining this. Access this transcript to find out more …

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Challenges
Jack Simmonds

The Contextual Safeguarding Network – A Safer Approach to Child Protection

Struck by watching Dr Carlene Firmin’s 2019 TEDx Talk, Jack penned this crucial thought-piece on society’s approach to child protection and how we, far too often, attempt to treat the perpetrators of the crime, or worse, the victim themselves.

Dr Firmin calls on us to change our view on the location of abuse, and how it is essential to improving the safety of our children.

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