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  • May 2015 Twitter Round-up

    By slt

    22 May 2015

    Read private tutor Adam Muckles' review of all the latest education news in our monthly Twitter round up. These are full of the most engaging and useful articles in the national press.

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  • Private Tutors: Past, Present and Future

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    22 May 2015

    Private tuition has traditionally been seen as the preserve of a wealthy elite; however with the advent of widespread higher education and rapid professionalism of the tuition industry, it is now within reach of most UK families.

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  • Preparing your Child for Boarding School

    By admin

    22 May 2015

    Private tuition has traditionally been seen as the preserve of a wealthy elite; however with the advent of widespread higher education and rapid professionalism of the tuition industry, it is now within reach of most UK families.

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  • August 2014 Twitter Round-up

    By admin

    22 May 2015

    Private tuition has traditionally been seen as the preserve of a wealthy elite; however with the advent of widespread higher education and rapid professionalism of the tuition industry, it is now within reach of most UK families.

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  • Other news items

    • This article is the second in a series about 21st Century Skills by Rob Cooper of Simply Learning Tuition.   What characteristic improves a child’s academic attainment, career prospects, mental health, physical health and future happiness? The answer, as you may have guessed from this article’s title is “resilience”; i.e. the ability to cope with...

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    • By John Nichols - Private Tutor Most parents I’ve ever met ask me the question “What does my son or daughter need to do to succeed?” I get the distinct impression that most of the rest don’t ask because they feel that they already have the answer. This is hardly news; what parent on the...

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    • May 2015 Twitter Round-up

      By slt

      18 May 2015

      Read private tutor Adam Muckles' review of all the latest education news in our monthly Twitter round up. These are full of the most engaging and useful articles in the national press.

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    • We are delighted to have been invited to speak about VAT and other tax and employment matters at the National Tutor Conference. Full details are below and we hope to help Woody and his team answer lots of often confusing and difficult questions about this very important and often misunderstood parts of the tutoring business. How...

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    • The “21st century skills” movement is a phenomenon being embraced by schools, universities and governments around the world.  Businesses are calling for these skills in graduates and school leavers. Universities claim they improve academic performance. But why is this? What are these 21st century skills? And how can our children benefit from them?   “We...

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    • In today’s ultra-competitive world, academic rigour, prestigious reputations and leading co-curricular activities can seem like the most important things a school has to offer for your child. When the race to the top is so ruthless, you’ll want to ensure that your child’s education is giving them the opportunities they need to achieve their goals...

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    • The First  Tutorial – five tips for parents By Robert Neumark Jones, SLT Tutor The first moments for any new placement can be a nervy affair, for both parent and tutor, and more importantly tutee! First time parents are often understandably nervous. They’re usually thinking months ahead to the dreaded 11+/GCSE/Whatever exams, and sometimes these...

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    • March 2015 Twitter Round-up

      By slt

      06 April 2015

      Simply Learning Tuition March Twitter Review   Easter and Revision   With Easter approaching, the opportunity for some relaxation, free time to develop and explore other hobbies is balanced against important exams looming for others. Trust Twitter for some helpful articles on how to make the most of the time available to both revise and...

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    • Simply Learning Tuition February Twitter Review   Learning too much?   Much discussion this month has been how children should be learning and whether they are being exposed to too much information, from online sources and from popular culture. Some argue that too much information could lead to the destruction of childhood innocence. However, Judith...

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    • By Rebecca Stonehill Rebecca is a writer of adult fiction. She also teaches creative writing to children. As well as working with Simply Learning Tuition students via skype tutorials, she teaches creative writing in Nairobi on a freelance basis in schools, runs an after-school club and also teaches smaller groups. At primary school in England, I...

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    • We have a long and successful history of working with Russian families, both in the UK and overseas. As a company, we understand the specific needs of families coming from Moscow, St Petersburg and other Russian cities. We provide a service that is culturally aligned to our Russian clients; fast, effective and discrete. In 2013,...

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    • January 2015 Twitter Round-up

      By slt

      02 February 2015

      The most talked about educational news on Twitter throughout January 2015, by Adam Muckle. New year, new term The new year on Twitter brought many articles on resolutions, learning new skills, languages and activities. For parents there appeared an article on how to keep children active and how they can beat boredom, as well as...

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