Online tutoring is experiencing rapid market growth. Why?

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Online tutoring is something that we are becoming more familiar with in the education world. It’s been around for a number of years, but only really taken off with the growth of broadband internet and improvements in communication technology. What started off as just a good idea, has been transformed into a multi-billion-pound industry, with many thousands... Read more »

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Tips for tutors: best practice online tutoring techniques

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Tutoring can be challenging, particularly for those without extensive teaching experience. Online tutoring poses it’s own problems, when you are separated by distance from the student. But there are tutoring techniques that are proven to work, and have been been recommended by academics who have studied best practice in online tutoring. We think that this research is... Read more »

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Benefits of online tutoring: what the research says

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What makes online tutoring effective? What are its benefits? To date there has been plenty of anecdotal feedback that it works, there is limited academic research completed on the subject, which is why I was interested to see a paper called Best Practices in Online Tutoring by Cherie Mazer.  The American researcher used data provided by a US-based... Read more »

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Tutorhub featured in the Telegraph

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Just a quick post to let you know that Tutorhub was featured in The Telegraph last weekend. In an article entitled ‘Online learning: tutors at your fingertips‘, Katie Hughes took a look at tutoring, the Tutors Association and the increasing numbers of students turning to online tutoring. The article focused on the businesses and agencies operating... Read more »

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Tips for tutors: structuring your lessons

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Getting the most out of a tutoring lesson means going in with a plan.  The purpose of this blog post is to provide tutors with tips on how to structure their lessons. We recommend that you start by: Greeting your student: Saying hello and establish eye contact, be friendly and try to establish a common bond... Read more »

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