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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

How do you become a webcam tutor?
Advice for Tutors

How to Tutor Online via Webcam

Since a lot of parents struggle to find a tutor in their local area, many are finding webcam tutors. Did you know that you can offer webcam tutorials on Superprof? All you have to do is say on your profile that you offer webcam tutorials and students from around the country will see it. Without […]

20 March 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the best universities for maths degrees in the UK?

The Best Universities in the UK for Maths Degrees

“The difference between the poet and the mathematician is that the poet tries to get his head into the heavens while the mathematician tries to get the heavens into his head.” - G.K. Chesterton While what be right for one student won’t be right for another, some universities regularly excel in terms of the teaching […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

How do you get ready for a maths degree?

Preparing to Study a Maths Degree

“But in my opinion, all things in nature occur mathematically.” - Rene Decartes Are you good at maths and looking to study it at university? Maths graduates are very employable since so few people study it at university and there’s both a lack of maths teachers and a lack of skilled mathematicians in the workforce. […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How do you get onto a maths degree?

The Subjects You Need to Study to Get Onto a Maths Degree

““Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty.” - Deepak Chopra Do you love maths so much that you’d like to study it at university? Are you looking to do a maths degree after your A Levels? While relatively few students study maths degrees in the UK, most […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How do you study maths at university?

Studying Maths at Uni

“‘Obvious’ is the most dangerous word in mathematics.” - Eric Temple Bell Do you love maths so much that you want to study it at university? Would you like to get a degree in it? Maths is one of those subjects where there’s a good number of jobs available for graduates. Mathematical sciences are one […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Contemporary photography encompasses all types of photography in the modern day

Contemporary Photography: Photography Artists and Art Movements

From food photography to digital cameras, from abstract photography to editing with Photoshop, many contemporary artists have been using photography as a means of expression over the past few decades. It was at the beginning of the 1980’s that photographers started moving away from the humanist photography style of Robert Doisneau to add a personal […]

7 October 2020 ∙ 9 minutes to read

How do you draw men?

Getting Started with Still Life Portraiture: How to Draw Men and Women

"Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.” - Salvador Dali This is not to mean, however, that only drawings that look identical to the real thing are classed as good. For, if so, how did Monet become such a master of his own […]

22 September 2020 ∙ 10 minutes to read

how much does a drawing class cost?

What is the Price of Drawing Lessons both in Class and Online?

Are your artistic talents limited to drawing stick people or doodles in the back of your note book while you are talking on the phone? Would you love some days to unleash your creativity and learn how to draw detailed images that you'll be proud of? Maybe it’s time to take some drawing lessons. If […]

26 August 2020 ∙ 9 minutes to read

Analysing poetry is open to interpretation.

How To Analyse A Poem

It is all very well knowing a lot about famous poets and the canonical forms of poetry (like poems by Keats or sonnets by Shakespeare) from different literary movements, but do you know how to look at and analyze poetry in your exam therefore gaining those top marks for your literature criticism? If you have […]

25 August 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

You can check online for your exam timetable

Check these Top Tips for Students Starting Sixth Form College in the UK

So, you’ve finished your GCSE’s, what next? What is Sixth Form like? What are the tips to success? In this post, we'll attempt to answer all your questions as well as give you some life-changing tips to make Sixth Form as great and as beneficial as it can be! The moment I marched out of […]

7 October 2020 ∙ 8 minutes to read

Students learn well from online tutors

Is University right for me: Weigh up the advantages and disadvantages

So you will be leaving Sixth Form soon and have to decide whether to take up a place at University or join the world of work. For a lucky few, your chosen career path is clear: you wish to be a doctor and you need to go to Uni, plain and simple. For others – […]

25 September 2020 ∙ 10 minutes to read

Are your kids ready to head back into the classrom?

Back to School 2020

By any measure, the second decade of the 21st Century has been full of trials: extreme weather events and political upheaval, a slow economic recovery after a debilitating downturn and social media-driven protest movements. However, only nine months into 2020, we’ve lived with a deadly pandemic and murder wasps, heatwaves and hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis; […]

25 September 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Keep your hand in your academic studies while on break

How to Get Your Kids Ready to Go Back to School

In some parts of the world, the 2020/21 school year has already begun while in others, students eye their new school supplies longingly and want, perhaps more than anything, to wear their new school clothes, a visible symbol that life is back to normal. Unless their school mandates uniforms and, even then, a substantial number […]

25 September 2020 ∙ 7 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

Who are the most famous Irish people?

The Most Famous Irish People

“Music can change the world because it can change people.” - Bono Ireland is famous for its traditional music, but not just that! Its countryside also draws in plenty of tourists. There are also several large immigrant groups of over 10,000 including groups from Poland, the UK, Lithuania, Romania, Latvia, Brazil, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the most beautiful places in Ireland?

