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Monday, February 5th, 2018

Posted in: Home schooling, Personal & private tuition, Tutors International news

Parents increasingly turning to private tutoring as independent school fees treble, states Tutors International

Adam Caller, founder of the leading global tutoring firm Tutors International, made a statement this week noting that higher income families are increasingly seeking full-time private tuition and homeschooling for children as independent school fees rise A report published by academics at the Institute of Education has found that private school fees have trebled in real terms since 1980, with…

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Friday, December 15th, 2017

Posted in: Education consultancy, Home schooling

The online tutoring market will dip, but bounce back as educators begin to understand its opportunities and limitations, predicts Tutors International founder.

Following recent reports and speculation surrounding the popularity and future of online private tutoring, Tutors International founder, Adam Caller, offered advice this week on how to use online resources most effectively, and what improvements need to be made to online services. The online tutoring market has become increasingly competitive in recent years, and it is predicted to continue to grow…

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Friday, September 15th, 2017

Posted in: Home schooling, Learning difficulties & tutoring, Special needs and tutoring

Tutors International founder issues statement on new links between exclusion from UK schools and mental health issues in children

Schools are correct to insist upon zero tolerance policies, Adam Caller expressed in a statement this week, but there are better environments in which to nurture students with behavioural and mental health issues. Following a major new study by University of Exeter, reported in August 2017 [1], finding that excluding children from school can be linked to long-term psychological problems…

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Posted in: College admissions, Home schooling, Professional tutoring associations

Not all A grades are equal – Students and parents continue to misunderstand the value of ‘hard’ A-Levels, Tutors International reports

Adam Caller, founder of the leading global private tutoring company, commented this week that when choosing which A-Levels to take, ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ subjects are not being due consideration. Research [1] conducted by the Institute of Education at University College London, concluded that the top British universities were showing favour to those choosing traditional core subjects, such as English, History,…

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Friday, September 1st, 2017

Posted in: College admissions, Home schooling, Professional tutoring associations

Tutors International issues new advice following 2017 GCSE, A-Level, and AS-Level results

What to do with those exam results? Tutors International founder, Adam Caller, made a statement this week with guidance for parents on the next steps for students, whether their results were better or worse than expected. With all exam results for 2017 now revealed, many students will be celebrating, while others may be worrying and wondering ‘what if?’. Adam Caller,…

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Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Posted in: Home schooling, Professional tutoring associations

The needs of academically gifted children are being neglected in UK schools, says founder of Tutors International

Tutors International founder, Adam Caller, issued a statement expressing his concern this week that, while SEN children rightly remain a priority in UK classrooms, gifted students are still not receiving the focused attention and support they need to thrive. Referencing a recent article by Michael W. Ferguson, Mr Caller, founder of private tutoring firm Tutors International and an independent education…

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