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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

Posted in: Personal & private tuition

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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Friday, December 16th, 2016

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

Tutors International announces big expansion plans for 2017, following record-breaking year

Adam Caller, founder of the leading global tutoring firm, announced this week plans for the company to launch a new specialist tutoring jobs listing service, as well as expansion into high-end nanny services. This new direction comes off the back of a record-breaking year in 2016 for Tutors International, which operates all over the world to provide busy families with…

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Monday, December 12th, 2016

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

Headteachers are receptive to pupils’ extended winter breaks – if accompanied by a private tutor, according to leading tutoring firm

With family time already at a premium for busy professionals, private tutoring is proving to be an effective way of extending precious leisure time over the holiday season, with the blessing of headteachers, Tutors International commented this week. This year, more families are opting to extend their winter travel plans, with the permission of schools, with the help of exceptional…

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Friday, November 18th, 2016

Posted in: Home schooling, Personal & private tuition

School teachers and private tutors are not rivals, and should work together to improve the UK education sector, says leading education consultant

Adam Caller, founder of leading global private tutoring company, Tutors International, issued a statement this week expressing his concern at the continued lack of professionalisation of the UK education industry. Amid an ongoing effort to create a professional body for UK private tutors and tutoring companies, Mr Caller was surprised to discover that there is also, currently, no chartered association…

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Monday, September 19th, 2016

Posted in: Home schooling, Personal & private tuition

Leading private tutoring firm refutes common stereotypes associated with full-time homeschooling

Adam Caller, founder of Tutors International, made a statement this week addressing the most common concerns associated with full-time private tuition and homeschooling for children. The independent education consultant, who founded Tutors International in 1999, highlighted a recent article in Business Insider UK [1] insisting that homeschooling was no longer a ‘strange alternative’ to a traditional classroom education, and suggesting…

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