Challenges

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The Ups and Downs of Maths Tutoring

“Tutoring isn’t a get-rich-quick job. You need a passion and heart to help students to grow. You need to be organised and disciplined as you work for yourself. It can be very rewarding but also challenging.”

Helen Osmond, Founder of Osmond Education, puts her learnings and experiences from her career in education into one simple yet hugely effective handbook for (Maths) tutors of all kinds.

Success

Victoria Burns returns to the QT Blog to set us a difficult question: what is our pursuit of ‘success’ in school really leading to? What kind of success are we creating for the students of today?

As ever, Victoria challenges and inspires in equal measure. This is one to discuss with peers … and students too.

Turning ‘Errors’ into ‘Experiments’

We welcome Jade Arthur to the Qualified Tutor Blog. A US-based verbal exam prep tutor and member of the National Tutoring Association, Jade also holds Advanced Certification, a highly regarded qualification level in the US.

This first piece is packed full of knowledge and nuance. A slight mind shift that will likely work wonders for you and your students.

The Reality of the ‘New Normal’

Anthonia Eddo is the Founder of Leading Lingual, which caters for the language skills and needs of students around the world. As someone who’s seen the rise of online learning first hand, Anthonia is well acquainted with the stresses and strains contained within.

Here, Anthonia challenges us to consider what the ‘new normal’ really means for education, and whether the theories and philosophies of a certain American educational reformer from the 20th century can help us implement a new future for education.