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  • June 2015 Twitter Round up

    By 4ppn0va4dm1n

    20 July 2015

    A roundup of everything interesting in the press about education this month: from impossible exam questions and the limitations of exams, to finding the best graduate jobs.

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  • Private Tutors: Past, Present and Future

    By admin

    20 July 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

    20 July 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

    20 July 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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    • Life as a Residential Tutor in Kazakhstan

      By Simply Learning Tuition

      20 July 2015

      One of our tutors, Jennifer, tells us about her experiences living and tutoring in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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    • Investing Wisely in Independent Schooling

      By Simply Learning Tuition

      20 July 2015

      Private Education is a large investment. This article gives some great ideas on how to manage that investment in the most effective way possible, ensuring maximum educational benefit for children whilst minimising the financial burden on families.

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    • South East Asian Academic models are often touted as a magic bullet for improving UK schooling, particularly in Maths. This article will exam this approach and question whether it would really be effective if it were imported to the UK.

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    • IB Results Day Advice

      By Toby Palmer

      03 July 2015

      This Sunday the results of the International Baccalaureate exams are released. It can be a stressful, as well as joyful, day for parents and students alike. For this reason we are offering some advice on how to get your results and what to do if they were not what you expected.

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    • Dyslexia no bar to Adam’s sci-fi success

      By Simply Learning Tuition

      03 July 2015

      Our tutor Adam was advised to choose a ‘safe’ undergraduate degree after dyslexia made his screenwriting ambitions seem like an impossible dream. Now, after embarking on an MA Writing for Screen & Stage he’s being courted by major film producers, and using his insights about dyslexia to help his students.

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    • June 2015 Twitter Round up

      By Simply Learning Tuition

      02 July 2015

      A roundup of everything interesting in the press about education this month: from impossible exam questions and the limitations of exams, to finding the best graduate jobs.

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    • Summer Learning Loss – The Facts

      By Toby Palmer

      30 June 2015

      What is Summer Learning Loss? This is a problem widely recognised by educationalists. Namely that students forget much of what they have been taught in the previous year over the long summer break. The statistics are damning:   Students will score lower on the same test at the end of the summer than they did at the start....

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    • The break that the summer holiday provides from the packed schedule of term-time makes it a great moment to plan ahead. It is extremely useful to have a clear plan in place for your child's academic development. Of course, things may not pan out exactly as you plan them but having a clear sense of...

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    • How to Fill the Long Summer Holiday

      By Toby Palmer

      30 June 2015

      For children the long-awaited summer holiday seems to stretch on and on, a blissful lacuna from the labours of the school year. But for parents it can sometimes feel like a perpetual struggle to keep their children amused all day. At Simply Learning Tuition, we think that the summer holidays are a wonderful time of relaxation and...

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    • In a recent Telegraph article several heads of prestigious independent schools were quoted speaking strong words against private tuition. One describing it as ‘abhorrent’, another as teaching children to be ‘performing animals’. Of course there will always be a few exceptions, but this article will argue that tuition given in the right way can only...

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    • COULD “METACOGNITION” ENABLE YOUR CHILD TO MAKE 20 months’ progress in 12 months? Metacognition is one of the highest impact strategies for accelerating learning. But what is it? And how can we help develop this in our children?

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    • Which of the post GCSE options is right for your child? We offer some of the pros and cons of A Levels and the IB in order to help you make the best decision.

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