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©2019 Blue Tutorsen-UKFri, 23 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTFri, 23 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTIs it Wrong for Oxbridge Grads to Have All the Top Jobs?https://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2019/aug/bluetutors-articles/is-it-wrong-for-oxbridge-grads-to-have-all-the-top-jobshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2019/aug/bluetutors-articles/is-it-wrong-for-oxbridge-grads-to-have-all-the-top-jobsBlue Tutors articleFri, 23 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTIf we agree that graduates of Oxford and Cambridge University are our most gifted academically, should we be happy that so many jobs are filled by them?Top A Level Grades at Lowest Level for 10 Yearshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2019/aug/tuition-news/top-a-level-grades-at-lowest-level-for-10-yearshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2019/aug/tuition-news/top-a-level-grades-at-lowest-level-for-10-yearsTuition NewsWed, 21 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTStudents receiving an A or A* in their A Levels has fallen and there have been shifts in the popularity of many subjects.Frequent Assessment or One Big Final Exam?https://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2019/aug/bluetutors-articles/frequent-assessment-or-one-big-final-examhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2019/aug/bluetutors-articles/frequent-assessment-or-one-big-final-examBlue Tutors articleFri, 16 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTWe are rethinking whether it's better to have frequent exams or one big exam at the end of a school year. From a tutor's point of view the former way may not allow for deep understanding.Worry as Funding for Adult Learning Continues to Fallhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2019/aug/tuition-news/worry-as-funding-for-adult-learning-continues-to-fallhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2019/aug/tuition-news/worry-as-funding-for-adult-learning-continues-to-fallTuition NewsWed, 14 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTFewer adults are involved in further education and retraining than previously, and the labour party has called for an increase in funding to improve basic skills.Tutors Marking Outside of Lessonshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2019/aug/bluetutors-articles/tutors-marking-outside-of-lessonshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2019/aug/bluetutors-articles/tutors-marking-outside-of-lessonsBlue Tutors articleFri, 9 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTWhat should be a tutor's approach to marking students' work outside of lessons?Boris Johnson Faces Education Challenges as he Takes Overhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2019/aug/tuition-news/boris-johnson-faces-education-challenges-as-he-takes-overhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2019/aug/tuition-news/boris-johnson-faces-education-challenges-as-he-takes-overTuition NewsWed, 7 Aug 2019 01:00:00 GMTThe new Prime Minister promised changes to the education budget before taking office. What challenges does he now face?Do Students Identify Between Understanding and Exam Technique?https://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2019/aug/bluetutors-articles/do-students-identify-between-understanding-and-exam-techniquehttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2019/aug/bluetutors-articles/do-students-identify-between-understanding-and-exam-techniqueBlue Tutors articleFri, 2 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTTutors sometimes have to choose between teaching understanding and just giving the student the tools to answer exam questions, but do students identify the difference?New Training and Qualifications to Boost Teacher Career Progressionhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2019/jul/tuition-news/new-training-and-qualifications-to-boost-teacher-career-progressionhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2019/jul/tuition-news/new-training-and-qualifications-to-boost-teacher-career-progressionTuition NewsWed, 31 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMTThe government will offer teachers the opportunity to further their careers within the classroom, rather than taking on leadership roles.Combining Face to Face and Online Tuitionhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2019/jul/bluetutors-articles/combining-face-to-face-and-online-tuitionhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2019/jul/bluetutors-articles/combining-face-to-face-and-online-tuitionBlue Tutors articleFri, 26 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMTIn situations where your perfect tutor can't travel to you every week, the best way forward might be to consider a few online lessons in between the face to face lessons.