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The government is proposing a new curriculum for sex education across all schools. Whereas it was only compulsory for Secondary schools, Justine Greening, the education secretary, wants this to extend to Primaries as well, and include privately run, academies and non-religious schools too. Read a report here. Age appropriate classes will be given to children... Read more »


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It can be a heavy time of year for those teenagers involved with exams. Teens tend to get a lot of bad press. They’re notoriously accused of being difficult, resistant, moody, and in particular lazy – often with regard to their study and sleeping habits! But I wonder how many parents and teachers understand that... Read more »

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  We wrote recently about a fraudster called Joan Koneh who was targeting tutors. We always publish fraudster details, as Google sees to it that if these people try and contact tutors again, their messages will be shown in search results – along with the fact that they are scammers. We have received the following... Read more »


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I have just read an insightful article on people’s attitudes to tutoring by Tom Maher of the Tutors Association. It focuses on people’s perceptions of the value of tutoring, and how we interpret words such as private and personal. It also examines negative attitudes to tutoring. Tom highlights three areas which deserve proper discussion, and... Read more »

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