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Thursday, May 4th, 2017

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Tutors International announces new Hong Kong offices to help meet record tutoring demand in Asia

The leading international private tutoring firm has expanded its operations to Hong Kong, providing greater service and peace of mind for Asian clients and tutors amidst a ‘super-tutor’ culture. The UK-based private tutoring firm, which already has offices in London and the USA, has announced its expansion into China and Hong Kong with the opening of their new office. The…

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Monday, April 24th, 2017

Posted in: Home schooling, Personal & private tuition, Professional tutoring associations

The UK private tutoring industry is rife with dishonesty, reports founder of Tutors International

Independent education consultant, and founder of Tutors International, Adam Caller, spoke out this week about the need for more transparency from tutoring companies, and his concerns that families are continuing to be misled by dishonest firms. As part of an ongoing effort to improve regulation in the private tutoring industry in the UK, Mr Caller called out firms for misleading…

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Posted in: Home schooling, Personal & private tuition, Professional tutoring associations

Tutor or mentor? Tutors International founder discusses the complex role of full-time private tutoring

Adam Caller, who founded the leading global tutoring firm in 1999, spoke this week of the evolving nature of tutoring roles around the world, and explained how many of today’s home educators go above and beyond the traditional job description. When many people think of a private tutor, the title evokes someone who works with a pupil after school to…

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Friday, March 24th, 2017

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Tutors International highlights the solitary nature of high-end private tutoring roles in new video series for the Financial Times

Adam Caller, founder of the leading private tutoring firm, and full-time residential tutor, Nathaniel Hannan, spoke this week – as part of FTs ‘The New Downstairs’ video series [1] – of the isolation that can be felt by tutors, and the particular qualities required to tutor the children of the super-wealthy. The role of a private tutor in a wealthy…

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Friday, January 27th, 2017

Posted in: Home schooling, Personal & private tuition

Excessive homework is not reflective of quality of education, and teachers should tone it down, says founder of leading private tutoring firm.

Adam Caller, education consultant and founder of Tutors International, commented this week on the monotony and excess of homework given to children internationally, and questioned its overall benefit to a child’s learning and development. While approaches to the issuing of homework differ from country to country, Mr Caller, whose career in education spans over a quarter of a century, called…

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Friday, January 6th, 2017

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Donations accepted by elite British schools in exchange for coveted places should not be taboo, says leading private tutoring expert

Adam Caller, independent education consultant and founder of leading private tutoring firm, Tutors International, made a statement this week defending private schools vilified for allegedly accepting ‘bribes’ from wealthy parents. Mr Caller, whose career in education spans over 25 years, addressed allegations in the press [1], made in December, that some of Britain’s elite private schools are allowing wealthy international…

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