Love Tutoring Festival 3

27th June - 1st July 2022

a life-changing Event in Tutoring

Nurture your wellbeing, level-up your learning and boost your passion for tutoring.
Bring your whole self to Love Tutoring Festival 3.

As with every year, this festival is built for tutors, by tutors, to help you learn from expert speakers, develop a community of supporters, and build your business during this week-long online festival.

We know this is a testing time, so you are welcome to dip in and out of the sessions that bring you a spark, safe in the knowledge that you're not missing out on any of the action - because you'll have access to recordings of all of the events you have selected.

A CELEBRATION OF TUTORING IN ALL ITS ASPECTS

The Love Tutoring Festival is a week-long online festival of free and paid events – keynote presentations, workshops, live podcasts and practical demonstrations spread out over a whole week. Love Tutoring Festival 3 is proud to offer an array of incredible events, CPD Accreditations, awards and keynotes to develop your knowledge as a Tutor.

WHAT DO PARTICIPANTS FEEL ABOUT THE LOVE TUTORING FESTIVAL?

5 days of learning and wellbeing support

CHECK OUT THE SCHEDULE!

Click here for PDF version of our Love Tutoring Festival 3 Schedule in BST timezone.

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HIghlights from the first love tutoring festival | June-july 2021

A transformational experience and highly-enjoyable week for tutors internationally.

Insights shared, opportunities created, friends made. 

This is change in action …

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Love tutoring festival 3 FREE pass

Free Pass

FREE to attend
31 Free events + Lifetime access!

With thanks to our Sponsors

  • 31 Free Events including Keynotes, Roundtables, Workshops and Wellbeing support
  • Access to all the Recordings of these free events
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4 SESSION QUALIFIED TUTOR CPD COURSE + LEVEL 3 TRAINING

EARLYBIRD UNTIL 30TH mAY £221
worth £260

  • 4 Hour CPD-Accredited Qualified Tutor training course
  • Digital Credentials: CPD Certificate for every workshop you complete
  • Digital Credentials: Qualified Tutor Membership
  • Ofqual-regulated Level 3 Award in Education & Training
 
Find out more about what is included in the CPD courses we provide. 
 
Plus everything you get with your FREE pass:
  • 31 Free Events including Keynotes, Roundtables, Workshops and Wellbeing support
  • Access to all the Recordings of these free events
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4 SESSION QUALIFIED TUTOR CPD LIVE COURSE

Just £165

  • 4 Hour CPD-Accredited Qualified Tutor training course
  • Digital Credentials: CPD Certificate for every workshop you complete
  • Digital Credentials: Qualified Tutor Membership

 

Find out more about what is included in the CPD courses we provide. 

Plus everything you get with your FREE pass:

  • 31 Free Events including Keynotes, Roundtables, Workshops and Wellbeing support
  • Access to all the Recordings of these free events 
Tutor training festival - with business CPD training

2 SESSION BUSINESS
CPD PASS

Just £65
worth £100

  • 2 Hours of CPD-Accredited Business Workshops
  • Digital Credentials: CPD Certificate for every workshop you complete
  • Digital Credentials: Qualified Tutor Membership
 
Find out more about what is included in the CPD courses we provide. 
 
Plus everything you get with your FREE pass:
  • 31 Free Events including Keynotes, Roundtables, Workshops and Wellbeing support
  • Access to all the Recordings of these free events
Love Tutoring Festival 3 - find tickets for our festival of learning for tutors

3 SESSION NEURODIVERSITY CPD PASS

Just £95
worth £105

  • 3 Hours of CPD-Accredited Neurodiversity Specialist Workshops
  • Digital Credentials: CPD Certificate for every workshop you complete
  • Digital Credentials: Qualified Tutor Membership
 
Find out more about what is included in the CPD courses we provide. 
 
