“So how do I get a stable internet connection on the yacht?” says the student, “leave it to me, I know just what to do” says the super tutor.
As the private tutoring industry has grown over the past generation, so too have the tales of those lucky individuals that have profited most from this rise. From stories of famous tutors in South Korea and Japan earning one million dollars a year to tutors in London earning £1,500 an hour to prepare students for entry to the most competitive private schools, the tutoring industry, like any other, has its top earners.
For qualified teachers thinking about leaving the classroom, career options can feel limited. But, leaving the classroom doesn't mean you have to quit teaching altogether. In this blog, we set out the pros and cons of becoming a full-time, professional tutor. We believe this can offer a rewarding, flexible and lucrative option that allows qualified teachers to use their hard-earned skills and knowledge.
The Common Entrance exam has been used since 1904 to select pupils for entry to private schools. The i Newspaper took a look at sample questions written by Owl Tutors to see just how hard the exams can be.
Lawrence October, 2019
This post is a follow up to my previous tongue-in-cheek guide on how to get 45 points on the IB. If you're a student reading this hoping for a magic short-cut to getting a 45, I'll ruin the ending now - there isn't one. Put your phone / laptop down and do some work.
This is a guest post by Andy Hix of zenatwork.co.uk.
Stress affects your wellbeing, and your ability to study and perform well in the exam itself. The ability to calm yourself down when you’re feeling stressed is therefore a crucial part of doing well, but a skill few young people are taught.
Lawrence November, 2018
Are you a retired teacher looking for some flexible part-time work? Or perhaps you are planning your retirement from teaching but are not yet ready to throw the towel in completely. This blog explains why private tutoring may be the perfect job for you.
Are you thinking about leaving your job as a classroom teacher? Want to know what other rewarding jobs exist in education besides class teaching? This blog lists five areas that you may want to explore when considering what to do next.
Lawrence January, 2018
We all know that you should not judge a book by it's cover, but, inevitably, people do. The way that you present yourself to prospective tutoring clients is important, and will likely affect whether you are selected. That's why it's vital to make sure that you present yourself professionally.
Lawrence January, 2018
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