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Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Posted in: Tutors International news

Tutors International reports an increase in number of UK private tutoring enquiries following Brexit result

Adam Caller, founder of the leading tutoring firm, announced this week that the EU Referendum result has prompted an increase in enquiries from international families preparing to move to the UK. Rather than deterring wealthy families from investing in the UK, Brexit seems to have had the opposite effect, with families from the USA and countries such as China, Hong…

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Monday, September 26th, 2016

Posted in: Gifted and talented children, Home schooling

What I Learned This Week: The Cradles of Eminence

This article was first published in Reproduced here by kind permission of the author, Kiril Solokoff. In this uncertain world, we endlessly search for the best way to raise children and grandchildren. As once again we consider home-schooling, we were recently drawn back again to the timeless Cradles of Eminence: Childhoods of More Than 700 Famous Men and Women by Victor Goertzel and…

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Monday, September 19th, 2016

Posted in: Home schooling, Personal & private tuition

Leading private tutoring firm refutes common stereotypes associated with full-time homeschooling

Adam Caller, founder of Tutors International, made a statement this week addressing the most common concerns associated with full-time private tuition and homeschooling for children. The independent education consultant, who founded Tutors International in 1999, highlighted a recent article in Business Insider UK [1] insisting that homeschooling was no longer a ‘strange alternative’ to a traditional classroom education, and suggesting…

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Monday, September 12th, 2016

Posted in: College admissions, Home schooling, Personal & private tuition

The needs of gifted children are not being met in the classroom, according to Tutors International

As more home-schooled students prepare for coveted places at prestigious universities than ever before, Tutors International offers advice for parents struggling to balance work and life commitments with the needs of gifted children. The number of child geniuses enrolling at elite universities is growing rapidly, and a common factor amongst them is that many are coming from a home-schooling background….

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Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Posted in: Home schooling, Personal & private tuition, Tutors International news

Some UK tutoring companies are failing their clients with a lack of due diligence, announces leading tutoring firm

After repeatedly expressing concerns that corners were being cut and families put at risk, Tutors International continues to be contacted by distressed parents, following placements made by other tuition companies. Adam Caller, founder of Tutors International – called the “Dom Perignon” of tutoring companies by The Good Schools Guide – made the statement [1] this week after being contacted by…

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Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Posted in: College admissions, Tutors International news

Tutors International issues new advice for parents of disappointed A-level students, following concerns by teachers

As schools and exam regulators warned this week of the possibility of ‘variable’ results in 2016 [1], as a result of recent changes to the A-level curriculum, Tutors International offered reassurances and solutions for parents. The 2016 academic year saw multiple changes in the A-level curriculum and subject matter given to inadequately-prepared teachers and students, across a wide range of…

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