Plus everything you get with your FREE pass:
  • 31 Free Events including Keynotes, Roundtables, Workshops and Wellbeing support
  • Access to all the Recordings of these free events
Tutor training festival - with Pail Dix and Craig Barton

LIMITED ENTRY 'AN AUDIENCE WITH...' Pass

Just £65
worth £300

  • An Exclusive Limited entry Q&A with Craig Barton
  • Digital Credentials: Qualified Tutor Membership
 
Plus everything you get with your FREE pass:
  • 31 Free Events including Keynotes, Roundtables, Workshops and Wellbeing support
  • Access to all the Recordings of these free events
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"I WANT IT ALL" PASS
Just £495 (WORTH £765)

If you want to get access to...

  • 31 Free Events including Keynotes, Roundtables, Workshops and Wellbeing support
  • Access to all the Recordings of these free events

PLUS:

  • 2 Hours of CPD-Accredited Business Workshops
  • 3 Hours of CPD-Accredited Neurodiversity Specialist Workshops
  • 4 Hour CPD-Accredited Qualified Tutor training course
  • Digital Credentials: CPD Certificate for every workshop you complete
  • Digital Credentials: Qualified Tutor Membership
  • An Audience with Craig Barton

OUR SPEAKERS

Discover the speakers at our Love Tutoring Festival!

maths masterclass

with Craig Barton, Founder of Mr Barton Maths and Head of Education at Eedi

 More about Craig:

Craig Barton loves teaching, doing, speaking and thinking about mathematics. He taught maths in secondary schools for 15 years, and was TES Maths Adviser for 10 years. He is now the Head of Education at Eedi. Craig is also the author of the best-selling books “How I wish I’d taught maths” and “Reflect, Expect, Check, Explain”, the host of the Mr Barton Maths podcast and the Tips for Teachers podcast, and the creator of far too many websites, including mrbartonmaths.com, diagnosticquestions.com, variationtheory.com, ssddproblems.com, dqaday.com and mathsvenns.com. In 2020 he was appointed as Visiting Fellow at the Mathematics Education Centre at the University of Loughborough. Craig has been lucky enough to teach maths and work with teachers all over the world. His two proudest achievements are convincing Kate to marry him, and being the father to our wonderful boys, Isaac and Jacob.

Wednesday 29th June | 12pm

DRIVERS AND BARRIERS IN THE PURSUIT OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE​

With Vasiliki Kontou-Watson, CEO & Founder of Tutor Supply Ltd

 More about Vasiliki:

Vasiliki Kontou-Watson is a University teacher and Doctoral researcher. Having worked in secondary schools for the last 25 years, Vasiliki is now operating as a British Education consultant, CEO and founder of Tutor Supply Ltd, a SENCO, and a Dyslexia specialist. Vasiliki is a pioneer in the field of private education, having established the only multidimensional educational support service in the North of England that provides bespoke home schooling and private tuition support collaborating with schools in a proactive manner and representing parents in aim of supporting students in schools.

Vasiliki has now supported a range of schools and developed a bespoke mechanism that identifies dyslexic pupils from their early educational life. With that in mind, she has now established a Dyslexia Assessment Centre that operates nationally with branches in Greece, China and the Middle East.

Monday 27th June | 12pm

ONLINE TUTORING SEND & SEMH STUDENTS

With Amy Smith, Managing Director of Apricot Learning

 More about Amy:

Amy Smith is the Managing Director of Apricot Learning. Before joining Apricot, Amy taught in mainstream schools and colleges in both the UK and the US. She has been a guest lecturer at a variety of university, seminary, and civic groups, as well as a practising theologian and iconographer. As an iconographer, she knows how connected the mind and body really are. As a theologian, she is aware of all the opportunities (missed and taken) for closeness between people.

Amy has over 30 years of IT experience – another important skill set she brings to Apricot. She is the driving force behind all of their technical innovations. Amy has also been invited to confer with the DfE on an inspection framework for online education providers and their work towards creating registration/ quality assurance marks for these organisations.

Monday 27th June | 3pm

Business CPD Sessions

With Georgina Green, from Green Tutors

 More about Georgina:

Georgina is a personal tutor, STEM education specialist and founder/owner of Green Tutors. Having worked and studied in science since leaving university in 2005, Georgina founded Green Tutors in 2011 to share her passion for STEM learning. For 15 years Georgina was a pharmaceutical scientist in Discovery Research, leaving in 2021 to focus on her tutoring business full-time.

