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A complete guide to becoming a Home Tutor
Advice for Tutors

How to Become a Tutor

Private one-to-one tuition is considered the most effective and productive method of learning at all levels of academic and creative development. It helps students build skills, confidence and enthusiasm for learning - the recipe for academic success. The personal tutor industry has become a booming business, with academic hopefuls and/or their parents spending billions of […]

5 November 2020 ∙ 16 minutes to read

How do you become a private webcam tutor?
Advice for Tutors

Follow these Useful Steps to Get Started as an Online Tutor

While private webcam tutorials have existed for a number of years now, some tutors still aren’t sure how to get started with teaching what they know to students! We’re here to help you get started with tutoring! More often than not, online tutors will find themselves teaching school pupils, either studying for a GCSE or […]

3 August 2020 ∙ 8 minutes to read

What are the advantages of learning online?
Online Tutoring

The Benefits of Online Tutoring

When it comes to helping struggling students, online tutors can work wonders. While necessary for some, and just a boost for others, it’s never been easier to find private tutors. Private tutors are a great way to help struggling students, give gifted students an edge, and help any student get ready for exams or learn a […]

2 April 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

What are the benefits of teaching webcam tutorials?
Advice for Tutors

8 Reasons to Become an Online Tutor

What's Academic support over webcam? Teaching via webcam combines traditional aspects of teaching (exercises, lessons, revision, etc.) and being able to work from home. Thanks to digital technologies, you can reach students from all over the world as well as learn about new technologies. According to a 2015 Opinion Way survey, 6% of parents declared […]

20 March 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How do you prepare webcam tutorials?
Advice for Tutors

How to Organise Online Tuition via Webcam

Unlike what you might first think, tutoring students remotely isn’t that different to teaching them one to one! While there are plenty of advantages to this type of class (saving money on transportation, flexible hours, etc.), you still have to help your student to progress through regular academic support. Whether you’re helping them with an […]

20 March 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Ten Tips for Writing the Perfect Academic Essay

Some academics and students relish writing papers. Presenting their theses in written form gives them the chance to organise their ideas, arrange them into a logical flow and hone their language such that the narrative is crisp, engaging and easy to follow. Others are flat terrified of committing their ideas to paper. It's not that […]

9 January 2021 ∙ 12 minutes to read

Tips to Improve your Grammar

If you want to improve your coursework or essay writing skills, then a good place to start is with your understanding of grammar. While grammar has a reputation for being notoriously boring and riddled with hard to remember rules, (a little bit like Harvard referencing) a sound grasp of the basics can be the difference […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

the best Unis in the UK

Further Education Centres to Acquire Computer Programming Skills

“Sometimes it pays to stay in bed on Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday’s code.” -Dan Salomon Computer programmers are not just people who process code, they are artists and digital creators. While that may seem like a bit of an over-exaggeration, computer programming is not as easy as one […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

taking coding courses online

Learning the Basics of Computer Programming and Coding Over the Internet

"The internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow." -Bill Gates We can't beat around the bush anymore, we are obsessed with the internet and need it to survive our mundane lives. You might have just read the previous section and been like, 'I am so NOT obsessed,' but now answer […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

How can you create your first animation?

Getting Started with Animation

“First, think. Second, dream. Third, believe. And finally, dare.” - Walt Disney Do you dream of joining Disney or Pixar? Are you a huge fan of animation? Why not make an animation? The animation industry in the UK is doing rather well and whether it’s in films or games, animators are having a good time […]

22 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

How do you get started with animation?

Animating for the First Time

Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever.” - Walt Disney Mickey Mouse is probably one of the most famous characters ever created. Disney’s mascot is recognisable all over the world. Similarly, characters like Simba, Ariel, and Elsa are also very popular. These characters define our childhoods and have inspired many to take […]

22 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

What do you need to make animations?

