From tips and news, to learning resources and profiles of London's best tutors, this blog is your one-stop shop for all things tutoring.

Mark Maclaine

October 07, 2013

October 07, 2013

Often when I’m called upon to explain the role of a tutor, I say that our main goal is to unlock whatever is standing in the way of a student achieving. In that respect, I see the job of a tutor as a combination of teacher, coach and a mentor.

After discussing this idea with a set of successful tutors, teachers, life coaches and psychologists, these seem to be fairly good descriptions of each...

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Sebastian Kotur

October 03, 2013

October 03, 2013

This morning, we were up early to see The Independent’s feature on Tutorfair’s “child for a child” scheme:

Richard Garner reports on a revolutionary scheme in which pupils from families who can’t afford extra tuition get it paid for by those who can

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Sebastian Kotur

September 26, 2013

September 26, 2013

Tutorfair and Flooved are both passionate about helping students get the best results in education that they can. Flooved provides free textbooks and Tutorfair gives free tutoring to children who can’t afford it. If only we could find someone to provide a free lunch ….

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Hannah Schofield-Newton

September 23, 2013

September 23, 2013

So you may now have arrived at university and although you have conquered the first battle of packing and actually getting there, there seems to be more battles ahead. How do you settle into university?

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Hannah Schofield-Newton

September 20, 2013

September 20, 2013

Mum. Mum! We’re on TV! Yahoo News presents Tutorfair as the company intent on helping those in need of education at a time when private tuition is booming.

As Yahoo News explains, private tuition is booming as competition in the classroom is fiercer than ever...

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Hannah Schofield-Newton

September 16, 2013

September 16, 2013

So the results are in, your place is confirmed on UCAS and everything seems perfect! All that hard work has paid off and you’re about to experience what you’ve been told ‘are the best years of your life!’ The mission of going to university…

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Hannah Schofield-Newton

September 06, 2013

September 06, 2013

For those parents who would like their children to sit 11 Plus exams for secondary school entrance, it is often hard to know what to use for exam preparation, so here are some links to useful resources in various 11 Plus practice materials for Maths, English, Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning.

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Catherine Burrows

September 06, 2013

September 06, 2013

Sutton Trust's latest study shows private tuition is booming but this risks increasing the learning gap for less advantaged children. This is why we set up Tutorfair. Our one-for-one promise allows tutoring to benefit everyone.

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