Tutors International founder calls for increase in due diligence in screening private tutor references within the industry

Adam Caller, founder of leading global private tutoring firm, Tutors International, expressed his concern this week that some tutoring companies are not being thorough when following up on candidate references. Speaking this week of concerns surrounding the lack of care taken by some tutoring firms, over the collecting and handling of tutor references, Adam Caller commented: “We do our utmost...

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Tutors International reports rise in popularity of a ‘global education’

“Global schools” are on the rise, where students travel the world, and their teachers use different cultures and experiences to support a broader education. It’s an inspirational way of learning that private tutors have long embraced. The emerging trend for travelling ‘global schools’ is intriguing, and Adam Caller, founder of leading global firm, Tutors International, made a statement this week...

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Tutors International founder issues statement on new links between exclusion from UK schools and mental health issues in children

Schools are correct to insist upon zero tolerance policies, Adam Caller expressed in a statement this week, but there are better environments in which to nurture students with behavioural and mental health issues. Following a major new study by University of Exeter, reported in August 2017 [1], finding that excluding children from school can be linked to long-term psychological problems...

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Not all A grades are equal – Students and parents continue to misunderstand the value of ‘hard’ A-Levels, Tutors International reports

Adam Caller, founder of the leading global private tutoring company, commented this week that when choosing which A-Levels to take, ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ subjects are not being due consideration. Research [1] conducted by the Institute of Education at University College London, concluded that the top British universities were showing favour to those choosing traditional core subjects, such as English, History,...

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Tutors International issues new advice following 2017 GCSE, A-Level, and AS-Level results

What to do with those exam results? Tutors International founder, Adam Caller, made a statement this week with guidance for parents on the next steps for students, whether their results were better or worse than expected. With all exam results for 2017 now revealed, many students will be celebrating, while others may be worrying and wondering ‘what if?’. Adam Caller,...

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Global private tutoring market booming as Tutors International announces June 2017 as most successful month on company record

Adam Caller, founder of the leading global private tutoring company, this week expressed his delight at Tutors International’s recent successes, which are continuing to outstrip growth in the international private tutoring market as a whole. Founded in 1999, UK-based Tutors International provides UHNW families with a bespoke tutoring service that is tailored to their specific needs and circumstances, and has...

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The needs of academically gifted children are being neglected in UK schools, says founder of Tutors International

Tutors International founder, Adam Caller, issued a statement expressing his concern this week that, while SEN children rightly remain a priority in UK classrooms, gifted students are still not receiving the focused attention and support they need to thrive. Referencing a recent article by Michael W. Ferguson, Mr Caller, founder of private tutoring firm Tutors International and an independent education...

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Tutors International founder announces support for new online listings resource for private tutors and their clients

Adam Caller, founder of leading global tutoring firm, Tutors International, made a statement this week in support of new tutoring recruitment platform, Tutors.Jobs, welcoming it as the new ‘go-to’ resource for passionate educators and the families who seek them. As well as announcing its support for new online tutor listings website, Tutors.Jobs, this week, and became one of the first...

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HNW families are flocking to New Zealand, and they’re taking their tutors with them, says Tutors International.

The leading international tutoring firm reported this week an uptick in enquiries from wealthy families seeking increased safety and stability abroad, with New Zealand being a top choice. Amid Brexit uncertainty and concerns over the current socio-political climate worldwide, an increasing number of families are considering relocation to provide a more stable environment in which to work and educate their...

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Recruitment for private tutors in January 2018 needs to start now, announces Tutors International

Tutors International founder, Adam Caller, urged families this week to assess their January 2018 tutoring needs now in order to ensure availability and find a perfect match. Whether for after school support, online exam prep, or a complete transition to full-time home education – at home or away – the best private tutors are always in high demand. In recent...

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Tutors International founder offers new revision advice ahead of exam season

With students across the UK, and internationally, preparing for the 2017 exam season, Adam Caller, whose career in education and private tutoring spans over 25 years, reported his top exam revision tips this week. Tutors International has placed private full-time tutors students and their families all over the world, preparing for a wide range of exams. “Whether a student is...

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Friend or educator? Tutors International founder reports on the blurring of boundaries and professionalism in private tutoring

In one to one private tutoring situations, it can be natural for tutors to build greater trust and rapport with their student, but Tutors International founder, Adam Caller, made a statement this week to warn against compromising respect and responsibility. Private tutors, particularly those in full-time residential positions, walk a fine line between the role of professional educator, and a...

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Tutors International announces new Hong Kong offices to help meet record tutoring demand in Asia

The leading international private tutoring firm has expanded its operations to Hong Kong, providing greater service and peace of mind for Asian clients and tutors amidst a ‘super-tutor’ culture. The UK-based private tutoring firm, which already has offices in London and the USA, has announced its expansion into China and Hong Kong with the opening of their new office. The...

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The UK private tutoring industry is rife with dishonesty, reports founder of Tutors International

Independent education consultant, and founder of Tutors International, Adam Caller, spoke out this week about the need for more transparency from tutoring companies, and his concerns that families are continuing to be misled by dishonest firms. As part of an ongoing effort to improve regulation in the private tutoring industry in the UK, Mr Caller called out firms for misleading...

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Tutor or mentor? Tutors International founder discusses the complex role of full-time private tutoring

Adam Caller, who founded the leading global tutoring firm in 1999, spoke this week of the evolving nature of tutoring roles around the world, and explained how many of today’s home educators go above and beyond the traditional job description. When many people think of a private tutor, the title evokes someone who works with a pupil after school to...

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Tutors International founder reports increase in CV typos and reveals what he doesn’t want to see on a private tutor’s job application

After observing a recent increase in poor spelling and grammar from applicants, Adam Caller issued new advice this week for teachers applying to tutoring positions, urging applicants to “Show, don’t just tell”. Mr Caller, who has been recruiting exceptional private tutors for clients around the world since 1999, expressed concerns on his personal blog[1] that teachers – particularly of primary...

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Tutors International highlights the solitary nature of high-end private tutoring roles in new video series for the Financial Times

Adam Caller, founder of the leading private tutoring firm, and full-time residential tutor, Nathaniel Hannan, spoke this week – as part of FTs ‘The New Downstairs’ video series [1] – of the isolation that can be felt by tutors, and the particular qualities required to tutor the children of the super-wealthy. The role of a private tutor in a wealthy...

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Tutors International listed in 2017 edition of Spear’s 500 index

Adam Caller, independent education consultant and founder of the leading international private tutoring firm, announced this week that Tutors International has been named in the 2017 edition of the esteemed wealth management directory. The Spear’s 500 was the first comprehensive guide of its kind, including top private client advisors, wealth managers, and other HNW service providers from across the globe....

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Private tutors report Early Years reading skills slipping among UK children

Adam Caller, founder of global private tutoring company, Tutors International, issued a statement this week voicing his concern that children are not exploring books at home as much as other generations, and urges parents to support schools with early literacy. In a recent article for The Guardian [1], author Andy McNab pointed a finger at schools for failing to dedicate...

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Educating children for a future we won’t be a part of requires outside-the-box teaching, according to leading education consultant.

Founder of leading private tutoring firm Tutors International, Adam Caller, made a statement this week questioning whether traditional and current teaching methods and technologies can adequately prepare the next generation for the future of the workforce. Mr Caller raised the concern that modern educators and teaching methods may not be able to adequately prepare children, who are only just starting...

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