The Tools for Animating

“To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all cherish a magnificent obsession.” - Walt Disney Arguably, animation has never been more popular. From the first Disney films to now, animation has come a long way! The number of animated films and animation studios seems to increase every year. Animation is everywhere from TV […]

22 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the best animation programs?

Programs for Creating Animations

“Here is the world of imagination, hopes, and dreams. In this timeless land of enchantment, the age of chivalry, magic and make-believe are reborn - and fairy tales come true.” - Walt Disney Since 1934’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released, Disney has continued to grow and produce animated films that have inspired […]

22 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

What RSE Curriculum Involves

Where the more personal aspects of the human experience are concerned - sex, love and what constitutes a family, it was once expected of parents to teach their children.  However, as time goes on, subjects like sex education and others are finding their way into school curricula. RSE is  the latest such course introduced nationwide. […]

18 January 2021 ∙ 9 minutes to read

Students can't show how much they know on multiple choice tests

Top Tips for Taking a Multiple Choice Exam

For some reasons, students feel equal parts of relief and elation when told that their exam will be, at least in part, multiple choice. None of those maddening essay questions, wherein your penmanship and syntax use could bring your grade down; just a straightforward "Is the answer this, that or the other?"... Yippee!   At a […]

16 January 2021 ∙ 9 minutes to read

What are GCSEs like now?

10 Educational Activities You Can Do With the Kids During School Holidays

Overwhelmingly, parents and caregivers spare no effort and no amount of energy in raising their children for the first few years of their babies' lives. Of course, most spare no effort or energy beyond their kids' toddler years too. But then, something strange happens: we sometimes assume that it’s only schools and teachers that can […]

16 January 2021 ∙ 8 minutes to read

Children Learning, Homeschool Style

When most of us think about learning we think about the approach we’re most familiar with: in school. The word 'learning' conjures up images of students at their desks, in a classroom, receiving lessons from a teacher. Another common idea of learning entails higher-level studying. In these visions, students are combing through online resources or […]

13 January 2021 ∙ 9 minutes to read

Why should you join a gym?

Why You Should Go to the Gym

For some, gyms are all about getting in shape or losing weight. For others, they’re a place where you build muscle and get stronger. Whatever your reason for going to the gym, it’s a great idea. Whether you’re doing, weights, cardio, or training for a particular sport, the gym is a great place to do […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

What equipment does a gym have?

The Quick Guide to Gym Equipment

When it comes to gyms, there are a lot of different machines and equipment available to help you build muscle, burn calories, and improve your fitness. No matter your specific goals, the main objective is always to improve your health and fitness and gyms are often the best place to do this. Why? Because of […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the best gyms in the UK?

The Top Gyms in the UK

Gyms are without a doubt some of the best places to exercise, get in shape, or train. After all, they are buildings dedicated to health and fitness. Most gyms will have areas to do cardio, weights, and rooms for classes. Everyone from beginners to professional athletes can regularly train and exercise in gyms. In this […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How much do gym memberships cost?

The Cost of Gyms in the UK

Whether you’re building muscle or working on your cardio, there are plenty of reasons to get a gym membership. There are plenty of different gyms and leisure centres across the UK, each with its pros and cons. It’s not easy choosing the right gym with so many to consider. There’s the equipment, the services, and […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Can you study Arabic in school?

Studying Arabic at School

“He who knows no foreign languages knows nothing of his own.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe There are over 150,000 Arabic speakers in the UK. Around the world, there are 420 million Arabic speakers. Of these speakers, there's a huge amount of variation between one variant of Arabic and the next, meaning that a speaker […]

1 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

What can you do with a degree in Arabic?

Careers in Arabic

“Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.” - Flora Lewis Arabic is the world’s fifth-biggest language! That said, very few of us learn it at school. However, for those who do, Arabic is a great language for their career as there […]

1 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Can you study Arabic at A Level?

Getting an A Level in Arabic

“Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.” - Flora Lewis Arabic isn’t one of the most popular languages at A Level. It’s behind French, German, and Spanish, languages that are regularly the most popular taught in schools and taken at A […]

1 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Can you study Arabic at university?

