Case Studies

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.

London

Students: Boy (15)
Delivery: Part Time
Problems: After School, Home Schooling, Instead of School
London
Background

This young man had rather lost his way and motivation and was struggling at school. He was homeschooled for his final year of GCSEs.

Outcome

The young man chose not to pursue a course of higher education and instead sought an apprenticeship.

London

Students: Boy (12)
Delivery: Part Time
Problems: After School
London
Background

After receiving many years of therapy for developmental delays following birth complications, this boy was almost on a par with his peers and ready to attend mainstream school.

Outcome

With the support of a Tutor after school the boy was able to keep up with his class across the majority of his subjects.

London

Students: Girl (19)
Delivery: Part Time
London
Background

This young woman was an undergraduate studying at London. Unhappy with her course, she had not engaged in the learning process and was at risk of failing her first year.

Outcome

Tutors International found a well qualified Tutor able to support the full range of subjects on the student's undergraduate course and work intensively with her to ensure that she completed her coursework and was fully prepared for her exams.

London

Students: Adult
Delivery: Part Time, Short Term
Problems: Specialist Tuition
London
Background

The student is an adult woman who relocated from Italy to England. In Italy she worked as a fashion journalist and she decided to return to work, this time in England, writing in English. Unfortunately her level of fluency was nowhere near what was required to be successful and it was hoped that some intensive tuition from a superb Tutor would be able to develop her understanding of grammar, develop a more extensive vocabulary, and help her with creative writing.

Outcome

A native English speaking Tutor with Received Pronunciation was found. They had impeccable grammar, both written and spoken, an English degree from a top flight University, an EFL qualification and appropriate experience with adult learners.

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.

Miami

Students: Girl (15), Girl (12), Girl (8)
Delivery: Part Time
Problems: After School, Unhappy at School
Miami
Background

Unhappy with the falling standards in their preferred school, the Client sought a Tutor to help with homework after school and with developing activities to enhance the girls' learning outside the classroom.

Outcome

The children did well with their Tutor. Eventually the school took heed of the steps that the parents had taken and addressed their concerns by making some changes that negated the need to retain the Tutoring service.

Milan

Students: Boy (17)
Delivery: Part Time, Short Term
Milan
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.

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.

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.