A bag of tricks? We have it. The ability to spin various plates simultaneously? We can do it. Keep our balance whilst walking a tightrope? Daily. No, we’re not circus performers, we’re teachers.Read More
In a post-Brexit and Trump world, where borders and walls appear to be rising more than being knocked down, languages are more important than ever. Their necessity and power to create and foster not only social, but economic and business relationships is now at the fore of the many benefits they provide, and I will explore their importance in this post.Read More
With all its benefits, tutoring can be a fickle game. The masters of our own destiny, we not only have to source and maintain our clients and income, but we also have to plan ahead for the waves that the school year can create in our income. So just what is the best way to overcome these ups and downs? I shall attempt to investigate…Read More
Tutoring, in my eyes, has entered a new phase in recent years. Where once it was the side plate to the main dish of regular schooling. With this in mind, I thought it would be interesting to examine just how these two worlds coexist – or clash – within the sphere of education. Are ‘teaching’ and ‘tutoring’ a match made in heaven?Read More
The most common question I’m asked when I tell people that I’m a tutor is ‘But why aren’t you a teacher?’ — a valid question, the answer to which I’m here to explain. Tutoring is often seen as a part-time profession, something you do to bridge gaps between ‘real’, full-time jobs, a lesser teacher — in general, not a career. With that in mind, I’d like to tell you a little story about how I took this hard work and turned it into a company.Read More
Last year I wrote an editorial in South East Business Magazine about the importance of languages for business, and how they can help corporate relationships. Despite the fact that I was already writing in a post-Brexit world, following Trump’s shock election I feel that issue of language learning has gained even more pertinence, and has thus led me to my first website blogpost.