Case Studies

Aspen

Students: Girl (12)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Travel
Aspen
Background

A Tutor was needed to provide a home education for a girl being home-schooled during Middle School to allow the family the freedom to travel.

Outcome

The girl was accepted into her first choice of High School on her return and the family no longer have such itchy feet.

Aspen

Students: Boy (8)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Unhappy at School
Aspen
Background

This highly able boy had been attending a school in Hong Kong which did not offer anything like the standards required by the top London private schools, where the family were planning to move.

Outcome

Tutors International were able to source a Tutor quickly and bring the boy to the required standard.

Atlanta

Students: Girl (16), Boy (17)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling
Atlanta
Background

This family are homeschooling all the way to College because they believe that this is better education than traditional schooling. The position is now in its 4th year and the children are following a British curriculum.

Outcome

For the first 3 years the two children shared a Tutor. Now, as their interests and strengths become more divergent the Client has opted to have 2 tutors to cover the subjects so that each can be more specialised.

Costa Mesa

Students: Boy (14), Boy (15)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Specialist Tuition, Unhappy at School
Costa Mesa
Background

The boys were cousins. One had been bullied at school and the other recently relocated to the area had never done well at school, so the parents sought a private tutor to home educate.

Outcome

The Tutor quickly established that one of the children was dyslexic and was able to adjust the teaching to suit his learning style. After a year both boys re-entered mainstream schools and graduated normally.

Hamptons

Students: Boy (9)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Travel
Hamptons
Background

A bilingual German/English Tutor was needed. The family travel extensively and for long periods and were looking for a Tutor who would be able to offer an enriching educational experience that bridged the periods when the boy was away from his school.

Outcome

Our Tutor was immensely successful at giving the family the freedom they needed while providing a superb educational experience for their son.

Huntsville

Students: Boy (13)
Delivery: Part Time, Short Term
Problems: Home Schooling
Huntsville
Background

Tutors International was asked to arrange for exceptionally talented educators to work with this home-educated boy for short periods of intensive study in the Tutor's specialised area.

Outcome

This is part of Tutors International's Special Projects offering. Talented individuals from all walks of life have offer superb short-course seminars to enrich a student's educational environment.

Los Angeles

Students: Boy (6), Girl (4)
Delivery: Part Time, Short Term
Los Angeles
Background

This was a short term position. The Tutor's role was to maintain the children's education relative to their peers while temporarily in Los Angeles. The boy had exceptional memory skills and this was masking a difficulty with reading and learning.

Outcome

Working with the tutor exposed the hidden learning deficits and largely resolved them. The boy was accepted to an excellent school in his home city of New York and is thriving.

Los Angeles

Students: Girl (15), Girl (13), Boy (5), Boy (3)
Delivery: Full Time, Short Term
Problems: Instead of School, Travel
Los Angeles
Background

This was a short term but challenging and intensive assignment, working with four children from Ireland while they accompanied their family on business.

Outcome

The eldest girl was in the final stages of her leaving certificate and did extremely well following the tutoring. All the children loved working with the tutor.

Los Angeles

Students: Boy (12)
Delivery: Full Time, Short Term
Problems: Instead of School
Los Angeles
Background

This family were in the middle of a move from their home in France to the US, and their son needed to be 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.

Miami

Students: Boy (14), Boy (12)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Instead of School
Miami
Background

Due to delays in securing visas for a move to the US from England, the boy's schooling ran into difficulty. In order to be accepted at the top private school in the area they boys needed to be at the same point as their class.

Outcome

Tutors International supplied a Tutor who began the US school course while the family were still in the UK and then accompanied the family to Florida to ensure smooth integration.