Case Studies

Cannes

Students: Boy (12)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Instead of School
Cannes
Background

This family were in the middle of a move from their home in France to the US, and their son needed to supported in his entrance applications for the new school and with the transition from one system to the other.

Outcome

The Tutor ensured that the boy was able to do well in the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) and therefore be accepted to his first choice of school.

Cannes

Students: Boy (13), Boy (8)
Delivery: Short Term
Problems: After School, Home Schooling
Cannes
Background

This French family had enrolled their children in the nearby British school and were unhappy about the missing components of classical French study. They sought a Tutor to fill this gap while they explored their options.

Outcome

A school place opened at the family's preferred choice of French school and the boy transferred successfully.

Charente

Students: Boy (13)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School
Charente
Background

This family were relocating to France to renovate their home there and needed a bilingual French/English Tutor for their son who was unable to join the local French school.

Outcome

In addition to home-schooling the boy, the Tutor was also expected to teach his mother French and to help his two younger sisters with their school homework.

Meribel

Students: Boy (15), Boy (9), Girl (13), Girl (6)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School
Meribel
Background

This was a complex position that began when the eldest boy was 10 and had a complex learning difference that affected his cognitive reasoning. Although the initial role was to help the older boy, the role evolved into supporting all the children.

Outcome

An experienced educator, someone familiar with educational theory and willing to encourage non-traditional pathways was needed. The boy was able to catch up with his peers and his sisters are now thriving too.

Nice

Students: Boy (17)
Delivery: Part Time, Short Term
Problems: Instead of School
Nice
Background

This short term position was to prepare a young man who had rather lost his way but who now wanted to pass his General Educational (GED) Diploma Test, the minimum US high school graduation requirement.

Outcome

The Tutor successfully prepared the young man for the test.

Normandy

Students: Child
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Travel
Normandy
Background

This highly academic child actor needed an excellent Tutor to maintain preparation for his GCSEs in 14 subjects while on set making a big budget film.

Outcome

Despite the challenges of working from a caravan and fitting around the filming schedule, the Tutor was able to help ensure that the boy passed all his exams with A* and A grades.

Paris

Students: Boy (8), Boy (6), Boy (4)
Delivery: Part Time
Problems: After School
Paris
Background

This family first contacted Tutors International when their children were 6, 4 and 2. The role has evolved with the educational development of the children and their future schooling. The children are bilingual French/English and attend French schools.

Outcome

After 3 years with a Tutor, the two eldest children were successfully placed in top flight private schools in and around London, and the youngest has now been identified with a learning difference that is receiving appropriate attention.