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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Excessive homework is not reflective of quality of education, and teachers should tone it down, says founder of leading private tutoring firm.

Adam Caller, education consultant and founder of Tutors International, commented this week on the monotony and excess of homework given to children internationally, and questioned its overall benefit to a child’s learning and development. While approaches to the issuing of homework differ from country to country, Mr Caller, whose career in education spans over a quarter of a century, called...

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Mega-yacht crews keen to add private tutors to the team following surge in demand from travellers, announces Sea Tutors

Ahead of the Autumn semester, Sea Tutors announced this week that it has observed a rising number of enquiries from yachting crews seeking to enhance their on-board team by including a private tutor. Recent coverage in The Times [1] and the Mail Online [2] describes how an increasing number of wealthy families are turning to the specialist private tutoring company...

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Donations accepted by elite British schools in exchange for coveted places should not be taboo, says leading private tutoring expert

Adam Caller, independent education consultant and founder of leading private tutoring firm, Tutors International, made a statement this week defending private schools vilified for allegedly accepting ‘bribes’ from wealthy parents. Mr Caller, whose career in education spans over 25 years, addressed allegations in the press [1], made in December, that some of Britain’s elite private schools are allowing wealthy international...

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Tutors International announces big expansion plans for 2017, following record-breaking year

Adam Caller, founder of the leading global tutoring firm, announced this week plans for the company to launch a new specialist tutoring jobs listing service, as well as expansion into high-end nanny services. This new direction comes off the back of a record-breaking year in 2016 for Tutors International, which operates all over the world to provide busy families with...

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Headteachers are receptive to pupils’ extended winter breaks – if accompanied by a private tutor, according to leading tutoring firm

With family time already at a premium for busy professionals, private tutoring is proving to be an effective way of extending precious leisure time over the holiday season, with the blessing of headteachers, Tutors International commented this week. This year, more families are opting to extend their winter travel plans, with the permission of schools, with the help of exceptional...

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What I Learned This Week: The Case for Home Schooling

This article was first published in 13d.com. Reproduced here by kind permission of the author, Kiril Solokoff. The case for home schooling grows stronger by the day. This is a subject we study endlessly. The major reason for not home schooling, the thinking goes, is because of the need for socialization—which can only be obtained in the school environment. The major flaw...

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