Why what we charge in the tuition industry is a feminist issue

To mark International Women’s Day 2023, this blog will focus on my beliefs around why we chronically undervalue ourselves in the tuition industry.  Whatever gender you identify as, this is relevant to you.  Feminism is about equality across genders.  It is about highlighting and challenging patriarchal systems that hold most of us back, regardless of …

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Giving Praise to Children

In a parent consultation recently, the issue of giving praise to children came up.  Praise is good, right?  All children love praise!  They won’t achieve anything without it. When I was training to be a teacher back in the noughties, everything was based around praise.  Praise for sitting still and listening, praise for writing the …

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What Can I Do To Help My Child With Their Learning?

This was a common question at parent’s evening when I was teaching, and something I’m asked regularly by the parents I work with now as a tutor. My suggestions are below.  Other than the first one which is the most important thing you can do to help your child with their learning, the rest are …

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