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Have your eyes every caught an ad saying- Online tutor required? If you are looking for a way to increase your current income, or even looking for a new career, that online tutor ad will be the right answer for you. You will surprise to know that such jobs demand tutors at a large scale for every subject, and […]

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The term ‘reading for a degree’ has been around for a long time, yet reading is a skill that relatively few students have developed as systematically as they can. The following suggestions may help students take more control of their reading styles: Remind students how easy it is to read passively: In other words, just […]

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The more students know about the processes by which they learn best, the more they can harness those processes to their advantage. It is useful to build in some study-skills discussion right at the beginning of your programme, alongside the first bits of learning. Students will then see that you’re interested in helping them find […]

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Before the start of a programme of module, there may be a vacation or other slack time when students could, if they wished, do much to pave their way towards success. To be able to do so, they need to know what might be useful things for them to do to prepare for your programme. […]

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Normal fears and anxieties

The good news is that most tutors overcome their initial fears and anxieties about tutoring. Knowing what to expect, and knowing that most of your fellow tutors have felt the same concerns, may alleviate your anxieties. Tutoring is not easy; it will constantly confront you with your own weaknesses and failings. This can be difficult […]

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Fear and anxiety are natural emotions we often feel in our daily encounters and interactions with others. New situations such as tutoring, where people start out as strangers, frequently heighten these feelings. Tutoring is not just any new situation, however; the great challenges, expectations, and social complications it brings compound normal fears and anxieties. When […]

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The art of tutoring

The art of tutoring, like any other art, is learned in the doing. To be really good at it requires, some special personality traits, skills, and sensitivity, The one-to-one relationship brings you into direct, personal contact with the pupil. There is always some tension, some anxiety in a relationship of that proximity. The way you […]

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