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Qualified Tutor and Nudge Education Bring You … the Love Tutoring Festival 2: Podcast Transcript

Qualified Tutor and Nudge Education Bring You … the Love Tutoring Festival 2: Podcast Transcript

Nudge Education and Qualified Tutor have been partners for a while. But this brings something different,…
Exhausted Teachers and Underused Tutors – How Can We Move Forward?

Exhausted Teachers and Underused Tutors – How Can We Move Forward?

"Until you treat the wound, the plaster does nothing. And, as we know, most plasters run…
Spotlight on Gavin McCormack: The Change that a World-Renowned Educator Wants to See in the World Podcast Transcript

Spotlight on Gavin McCormack: The Change that a World-Renowned Educator Wants to See in the World Podcast Transcript

It's the return of the podcast, which means a return of the transcript ... thanks Jack!…
The Love Tutoring Festival 2021 Report

The Love Tutoring Festival 2021 Report

Just over a month after we brought the Love Tutoring Festival 2021 to a close, we…
Love Tutoring Festival: Mastery Learning, with Mary Myatt

Love Tutoring Festival: Mastery Learning, with Mary Myatt

Jack Simmonds gives you more than a few reasons to attend Mary Myatt's Mastery Learning event…
Failing My A-Levels Was the Best Thing That Could Have Happened to Me

Failing My A-Levels Was the Best Thing That Could Have Happened to Me

The title needs little explanation, yet this is about as far from clickbait as possible. Clio…
The Birth of Qualified Tutor

The Birth of Qualified Tutor

Julia Silver, Founder of Qualified Tutor, delivers a powerful origin story. Training and professionalism in tutoring…
Resilience: What it is and what it isn't

Resilience: What it is and what it isn't

Amanda Cremona has been an integral part of the QT Community since the very early days.…
4 Simple Strategies to Build Engagement

4 Simple Strategies to Build Engagement

Welcome to Love Tutoring: a new series of simple and practical guidance videos, blogs and podcasts,…
What do tuition companies actually do?

What do tuition companies actually do?

Qualified Tutor is joined by agency leaders, Georgina Green and Johnny Manning, and TTA President, John…
7 Steps to Success as a Tutor

7 Steps to Success as a Tutor

Off the back of a hugely successful conversation with Mike Michalowicz on the Qualified Tutor Podcast,…
Making use of the power of the QT Community

Making use of the power of the QT Community

Being a private tutor can be very lonely. I’ve been a tutor for a long time…
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Language Matters #5: Behaviour – Adaptive or Disordered?

Jack Simmonds returns for the final piece in his Language Matters blog series.

This piece challenges our perceptions of ‘behaviour’ – do we know why our student behaves the way they do? Or do we assume it’s simply ‘bad’ behaviour?

Take your own development to the next level by reading Jack’s precious thoughts on the matter.

Learn From Your Students

Richard Ashelford returns to the Qualified Tutor Blog to discuss the importance of learning from your own students.

Through the power of the wonderful stories Richard can refer to from his tutoring, you will learn how to learn. What’s better than that?

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.

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!

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?

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.

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.

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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