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.©2018 Blue Tutorsen-UKWed, 14 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTWed, 14 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTSocial Inequality in Education is Growing NewsWed, 14 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTAn international study of schools in over 60 countries has shown that the gap between the poorest and richest students is growing.The Commitment Tutors Make Tutors articleFri, 9 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTIt's very important to us that our tutors understand the commitment they make when agreeing to tutor someone. Stopping during a course of lessons can have a really negative effect on a student's studies.Universities Failing Part Time Learners NewsWed, 7 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTThere have been calls for universities to offer cheaper, shorter more flexible courses to encourage part time learners to return to further education after a fall of more than 50% in the last 8 years.Tutors Need to Find Motivation for their Students Tutors articleFri, 2 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTA motivated student will always be easier to tutor, and more likely to study by themselves than one who isn't motivated. As tutors, if we can explain how studying can improve someone's life long term, then they're much easier to tutor.The Government to Tackle University Grade Inflation NewsWed, 31 Oct 2018 09:00:00 GMTThe government are introducing a plan to prevent universities from awarding increasingly higher grades after fears that there is a race to the bottom to attract students.The Benefit of Alternative Learning Methods Tutors articleFri, 26 Oct 2018 09:00:00 GMTPrivate tuition is sometimes criticised for not following the structure the student is used to in school, but this overlooks the benefit which can be gained from looking at things in an alternative way. Something which it's much easier for a tutor to do than it is for a school teacher.Ofsted Propose Less Exam-Focussed School Inspections NewsWed, 24 Oct 2018 09:00:00 GMTOfsted want to focus their inspections on schools' hard work rather than simply results. This has been welcomed by teachers' unions, but they have also expressed caution that the new criteria is not introduced too quickly.Is Hiring a Private Tutor Unfair? Tutors articleFri, 19 Oct 2018 09:00:00 GMTTuition can be seen as unfair, but there is an alternative view that it is beneficial overall.Headmaster Warns Against Private Tuition NewsWed, 17 Oct 2018 09:00:00 GMTA headmaster recently asked parents not to employ a private tutor at a welcome assembly. He claims that tutors are not the same standard as his teachers and that they can confused students.