We spend some time with Jessie Pitsillides, founder of Mentor Jr, who has impressively galvanised a group of motivated sixth-formers to mentor primary school students.
Month: June 2020
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Johnny Manning, Amy Welch, and Tom Seddon speak from years of experience in the fields of tutoring and teaching which, as this discussion goes some way to proving, are not worlds apart.
Lee Elliot Major, pioneer of the National Tutoring Programme, discusses many of the current issues in the educational landscape, as well as the fundamentals of empowering students to become independent learners.
We Can’t Clone the Best Tutors, Unfortunately: Here’s How We Can Get Around This, with Kirill Slavin
It’s hard to quantify the value of Kirill Slavin’s insights into the future of tutoring. All we can say is you don’t want to miss the visions laid out here.
Gavin McCormack is an educator and change-maker recognised around the world. From the schools he’s built in Nepal to the thousands of children he’s read to on Zoom this year.
What a Former Head of Education at Wormwood Scrubs Prison Has Learnt About the Power of Believing in People
It’s hard to know what life is like in prison if you haven’t experienced it. For a chronically disengaged student, it’s much the same. Claire Smith understands both.
In our popular podcast series, host and full-time tutor Ludo Millar chats with tutors, teachers, edupreneurs and other tuition stakeholders to compare notes and unlock valuable insights about tutoring.
Feel free to listen to the Qualified Tutor podcast here on the website, or for a full list of the apps we can be found on, visit our page at Buzzsprout. And thank you as ever to Luke Tierney for the podcast’s sophisticated soundtrack.
Victoria Gibbs, Qualified Tutor graduate, places tutors in residential jobs, which has given her amazing insight into the skills tutors must develop to continue to provide a high-quality service.
Our first cohort of QT recently graduated after completing 4 weeks of close learning and interactive live discussion. They share their experiences and the tools they’ve taken into their tutoring.
Vikki Loggier, national head of EdTech & Digital Skills at the Education & Training Foundation, bought her first Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator pack in 1993 and hasn’t looked back since.