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, 7 Dec 2018 09:00:00 GMTFri, 7 Dec 2018 09:00:00 GMTWhat Qualifies Tutors to Tutor a Subject at A Level or GCSE?https://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/dec/bluetutors-articles/what-qualifies-tutors-to-tutor-a-subject-at-a-level-or-gcsehttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/dec/bluetutors-articles/what-qualifies-tutors-to-tutor-a-subject-at-a-level-or-gcseBlue Tutors articleFri, 7 Dec 2018 09:00:00 GMTWe have guidelines to allow tutors to tutor subjects at GCSE and A Level, but they're not hard fast rules.Plans for Universities to Offer Two Year Intensive Courseshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/dec/tuition-news/plans-for-universities-to-offer-two-year-intensive-courseshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/dec/tuition-news/plans-for-universities-to-offer-two-year-intensive-coursesTuition NewsWed, 5 Dec 2018 09:00:00 GMTThe Universities Minister, Sam Gyimah has announced plans to offer two year courses to increase flexibility for students who find longer courses daunting due to financial and personal commitments.Tutor Beyond the Syllabus for Young Studentshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/nov/bluetutors-articles/tutor-beyond-the-syllabus-for-young-studentshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/nov/bluetutors-articles/tutor-beyond-the-syllabus-for-young-studentsBlue Tutors articleFri, 30 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTTutoring outside of a syllabus really helps to cement ideas for students, and means that they have a solid foundation to build upon as they continue their studies.Universities Warn Against Lowering Tuition Feeshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/nov/tuition-news/universities-warn-against-lowering-tuition-feeshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/nov/tuition-news/universities-warn-against-lowering-tuition-feesTuition NewsWed, 28 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTUniversities have said that a review of tuition fees and suggestion that they could be lower does not take account of the costs universities have outside of actual teaching costs.Tutors Taking Holidayshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/nov/bluetutors-articles/tutors-taking-holidayshttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/nov/bluetutors-articles/tutors-taking-holidaysBlue Tutors articleFri, 23 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTSome new tutors have the idea that being a tutor means lots of holidays and flexible hours, but the more they become invested in their students, the less they want to be away.Office for Students to Encourage Free Speechhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/nov/tuition-news/office-for-students-to-encourage-free-speechhttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/nov/tuition-news/office-for-students-to-encourage-free-speechTuition NewsWed, 21 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTThe Office for Students has said that they plan to encourage more free speech in universities and that students to confront difficult ideas, not shy away from them,Should Exams and School Assessment be More Abstract?https://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/nov/bluetutors-articles/should-exams-and-school-assessment-be-more-abstracthttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/nov/bluetutors-articles/should-exams-and-school-assessment-be-more-abstractBlue Tutors articleFri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00:00 GMTChanges in syllabuses and school assessment criteria is difficult for schools, but we should be able to create assessment systems which test general ability, rather than subject specific ability.Social Inequality in Education is Growinghttps://bluetutors.co.uk/tuition-articles/2018/nov/tuition-news/social-inequality-in-education-is-growinghttps://bluetutors.co.uk/2018/nov/tuition-news/social-inequality-in-education-is-growingTuition 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.