Tutoring in Uncertain Times: How to Inspire Confidence When Learning is Disrupted

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

The title of this episode could easily have been Every Student Wants to Learn.

Nicola Burkinshaw, a professional English and History tutor, lives by this motto in her own work and we couldn’t agree with it more.

Nicola is a self-confessed readaholic whose primary objective with students is to build their confidence in learning. Nicola is open about the fact that she’s never encountered a student who doesn’t want to do well – it’s about opening their minds to learning and showing them they have what it takes.

Watch out for Nicola’s top 3 tips for online tutors at [24:59] – 3 simple strategies that will streamline your work and the interactions you have with students.

To find out all about Nicola, visit her site EnglishAndHistoryTutor.com – with blogs, resources, worksheets and even an online forum , you’ll find all you need to about English, History, online tutoring and, of course, Nicola herself!

“Tutors fulfil a specific need: creating an environment in which students can thrive which is different to the classroom.”

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