Does tutoring work? And if so, why?

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The Sutton Trust estimate that nearly a quarter (23%) of UK schoolchildren aged 11-16 in England and Wales have received some private or home tuition, with the proportion of students receiving tuition has increasing from 18% in 2005 to 23% in 2011. It is clearly a growth industry, but it would only be natural to... Read more »

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Educationalists – stop stealing dreams

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Remember the story of the Emperor’s new clothes? It’s about two weavers who promise an Emperor a new suit of clothes that are so fine that they are invisible, and anyone who doesn’t see them is a fool. When the Emperor parades before his subjects in his new clothes, a child cries out, “But he isn’t... Read more »

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