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.

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.

Bodrum

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

What started as a short term summer appointment supporting this mildly dyslexic boy on vacation in Turkey, soon turned into a full home-schooling role when it became evident to all just how much happier the boy was in the care of a Tutor.

Outcome

Now in its second year, there are plans to reintegrate to the boy back into a new school, and to keep the Tutor as after school support for the long term.

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.

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.

Dublin

Students: Boy (6), Boy (8)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School
Dublin
Background

This family was relocating to Ireland and this meant a period of home-schooling to bridge the change from one school to another.

Outcome

The Tutor worked closely with the boys' new school to make sure that they would integrate smoothly and thrive there.

Egypt

Students: Girl (16), Boy (14), Boy (10)
Delivery: Full Time, Short Term
Problems: Home Schooling, Instead of School, Travel
Egypt
Background

The family were taking 3 months out to go travelling in Europe and the Middle East. This meant taking the children out of school and continuing their education while on the road.

Outcome

The children were able to maintain their studies and reintegrate into their respective schools seamlessly on their return.

Gstaad

Students: Girl (10), Boy (12)
Delivery: Full Time
Problems: After School, Home Schooling
Gstaad
Background

This family were looking for a full time private tutor to help with a complex transition between schooling in Switzerland and England, and with extended interim periods of homeschooling in the US.

Outcome

A Tutor familiar with IB was appointed to liaise with the new school and assure that the children were always at the appropriate level so that they would be able to reintegrate into their class at any time.

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.