Since 2011 Georgina has recruited a team of tutors working and studying in STEM fields to inspire more students into STEM paths. Georgina also participates in STEM workshops and careers events in local schools as a STEM.org volunteer, and in 2022 became a member of the Inspiration Academy with STEMazing Women.

Since March 2020 she’s been the host of the Tackling Tutoring Online community, sharing resources and coaching for tutors and teachers to bring their teaching and business online during the pandemic. Since 2022 Georgina has been the Science Specialist for Qualified Tutor, as well as the Festival Manager for the Love Tutoring Festival.

Tuesdayy 28th June | 9.45am

HOW TO WRITE A MUST READ BUSINESS BOOK

With AJ Harper, Editor and Publishing Strategist

 More about AJ:

AJ Harper is an editor and publishing strategist who helps authors write foundational books that enable them to build readership, grow their brand and make a significant impact on the world. As ghostwriter and as developmental editor, she has worked with newbies to New York Times bestselling authors with millions of books sold. AJ is writing partner to business author, Mike Michalowicz.

Together they’ve written nine books, including Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan, Fix This Next, and their latest, Get Different. Through her Top Three Book Workshops and editing retreats, AJ empowers authors with insider publishing knowledge and guides them through the book development, writing, and editing process. AJ is the author of Write a Must-Read: Craft a Book That Changes Lives, Including Your Own.

Tuesdayy 28th June | 12pm

MINDFULNESS SESSION

With Karen Gibb, Creator of Mind Marvels

 More about Karen:

Mind Marvels was created by Karen Gibb in response to ever-increasing mental health issues to provide practical strategies and calming tools for young people. Sessions are based on the NHS 5 Steps to Mental Wellbeing; Learn, Move, Connect, Mindful and Be Kind. As an experienced teacher and an anxious person herself, she now makes a direct, positive impact on young people and their emotional wellbeing through school, nursery and online sessions.

Tuesday 28th June | 2pm

Neurodiversity CPD Sessions

With Kate King, Founder of Skylark Consulting,
The Neurodiversity CPD Sessions are proudly sponsored by Nudge Education

 More about Kate:

Kate provides expert support and advice for parents and teachers. With over 20 years of experience as a specialist teacher and SENco, Kate’s theoretical framework underpins her practical experience. She has postgraduate diplomas in Dyslexia and DCD/ADHD, combined with training across many other things that impact on learning, enabling her to make links and see past labels.

Recognising and respecting neurological differences as human variation, Kate advocates an approach that is centred on the needs of the individual. She breaks down labels, providing practical recommendations and strategies that enable effective support and intervention, at home and in the classroom.

Recommendations do not just focus on the current challenges but build towards the next stage of the educational journey. Kate’s bespoke empathetic approach facilitates communication between all involved, enabling parents, students, and teachers to feel empowered.

Thursday 30th June | 9.45am

How to Successfully Support Online Education for Schools

With Wilim Abrook, Head of Education & Community Development at LearnCube

 More about Wilim:

Wilim Abrook is the Head of Education & Community Development for LearnCube. In this role, he has on-boarded hundreds of schools, helping them to adapt to teaching online, and with changing from one system to another.

As an experienced online teacher himself, (having racked up thousands of hours) he is uniquely placed to understand the common obstacles and pitfalls that schools face and, crucially, how to overcome them!

Thursday 30th June | 12pm

All Tutors are Tutors of English: Literacy Across the Curriculum

With Andrea Gadsbey, Founder and Lead English Tutor at Hope Tuition Clinic

 More about Andrea:

Andrea has been a classroom teacher, mentor, trainer and curriculum lead across Secondary English for 18 years and explored the alternative world of tuition during 2020 when the pandemic took learning online. She found the demand for online learning soared and her  English teaching expertise soon saw her side-hustle grow into a business.

Over the last 18 months, Andrea’s business has grown by 500% and she is now scaling back her teaching commitments to devote more time to growing her tuition business and bringing her experience of English mentoring and training to tutors. The mission behind ‘Hope’ is to improve the life chances of all young people through literacy and Andrea remains a passionate advocate for closing the gap and supporting disadvantaged young people to build confidence and success. On her journey, she would love to support as many tutors as possible to achieve their goal.