The Best Places in Ireland

“The eye of a friend is a good mirror.” - Irish Proverb Each year, millions of tourists travel to Ireland. The island is full of beautiful towns, colourful ports, and gorgeous green spaces. Lovers of everything from music to sport will find something great about Ireland. What a great destination for a family holiday! So […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

What is the history of Ireland?

The History of Ireland at a Glance

“The Irish are not in a conspiracy to cheat the world by false representations of the merits of their countrymen. No, Sir; the Irish are a fair people; -- they never speak well of one another.” - Samuel Johnson Ireland is a beautiful country but its history with its stories of Celts and Vikings is […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

What is Northern Ireland?

Why Ireland is Split in Two

“Rain is also very difficult to film, particularly in Ireland because it's quite fine, so fine that the Irish don't even acknowledge that it exists.” - Alan Parker In 2019, Ireland was voted the Best European Destination for Groups by the Group Travel Awards. Ireland draws in plenty of tourists with its beautiful countryside, but […]

30 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

What are the advantages of diaphragmatic breathing?

Reasons to Sing with Your Stomach

“The only thing better than singing is more singing.” - Ella Fitzgerald Those passionate about singing seem to enjoy all the benefits of it. According to a study by the Department of Music Goethe University Frankfurt, singing can improve your immune system and help fight illness. Singing is also good for your mood and self-confidence. […]

23 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How do singers manage their breathing?

Breathing Exercises for Singers

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” - Ludwig van Beethoven Singing is good for your mental and physical health. It’s been proven that singing produces oxytocin, a hormone that makes us happy. So what are you waiting for? The breathing exercises singers have to do can also help them to relax […]

23 October 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

How do you learn to breathe with your diaphragm?

How to Control Your Breathing when You Sing

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” - Plato Singing is a lot of fun and great for your self-esteem. Finding your voice allows you to express yourself but if you want to sing […]

23 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

What is diaphragmatic breathing?

How to Improve Your Singing with Diaphragmatic Breathing

“There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva.” - Josh Groban There are many benefits to singing. In addition to being a great way to express your emotions and improve your mood, it’s also a bit of a workout. There are a few muscles you have to use […]

23 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

No need for binoculars to find clients for your coaching business!

How to Attract Clients to your Coaching Business and Improve People’s Lives

Congratulations! You’ve made it through coach training, become a member of the International Coach Federation. Do you think you are ready to help others turn their lives around now? That’s the rub, really. You could argue that there is a space for a coach in almost every aspect of one's life. Professional coaching Everyone can […]

16 September 2020 ∙ 8 minutes to read

What is the average salary for a private tutor?

What Salary Can You Expect As An Accountant?

As a base note, we will start by mentioning that the average UK salary is £27.271 a year (£39,476 in London). How does an accountants' salary measure up? Well, it's hard to say since the term accountant is so vague and could include so many different job titles. According to available data, accountants in the […]

14 July 2020 ∙ 13 minutes to read

acquiring the basics of maths

What is A Level Critical Thinking useful for?

Critical Thinking is offered as an A Level option at many sixth forms and colleges and is usually taken as an extra A Level, alongside three other subjects. This skills-based course allows you to focus on developing your ability to analyse, hypothesise and construct your own arguments. It’s not an A Level that simply tells […]

8 June 2020 ∙ 2 minutes to read

children working together

Why is Behaviour Management Important?

When budding teachers apply and train for their work, they don’t always expect that behaviour management is the thing that they will spend most of their time doing. They feel like they are going into their profession to help kids learn, and to share their passion for their subject with the world. It’s either this […]

29 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Find a new career as an ex-teacher

Retraining for Jobs after Teaching

There is no one way to tackle a career change: there are many different ways to prepare yourself for a new profession outside teaching, and you have to take the time to really research the role and plan for how you can attain it. When searching for alternative jobs for teachers, one of the main […]

17 October 2020 ∙ 19 minutes to read

Can tutors still teach during the coronavirus pandemic?

Providing Tutorials During the Pandemic

“We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” - Albert Einstein Without getting into the coronavirus pandemic too much, a lot of private tutors may have noticed its effects one way or another. Have you lost students? Have you found it more difficult to establish yourself […]

16 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Should you teach online tutorials or face-to-face tutorials?

The Differences Between Tutoring Online and Face-to-face

“Winners find solutions, losers make excuses.” Since the kids are back at school, a lot of them might start noticing that they’ve fallen behind when they were learning at home. After all, they missed a lot of lessons during the lockdown and the school closures. Similarly, their parents might be back at work and no […]

16 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How can you keep teaching tutorials during the coronavirus?

Teaching Private Tutorials During the Pandemic

“Life is like carrying a message from the child you were to the old man you’ll become, without losing it along the way.” - Yann Arthus-Bertrand The number of COVID-19 infections seems to be going up across the UK, the measures in place seem to be changing a lot, and the jury’s still out on […]

16 October 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read