Action Tutoring at 10: Celebrating a Decade of Supporting Pupils from Disadvantaged Backgrounds, with Founder & CEO Susannah Hardyman

How Tutors Can Use Empathy to Support Students Who Are Disengaged from School


It’s not hard to see why Action Tutoring have been so successful. Built on improving lives for disadvantaged students, the organisation is led marvellously by CEO Susannah Hardyman.

Susannah founded Action Tutoring back in 2012 in response to the clear shortage of volunteer tutoring on offer in the UK. Awash with high-end tutors working with the wealthy and privileged, the tutoring industry has seen a huge change in the past 10 years … and Action Tutoring have been at the forefront of it all.

A founding organisation of the National Tutoring Programme, they have gone from strength to strength since spring 2020 and have since moved into 8 new cities around the UK.

On a more amusing note, we asked Susannah to bring any old school reports from her childhood 

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