Thursday 30th June | 3pm

Mindfulness session

With Sarahlynn Hodder, Founder and Head Tutor of Bettering Youth

 More about Sarahlynn:

Sarahlynn is the founder and head tutor of Bettering Youth, the podcast host of The Mindful Toolbox and the Wellbeing Specialist for Qualified Tutor.

After feeling stifled in the classroom, Sarahlynn was inspired to start her own education provision that focused on developing key skills: empathy, resilience, critical thinking and self-awareness. This is embedded in all academic tutoring sessions and provides the foundation for the 1-1 coaching sessions.

Noticing an immense need for mental wellness support and resources, Sarahlynn launched the Mindful Toolbox – originally a monthly workshop to focus on mental health and wellbeing – now an additional resource for families to access coaching, courses and student masterminds.

Sarahlynn is dedicated to elevating children’s understanding and access to tools to support their mental health.

In February 2022, Sarahlynn became the Wellbeing lead for Qualified Tutor, she worked alongside Georgina in embedding wellbeing sessions into the Love Tutoring Festival 3 and is (very excitedly) the Coordinator of World Tutors’ Day 2022.

Thursday 30th June | 2pm

Mindset and mindfulness - taking charge of your wellbeing

With Dinah Liversidge, Coach and Mentor

 More about Dinah:

Dinah Liversidge is a Coach, Mentor, Writer, Speaker, Celebrant, No-Box-Thinker, Podcaster, and host. She lives with her husband, John, in a Welsh Long-house in a small woodland in Myddfai in West Wales.
Dinah spent eleven years as a wheelchair-user and is also a survivor of a series of heart attacks followed by bypass surgery. Having lived with chronic pain for much of her life, she has learned new ways to focus on the great things in her world.
Dinah is an Award-winning speaker and has been lucky enough to speak to audiences around the world on Mindset, Goal Setting and Credibility. We’re looking forward to hearing her guidance on mindset in Monday’s mindfulness session.

Monday 27th June | 2pm

What you Should Expect from a Franchisor

Chaired by Alex Asher (CEO of LearnCube), with Sean Goldsmith (Groe Global) and Sarah Dunwood (Conexus Tuition)

More about Sarah:

As an ex-deputy headteacher, SENCO and Business Studies teacher of 26 years, working for Conexus is the best of both my worlds. Sarah still gets to work with young people but at the same time utilises her experience as a business coach. 

Sarah has the overarching responsibility for the franchise operations across the UK. Her main role is to develop the individual businesses of our franchisees so that they grow and scale to the maximum capacity, reaching as many young people as possible.

She has said in the past that she is incredibly proud to be responsible for the training and development of the Principal Directors but more importantly, her role is to ensure that the exceptional quality of tuition is maintained across all classes.

More about Alex:

LearnCube is a learning platform designed for small group online tuition. Much-loved by language tutors across the globe, Learncube is a flexible, intuitive platform for any subject. Alex is all about developing people. Born in New Zealand, but based in the UK, Alex’s laid-back warmth is infectious. Alex has been helping the Love Tutoring Festival since its earliest days and we’re very lucky to have the LearnCube team’s experience and expertise on board.

Tuesday 28th June | 11am

Your Guide to Selling to Schools Effectively

with Parsa Revzani (Co-Founder & CEO at GoSchoolBox) and William Minton (Founder of CanopyEd)

 More about Parsa:

Parsa focuses on customer acquisition, partnerships, and expansion to new markets at GoSchoolBox, a tutoring management system for schools, governments, and tutoring companies (that service schools). Prior to GoSchoolBox, Parsa co-founded tutorfly.com, a student tutoring marketplace, with Alejandro. Prior to starting Tutorfly and GoSchoolBox, Parsa worked as a statistical analyst for UCLA Women’s Volleyball and was an All-American athlete for the men’s club volleyball team during his senior year. Parsa’s parents immigrated to the U.S. from Iran in search of educational opportunities which is a big motivator for him to continue innovating in the tutoring field. Parsa is most proud of his GoSchoolBox Team’s abilities to help tutoring company customers break into new markets and schools to scale their high dosage tutoring programs to more students.

