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Nassau

Nassau

Students

Girl (15)

Background

A full time private tutor was sought for a young lady whose specific learning difficulty meant that she learned best when materials were adjusted to her highly visual learning style.

Outcome

The tutor needed to use her imagination to change all materials from the school into visual/spatial format so that the student was able to succeed in the mainstream classroom.

New Jersey

New Jersey

Students

Girl (6), Boy (7), Boy (3)

Background

A full time private tutor was sought to home-school three children of a high profile Client in New Jersey. The role required complete discretion, and had a particularly wide remit including several languages.

Outcome

The position was filled by a teaching couple who between them were able to offer all the required subjects.

Newhaven

Newhaven

Students

Boy (8), Girl (6)

Background

This family were disappointed with the quality of schooling on offer near their home and sought a Tutor to home-school their children instead. This lifestyle choice also allowed the parents the freedom to travel for extended periods.

Outcome

The Tutor was able to create a superb curriculum for the children, taking advantage of the resources locally whether in the US or travelling in Africa.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Students

Girl (12), Girl (2), Boy (10), Boy (8)

Background

This US family wished to change their lifestyle and travel in Europe. This meant home-schooling their children, two of whom were dyslexic, while they travelled.

Outcome

The family were so impressed by the progress of their children out of traditional school that they retained the services of Tutors International for an additional two years after they returned.

Riyadh

Riyadh

Students

Boy (15), Boy (9), Girl (13), Girl (6)

Background

This was a complex position that began when the eldest boy was 10 and had a complex learning difference that affective 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.

Sailing – Mediterranean

Sailing – Mediterranean

Students

Girl (11), Girl (10), Girl (8)

Background

This family planned to take a year to go sailing during which their daughters would be home-schooled aboard the yacht in preparation for entrance exams for the top London private girls schools.

Outcome

A teaching couple was appointed to make sure that all the subjects could be covered for all three girls in a way that complemented the learning environment without compromising education rigour. All three girls were accepted to their first choice schools.

Sailing – Pacific

Sailing – Pacific

Students

Girl (11), Girl (10), Girl (8)

Background

This family planned to take a year to go sailing during which their daughters would be home-schooled aboard the yacht in preparation for entrance exams for the top London private girls schools.

Outcome

A teaching couple was appointed to make sure that all the subjects could be covered for all three girls in a way that complemented the learning environment without compromising education rigour. All three girls were accepted to their first choice schools.

San Diego

San Diego

Students

Girl (11)

Background

This girl wanted to go to what was widely considered the best private school in the area, but her middling grades made this move unlikely. An after school Tutor was sought to help the girl improve her grades.

Outcome

The appointment was highly successful, and the straight A grades all year meant that the move to the new school went smoothly.

Sardinia

Sardinia

Students

Boy (10), Boy (9), Boy (4), Girl (7)

Background

The children attended their local school but the curriculum was too dry and a Tutor was sought to enhance the learning opportunities of all the children.

Outcome

This long term role needed a Tutor happy to live in the family compound and willing to commit several years to the role. The children have all done well in school.

Stockport

Stockport

Students

Girl (9), Girl (7)

Background

Due to the sudden and unexpected closure of a small local school, this family decided to home-school their daughters for the remainder of the school year. They wanted this time to be something special that the girls would look back on and treasure.

Outcome

The Tutor created an exciting and busy curriculum that took full advantage of the local resources while at the same time being academically rigorous. The Tutor was also able to make previously unliked subjects into favourites.