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5 online resources for Business Studies tutors

February 3rd, 2010 by Emily

It may be one of the most recent subjects on the curriculum, but Business Studies is - well - serious business! With the economy as it is, it's never been more important for young people to get on top of the subject. Here are some great resources to help out all of those budding entrepreneurs, whether they're studying at GCSE, ... Read More »

First Tutors goes free to attract new tutors

January 27th, 2010 by Anita

As the busiest period in the private tuition calendar approaches, First Tutors, www.firsttutors.com/uk, has made advertising tuition services free of charge for tutors across the country.

The award-winning website, which already helps over 10,000 tutors to promote their lessons locally hopes that by making the website free-of-charge for tutors this spring, it will attract many more, building supply to meet seasonal demand in the pre-exam re... Read More »

Teaching and tutoring - A look at the differences

March 27th, 2012 by Sara

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between teaching and tutoring? You may have not given it much thought but there are fundamental distinctions between a teacher and a tutor.

Teachers providing services in schools must have specified professional qualifications, however, private tutors are not required by law to have qualifications in the subjects they teach. It's also true that many teachers supplement their day time job with private tuition so they are both teachers and t... Read More »

March Feedback from Families…

April 2nd, 2011 by Sara

It's been a very busy month here at First Tutors! At the end of a long day we really appreciate reading the feedback you send us. Thank you!

Peter from West Sussex, Up to 11 years (primary) English tuition

"Excellent, intuitive and great support !"

Taylor from Wigan ... Read More »

First Tutors feedback - a big thank you to parents and students

May 22nd, 2012 by Sara

We have been busy at First Tutors and as always, committed to helping parents and students find private tutors. Below are just a few recent feedback comments received from parents and students alike. Many thanks to all our users for your kind comments.

"Easy to use and kept in regular contact to make sure everything was working out. Really good value for money."Virginia from Surr... Read More »

Record-breaking A-level results

August 20th, 2009 by Emily

Private tutors can be proud: this year's A-level exam results have broken all previous records. Here's our run-down of what today's A-level results mean for our tutees and the other 310,000 students who sat their exams this year:

Record A-level results

More than half of all grades were As or Bs, and the overall A-E pass rate was an impressive 97.5%. O... Read More »

What our tutors have to say about First Tutors!

May 7th, 2011 by Sara

Our happy tutors have left some amazing feedback about First Tutors. We are always open to new ideas regarding our website, so if you have anything to say we welcome your comments on this post or on our site feedback page!

Here are just a few recent comments from our tutors!

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First Tutors feedback - from students and tutors

November 17th, 2011 by Sara

We are delighted to publish feedback both from our students/parents and our tutors. The First Tutors team would like to thank all our users for taking the time to provide feedback. We strive to make our website as user-friendly as possible so please let us know if you think we could do even better!

From our parents and students:

Elaine from ... Read More »

Tutoring via Twitter?

August 13th, 2009 by Emily

It seems that not a day goes by without some reference to Twitter in the media; be it a wayward politician telling all about inner-party secrets or an overpaid footballer throwing a tantrum about their recent transfer dealings, Twitter seems to be the weapon of choice if you want to make yourself heard these days. But does it have the potential to help private tutors deliver t... Read More »

Why you should book your private tutor now

September 4th, 2009 by Emily

As the autumn term approaches, thoughts turn to the year ahead. For many students this includes GCSE and A-level exams. This time of year is also traditionally one of the busiest for ... Read More »

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