Tuition Articles - Blue TutorsThese are articles published in the last 30 days on our website. They include Tuition News, Blogs by Blue Tutors, Articles written by Blue Tutors staff and articles written by our tutors.https://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articlesinfo@bluetutors.co.uk©2018 Blue Tutorsen-UKFri, 20 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMTFri, 20 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMTDifferences when Tutoring Primary School Studentshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/apr/bluetutors-articles/differences-when-tutoring-primary-school-studentshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/apr/bluetutors-articles/differences-when-tutoring-primary-school-studentsBlue Tutors articleFri, 20 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMTThere are differences between tutoring an 18 year old and a 6 year old, but the principles of good tuition remain the same, and tutors should not be scared of tutoring younger students.Retired Engineer Finds New Calling Tutoring Mathshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/apr/tuition-news/retired-engineer-finds-new-calling-tutoring-mathshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/apr/tuition-news/retired-engineer-finds-new-calling-tutoring-mathsTuition NewsWed, 18 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMTA retired engineer fell in love with tutoring after helping a friend's son with physics and maths in 2009, and has now tutored more than 70 students.Why a Tutor can Help with Harder Materialhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/apr/bluetutors-articles/why-a-tutor-can-help-with-harder-materialhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/apr/bluetutors-articles/why-a-tutor-can-help-with-harder-materialBlue Tutors articleFri, 13 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMTA tutor can teach properly and have a slow but long-lasting impact because they develop a real understanding in their students, rather than a short-term fix.Increase in Undergraduates Turning to a Private Tutorhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/apr/tuition-news/increase-in-undergraduates-turning-to-a-private-tutorhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/apr/tuition-news/increase-in-undergraduates-turning-to-a-private-tutorTuition NewsWed, 11 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMT20% of undergraduates now find a tutor to help them through their course, with increased competition and a step up in difficulty being the main reasons.Private Tuition and More Successful Studentshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/apr/bluetutors-articles/private-tuition-and-more-successful-studentshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/apr/bluetutors-articles/private-tuition-and-more-successful-studentsBlue Tutors articleFri, 6 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMTIs there more behind the contention that private tuition creates an unfair playing field where wealthier families have better access to good schools and universities?Privately Tutored Students 5 Times More Likely to Attend Grammar Schoolhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/apr/tuition-news/privately-tutored-students-5-times-more-likely-to-attend-grammar-schoolhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/apr/tuition-news/privately-tutored-students-5-times-more-likely-to-attend-grammar-schoolTuition NewsWed, 4 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMTA study has shown that private tuition dramatically increases a student's chances of winning a grammar school place, and experts are calling for a tax on tutoring.The Misconception of Pushy Parentshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/mar/bluetutors-articles/the-misconception-of-pushy-parentshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/mar/bluetutors-articles/the-misconception-of-pushy-parentsBlue Tutors articleFri, 30 Mar 2018 09:00:00 GMTIt's not true that a private tutor is requested by pushy parents who put too much pressure on students. Many students ask for a tutor, and even if they don't, the tutor student relationship almost always works really well.Private Tuition Prevents Social Mobilityhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/mar/tuition-news/private-tuition-prevents-social-mobilityhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/mar/tuition-news/private-tuition-prevents-social-mobilityTuition NewsWed, 28 Mar 2018 09:00:00 GMTCan we improve social mobility by providing low cost online facilities and online tuition for students who cannot afford to employ a regular tutor to visit their home?What’s the Point of Our Interviews?https://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/mar/bluetutors-articles/what-s-the-point-of-our-interviewshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/mar/bluetutors-articles/what-s-the-point-of-our-interviewsBlue Tutors articleFri, 23 Mar 2018 09:00:00 GMTThe interview to start tutoring for Blue Tutors is deliberately short, but there are good reasons. The interview checks that a tutor has all the potential to be an excellent tutor even if they have never tutored before.