Getting a Degree in Arabic

“You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.” - Geoffrey Willans Arabic is a rich and intriguing language. It’s the official language of 25 different countries but with around 30 different dialects, it can be hard to differentiate between where one dialect ends and another begins. With over 400 million Arabic […]

1 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the best songs to dance to?

Songs to Dance To

Have you had quite enough of sad songs? Why not turn to music that makes you want to get up and dance? Dancing is a great way to put you in a good mood. There are plenty of styles of dance like hip-hop, rock, salsa, waltz, tango, cha-cha, and Zumba for different styles of music like […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Which are the most romantic songs of all time?

The Most Romantic Songs Ever

Love is a recurring theme in music and has given us some of the most beautiful songs of all time. Love songs, regardless of the language they’re in, can make us feel a whole gamut of emotions. There are beautiful lyrics that remind us of the beauty of love, the tragic of heartbreak, or wistful nostalgia […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the happiest songs?

Feel-good Music

Sometimes life can get us down: stress, lack of sleep, daily problems, etc. can all make us unhappy. Fortunately, there are ways to make ourselves feel better and sometimes it's something as simple as listening to a song that we like or heading out for a walk or a dance. To start your day with a […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the best songs to give me confidence?

Songs to Give You Confidence

A lack of self-confidence can be troublesome. Believing in yourself is a way to love yourself, overcome shyness, be brave enough to step out your comfort zone, and rid yourself of negative thoughts. However, it’s not easy. Fear of failure or of how other people perceive us can harm our self-confidence. Fortunately, songs can be […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

accountants working

Accounting and Finance Resources

"Only accountants can save the world through peace, goodwill & reconciliations." -Unknown As a person who truly has a hard time with maths and tracking my expenses for end of year taxes, I deeply respect accountants for the hard work they do on a regular basis. Although, in my opinion, those who work in accounting, […]

10 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

the Uni lawn

What are the Best Universities in the UK to Study Accounting and Finance?

"If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you." -Zig Ziglar The ability humans have to constantly learn new things is something special that makes us unique from other species. We must embrace the fact that we will always have things […]

10 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

finance and accounts

Where Can I Find a Finance Tutor?

"Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher." -Japanese Proverb  Individuals who have carefully studied to become experts in their craft are worthy of admiration. A good education goes a long way and makes us better people in the workplace, family, and the community. Also, it is no […]

10 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

taxes and receipts

What Can I Do With an Accounting and Finance Degree?

"The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more." -Jonas Salk Loving what you do as a career is so important since it means that you never have to "work" a day in your life. And, thankfully there are so many distinct careers to fit the personality types of all persons. Therefore, […]

10 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Climbing mountains and cleaning them are both good gap year activities

Our Guide to Taking a Gap Year

Sometimes, you just need to get away from it all. Chuck everything and do what you want to do, if only for a little while. Have you ever felt that way? Do you feel like that now? After the year we’ve just endured and the way this new one looks, it would come as no […]

20 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Spend your gap year kayaking down the world's waterways

What Is a Gap Year?

After this pandemic passes, it will be hard to say that we’ve had enough of formal lessons, of sitting in classrooms day after day while, outside, the world moves on. If nothing else, this year has been practically the opposite. Of course, we could say that we’ve had enough of online lessons and staying at […]

20 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

What are GCSEs like now?

Exam time: how to stay calm and do your best

Exams cause peak stress events in students' lives, no matter if s/he is at the top of the class or struggling in a few subjects. It's not that student life isn't stressful in and of itself. Besides the general anxiety that comes from competing in society - even one as self-contained as school, peer pressure […]

9 December 2020 ∙ 9 minutes to read

classes with tutors

How to Become an Online Tutor: Mastering the Basics

"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today." -Malcolm X Do you have a passion for learning and an intense yearning to impart your knowledge with those around you? If so, a career in the field of education is destined for you. Educators are the backbone […]

8 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read