Thursday 30th June | 11am

Creating an Environment of Transformational Learning

with Mark Maclaine, Supertutor and Co-Founder of Tutorfair

 More about Mark:

Mark Maclaine has been a tutor and education consultant for 22 years. In that time he has taught over 21,000 hours of tutoring to 1,200 students, and has become one of the best known tutors in the world. He’s worked with the children of a great many royal families, world leaders and celebrities, whilst remaining committed to his work with students who otherwise couldn’t afford tutoring.
He is co-founder of the Tutorfair Foundation, and partnered with TeachFirst to develop and deliver training to hundreds of participants. This has allowed the charity to help over 10,000 disadvantaged students. He has also developed and delivered tutor and teacher training courses for a number of organisations, including those finding engaging ways to teach young offenders and ex-prisoners.
Mark regularly contributes to international media outlets, including television, radio and newspapers. He also works as a consultant for many tutoring agencies and schools alike, and sits on the board of various education and technology companies. He was invited to speak at the very first national tutoring conference, on improving equity and equality in the tutoring industry.
During lockdown, Mark started presenting free online Maths and Science shows to students who were missing school. Such was the popularity of the shows that they amassed audiences of thousands, many of whom continued to watch after returning to school.
His book “The Tutors Handbook” is due for release later this year.

Wednesday 29th June | 11am

Tutoring is not Plan B

with Julia Silver, CEO and Founder of Qualified Tutor

 More about Julia:

Julia is the Host of the Love Tutoring Festival, Founder of Qualified Tutor and Author of the book Love Tutoring: Turn Your Plan B into a Plan A (coming soon). Until December 2020, she was also senior leader in a primary school. Having completed her National Professional Qualification in Headship, Julia left school to provide support and leadership in tutoring through the Qualified Tutor movement. Julia is the mother of five fabulous people, ranging in age from 6 to 16.

Tuesday 28th June | 3pm

Mindfulness Session

with Henry Dingle, Founder of The Young Fire Academy

 More about Henry:

Henry is the founder of the Young Fire Academy, an online community for parents and teens that brings freedom, enjoyment, meaning and purpose back to education, for all in the family. Henry’s coaching empowers self-direction, choice and responsibility in demotivated and low confidence young adults through authentic relationship building, specialist English & Maths GCSE tuition, mindset training & parent coaching. In the YFA 12-Week Mentorship Programme, parents learn to step back, handover and take ‘the leap of faith into trust’, whilst their teens get the necessary support, time and tools to step up into true ownership of their self-development, learning and lives.
Youtube Video ‘The Future of Education: Choice, Self-Direction & Taking Responsibility’
Website: https://youngfireacademy.com/
FB Parent Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/youngfireparents

Wednesday 29th June | 2pm

OUR Sponsors

Thank You to our Much-Loved Festival Partners for Making this Love Tutoring Festival Possible

TutorBird are kindly sponsoring both our Tuesday and Friday events on “The Business of Tutoring”.

More about them: TutorBird are the #1 tutor management software for private tutors, tutoring centres and test prep centres. They can help you manage your students, schedule, billing, online tutoring and much more! Whatever your goal, they can help. Find out more about them here.

Proudly sponsoring our Monday events all about SEND and Mental Health are Nudge Education. They are also kindly sponsoring the Neurodiversity CPD Sessions.

More about Nudge: Nudge Education are leaders in tutoring for schools, whose mission is to eradicate chronic disengagement from the school system. Find out more about them here.

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Superprof are proudly sponsoring our Wednesday events on “Teaching and Learning”.

More about Superprof: By signing up for Superprof, you are joining an incredible community of over 7 million teachers, coaches, mentors and artists around the world. Find out more about them here.

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Learncube are proudly sponsoring our Thursday events all about “School Partnerships & Tutoring in Schools”.

More about LearnCube: LearnCube’s virtual classroom is professional, reliable and simple to use. Get started in seconds. Find out more about them here.