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.

Sebastian Kotur

November 27, 2013

November 27, 2013

Many thanks to Teach First, The Sutton Trust, and the BBC for helping us share our “child for a child” vision of tutoring.

Alex Bushill: “As more parents turn to private tutors to help children pass exams, there are concerns that those who can’t afford it will fall behind. 40% of pupils in the capital have private lessons, that’s more than anywhere else in the country. It’s hoped a new scheme could make the service more accessible: for every parent who pays for a tutor, another child who can’t afford it is tutored for free”

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Sebastian Kotur

October 31, 2013

October 31, 2013

On the back of our interview with the wonderful Dr Stephie we’ve connected up with some experts on Educational Psychology who have kindly given us a number of opinions and materials.

These are resources we’d like to share with you, so if you would like to read more about how an educational psychologist can help your child, please read more..

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Sebastian Kotur

October 31, 2013

October 31, 2013

At Tutorfair, we aim to give people a really valuable experience in tutoring.

We were introduced to Stephanie, an educational psychologist, and felt what she does would definitely be of interest to our readers.

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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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