The concept of having a tutor can often be a cause of embarrassment and social anxiety for students. Here, Richard discusses this area by drawing on some personal anecdotes. How times change …
Julia Silver, Founder of Qualified Tutor, delivers a powerful origin story. Training and professionalism in tutoring are here to stay – Qualified Tutor will be there for you all the way.
Amanda Cremona has been an integral part of the QT Community since the very early days. Here, Amanda shares a powerful story of resilience; one which contains a level of vulnerability and honesty that we rarely see in the online sphere in this day and age. Read on to be inspired by Amanda’s journey
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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
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 …
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.