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To set or not to set?

by Kat B Kat (BSc in Computer Science, PGCE) has been teaching since 2011 and is working on her MSc at Oxford University. She speaks 7 languages (English, Danish, German, French, Polish,

Why Spelling Doesn’t Matter

This article was written by Jeff C, a tutor of Bespoke Tuition since 2012. Jeff studied Theology & Religious Studies at Cambridge University and writes music for radio and independent films. Jeff can

Why I became a Private Tutor

As written by Charlotte D who attended Westminster School before attaining a First Class Honours in BA History of Art and a Merit in her Masters from the Courtauld Institute of Art. Charlotte has

How to inspire a reluctant learner

As written by Maxine E, a fully qualified UK teacher, and private tutor offering academic support and mentorship in English, Art and Study Skills. Maxine has taught in both Primary and Secondary schools in

2 biggest myths about the IB

Over the years, the IB has given rise to many myths and misconceptions. If you have ever wondered how to guide your child to avoid the most common pitfalls, then please continue reading! This

How to boost creativity

(and keep brains stimulated over the holidays or lockdown!) A love of learning, sense of resourcefulness and pursuit of creativity are some of the greatest gifts we can pass  on

Top Revision Tips

Key Revision Strategies, Tips & Tools to give yourself the edge in assessments or exams… Regardless of lockdowns and exam shake-ups, at regular points in a student’s life, revision skills will play a fundamental

Reflections On PGCE Training

As written by Charlotte J, PGCE, MA (First) I enrolled in a PGCE (post-graduate certificate in education) at The Institute of Education to teach English in secondary schools in 2013,

Dyslexia: 10 Teaching Techniques

In an education system that focuses on the basics of reading and writing and rote learning, a dyslexic student’s strengths and abilities can often be suppressed and self-esteem lowered. But if that student can

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