Charging based on who and what you tutor is a problem. Here’s why.

I don’t know whether you’ve ever noticed, but there appears to be an unwritten hierarchy in the tuition industry, which places certain subjects and age groups as more “valuable”/ “important” than others. There’s something similar in the fine art world. Sculpture is at the pinnacle and is regarded by The Establishment as the highest form …

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Why I don’t charge by the hour.

When I decided to become a self-employed tutor as my full-time occupation, I started out doing what I’d always done when I did a bit of tuition “on the side” alongside employment – I charged for the hour I worked with the child, and based this on the going rate for my area.  In 2020 …

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