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 »
Full name: Jon Ellis
Hello! I am one of the Founders of Tutorhub, so I hope that you have found this blog interesting, and who knows you may even be curious enough to take a look at our online tutoring website tutorhub.com. I will start with some information about me. I am interested in education and parenting issues, and blog about them regularly. I live in rural North Somerset, and when not working I like to spend time with my family and walking the dog. My interests include all forms of sport, particularly rugby union. I hope that you find what I have to say useful. Us bloggers love it when our readers tell us what they think of our articles, so please feel free to say what you think, and we'll do our best to publish your thoughts. Bye for now.
From time to time fraudsters use tutoring websites as a way of contacting tutors. We always publish these, as the magic of 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 spammers. We have received... Read more »
If you enjoy History, Geography and Religious Education but your timetable won’t allow you to study them all at GSCE, you may like to consider GCSE Humanities as an option which combines key elements of all three subjects. If your school offers it, it could be a good option for you. What will I study... Read more »
Now that you’ve passed your GCSEs, you may be interested in the new media-based subjects being offered to you. When the time came to choose my A Levels, I knew very little about what Film, Television and Media Studies would actually be like. My Secondary school hadn’t provided a great deal of information about what... Read more »
Fewer than 3,500 pupils sat Further Mathematics GCSE in 2013. The qualification is aimed, as one of the exam boards puts it, at ‘students who have high ability in, or are motivated by mathematics’. These talented pupils may be few and far between – but there are surely many more of them than 3,500? Incidentally,... Read more »