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Tutoring in the 21st Century: Is Online Tutoring the Right Choice for You?

Tutoring in the 21st Century: Is Online Tutoring the Right Choice for You?

With an increasingly busy life, many families are choosing online tutoring over home and centre based tutoring. The benefits are numerous, including no travel time and the saving on petrol. But, is online tutoring right for you?

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Getting Organised for 2020

Managing homework is probably the hardest part of school for many students. A few simple strategies can take the stress out of homework and make it manageable.

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The Tutoring Company receives global education award!!

The Tutoring Company receives global education award!!

In December 2019, The Tutoring Company was awarded a "Top 50 Organisations in Education" Award at the GFEL conference (Global Forum for Education and Learning) in Dubai. 

We are the only Australian tutoring organisation to receive this award!!

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The benefits of explicit instruction

The benefits of explicit instruction

Explicit instruction continues to be at the forefront of improving students' academic success as explained in this recent article in The Australian. Explicit instruction is also what The Tutoring Company tutors are skilled in and is considered to be one of the main reasons for so many of our students achieving success. 

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Education Award

Education Award

It's Official!!

TTC is to be awarded a "Top 50 Organisations in Education" Award at the Global Forum for Education and Learning.

Jenny will be accepting the award at the conference in Dubai on Dec 16-18.

Can't thank my amazing tutors and lovely clients enough!!

 

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Mr Eddie Woo sends a warning.

Mr Eddie Woo sends a warning.

Celebrity maths teacher Eddie Woo said private tuition could help students with gaps in their knowledge but warned parents to be careful. "There are other kinds of tuition which are frankly just pumping out an industrial model of education," he said.

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The pitfalls of an unregulated tutoring industry.

The pitfalls of an unregulated tutoring industry.

The Australian tutoring industry is unregulated. This means that there are no checks and balances in place to guarantee that tutors are capable of delivering a high quality service, or that they are actually who they say they are!! This is a perilous situation for parents, but there are a few things you can do to protect your children and  get the service you are paying for. 

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Simple strategies for improving maths marks.

Simple strategies for improving maths marks.

Some students may have a very good understanding of math but frequently perform poorly on exams. Some simple strategies can improve grades significantly. 

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ADHD and Anxiety

ADHD and Anxiety

Anxiety among school children seems to be on the rise and the reasons for this are various. Among them is a greater awareness of anxiety and how it impacts children.

This article looks at the relationship between ADHD and anxiety.

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ADHD and Anxiety

ADHD and Anxiety

Anxiety among school children seems to be on the rise and the reasons for this are various. Among them is a greater awareness of anxiety and how it impacts children.

This article looks at the relationship between ADHD and anxiety.

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The benefits of Educational assessments.

The benefits of Educational assessments.

We all want our children to do well at school and can be concerned when they are not performing as well as expected and nothing seems to be working. Parents and schools have a range of options to help get to the bottom of this.  

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Managing Social Media

Managing Social Media

Kids share a lot on social media, be it SnapChat, Instagram, Facebook or the latest platform you may not know about. But how do you know when your child is sharing too much, or oversharing on social media?

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Understanding the difference between English tutoring and ESL tutoring

Understanding the difference between English tutoring and ESL tutoring

When seeking either an English tutor or an ESL tutor don't risk getting the wrong tutor, as there is a vast difference between these two types of tutors and what they are able to tutor. 

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Preparing for Parent Teacher Conferences

Preparing for Parent Teacher Conferences

Turn a 5 minute Parent Teacher Conference from feeling like a speed date to valuable time spent by being prepared and staying calm and in control. 

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When you're thinking of hiring a tutor

Teenager working with his tutor

The decision to employ a tutor is not one that parents take lightly. The Tutoring Company understands this and are very aware of the need to ensure that tutoring not only addresses academic concerns, but also fosters confidence and self-belief in students. 

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Assisting frequently absent students through Online Tutoring.

Assisting frequently absent students through Online Tutoring.

With the help of modern technology, almost everything is possible on the Internet, including education. There are now numerous platforms available to cater to anyone's educational needs. Online education began with shorter skills and a few courses, but it has evolved significantly, and students can now access tutoring through an online platform. This can be especially useful for students with irregular school hours due to illness or injury, or to those that travel significantly. But are they using the right online platform?

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Online Tutoring considerations for parents

Online Tutoring considerations for parents

With the help of modern technology, almost everything is possible on the Internet, including education. There are now numerous platforms available to cater to anyone's educational needs. Online education began with shorter skills and a few courses, but it has evolved significantly, and many students now choose to access tutoring through an online platform. But are they using the right online platform?

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Why you should speak with an experienced Education professional when seeking a tutor.

Why you should speak with an experienced Education professional when seeking a tutor.

The initial phone call from a parent enquiring about tutoring must do more than just determine costs and availability. There must be a conversation with an education professional about why tutoring is being sought and what concerns the parents have.

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Organisation difficulties

Organisation difficulties

Organisation is the key to success for students managing their increasingly busy school days. Understanding some effective organisational strategies can reduce daily stress experienced by many students. 

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Our new Website is Live!

website on laptop screen

Welcome to our new website! This website also launches our Online Tutoring Platform! This is a very exciting development, enabling many more students across Australia to receive exceptional tutoring from The Tutoring Company. 

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