Month: December 2021

Challenges
Jack Simmonds

Connections Over Compliance #3: The Role of a Role Model

In part 3 of his new series titled ‘Connections Over Compliance’, Jack Simmonds explains the role of a role model in today’s society.

A recent comment by a British MP stirred some debate around what a role model should be. Jack’s piece here will show you how damaging these kinds of comments can be.

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Business of Tutoring
Qualified tutor

How to Market Your Tutoring Business

Superprof, fresh off committing their support to the Love Tutoring Festival 2, pen a piece on how to market yourself as a tutor in 2021 (moving rapidly into 2022).

A huge amount to take from such an informative piece – let us know which strategies you end up implementing!

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Challenges
Victoria Burns

How do we create a culture of Reading?

“I do not expect time to stand still but we must continue to build a nation of literate and proactive citizens.”

Victoria Burns challenges us to fight the progression of society towards technology in the field of reading.

How do YOU create a culture of reading for your students?

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Challenges
Jack Simmonds

Connections Over Compliance #1: Confirmation Bias and Low Self-Esteem

JACK is BACK!

Jack Simmonds, QT’s incredible Lead Facilitator, returns for a new blog series, following on from his highly informative Language Matters series.

Here, Jack kicks us off with a look at the area of Confirmation Bias and how it can (negatively) impact a child’s understanding of their own ability.

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Challenges
Jack Simmonds

Language Matters #5: Use Your Words

In the final part of his series on the importance of language, Jack Simmonds takes us through the (negative) impact of the phrase “Use your words.”

Instead, Jack suggests some alternative ways of approaching this situation and gives helpful guidance on the key areas to avoid in order to facilitate a more understanding relationship between educator and student.

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Agencies
Ludo Millar

A Child-Centred Approach to School Placement Programmes, with the Co-Founder of EducAd Consulting, Yuliya Kosko: Podcast Transcript

We delve into the world of school placement support here, with Yuliya Kosko, Co-Founder of EducAd Consulting. EducAd was set up by Yuliya and her business partner, Ivona, to facilitate better support for, predominantly, Russian families looking for better education for their children here in the UK.

It’s a heartwarming story and continues to be a vital system for many children and parents across the country.

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