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Press Releases from Tutors International (103 total)

The Big Con: Tutors International Publish Advice for Private Tutors on Dealing w …

Adam Caller from Tutors International published an article today about the temptation some tutors face to complete their students’ homework for them. Recent articles concerning ‘corrupt’ private tutors have led to a frank article from the senior partner of leading private tutor agency, Tutors International. Adam Caller, an experienced teacher and private tutor, and one of only two UK members of the prestigious IECA (Independent Education Consultants Association), was moved to

Gove Should Look to India and China to Recruit Computer Science Teachers, Advise …

Tutors International, who place high-calibre homeschool tutors with families around the world, announced their support of Education Secretary, Michael Gove’s decision to attract Computer Science graduates as replacements for ICT teachers, but are concerned that the numbers of UK CS graduates will never to be enough to supply our workforce and our schools. In January 2012, Mr Gove called to axe IT (Information and Communications Technology) teaching training courses, calling

Tutors International Will be Attending the IECA Conference in Atlanta, GA, to Di …

Leading private tuition organisation, Tutors International (tutors-international.com), today announced that they will be attending the annual IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association) Conference to be held in Atlanta, GA, this coming November. As well as a vendor exhibition stand, Tutors International will be participating in the ‘Information Swap’ focused on Therapeutic and Behavioral Schools and Programs. Adam Caller, Director of Tutors International and one of just two UK members of the

Leading Private Tutoring Agency, Tutors International, Agree With Government’s …

Adam Caller, founder of one of the world’s leading private tutoring agencies, Tutors International, welcomes Education Secretary Michael Gove’s plans to make primary school education tougher – especially in maths, English and science. [1] “There are two choices,” Caller states. “We can either make the curriculum harder for the older pupils and the standards will filter down to the earlier stages, or we can make it more challenging right from the

There is Not Enough Competition for University Places, says Tutors International

In response to the recent BBC article, by Hannah Richardson[1], Education Consultant Adam Caller has announced his full support of Michael Gove’s proposal that elite universities should be given a key role alongside exam boards in setting and approving A-levels. Chairman of the Independent Schools Association, John Wood, urged the government to re-consider its decision to ask universities to drive the setting of exam syllabuses, stating that it should not be

Tutors International are Recruiting Two Full-Time Private Tutors for Four Childr …

Tutors International has begun the search for two exemplary individuals to fill two full-time home schooling roles based primarily in Malta, with frequent travel to Ireland and France. The first role is for a qualified early years teacher to work with the two younger children, while the second is for an experienced IGCSE teacher to tutor the two older siblings in humanities and social science subjects. Details of both

Regular Multi-Way Communication is Essential for Success in Home Tutoring

Leading private tuition providers, Tutors International (http://www.tutors-international.com), today announced that the secret to successful home tuition is regular reports from the client and the tutor to the home tuition provider. Tutors International, founded in 1999 by Adam Caller, places high calibre live-in home tutors with students across the globe. “Communication is essential. I demand daily or weekly reports – depending on the contract – from the tutors I place with families.

We Have Private Schools, Why Not Private Universities?

Independent education consultant, Adam Caller, wholeheartedly supports the formation of the New College of Humanities in London. The article, reported by the BBC on 20 April 2012 (www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-17772937) by Angela Harrison, reveals that the new private college opening in London will charge £18,000 a year. Critics argue that the college is elite, and will encourage the privatisation of higher education. Currently, the New College of Humanities is affiliated with the

Tutors International Announces New Website Launch, With a Focus on Private Tuiti …

Private tuition provider, Tutors International (http://www.tutors-international.com), launched their new-look website today, after a period of review and redesign that took into account comments from users and analysis of visitor behaviour. Founder of Tutors International, Adam Caller, who is an Education Specialist and has many years of teaching and private tutoring behind him, commented, “We’ve had record numbers of enquiries this year, despite the current economic climate, which we attribute to

Education Specialist, Adam Caller, Will Look at Parental Attitude in the Develop …

In the April edition of Polo Times, regular columnist Adam Caller, an education specialist and Director of the Oxford-based private tutoring organisation Tutors International, will be looking at the effect of parental attitude on young sportspeople. In his next column, Caller looks at how accomplished polo players can benefit from reasonable boundaries enforced by parents with loving attention, firm but fair discipline, and a safe home life where they understand

Private Tutors Must Take Guidance from the Parents in Social and Moral Education …

Tutors International (http://www.tutors-international.com), the Oxford-based private tuition firm, today announced the importance of bespoke tutor recruitment to address the individual needs of families looking for trusted, high quality home tutoring. Director Adam Caller stated, “Meeting the client is essential. I’ve spoken to families who haven’t spent face-to-face time with the person who will recruit a tutor for them, and understandably, haven’t been matched with the right tutor for their individual

Private Tutoring Organisation Plans to Bridge the Gap Between Wilderness Centers …

UK-based Tutors International (http://www.tutors-international.com), today announced they are in discussion with several wilderness programs in the US about the provision of private tutors for children and their parents coping with life after wilderness therapy program. The programs, which exist almost exclusively in the US, aim to address serious disruptive behaviours in school pupils by removing them from their usual surroundings and fostering self-worth and achievement in a safe, secluded environment.

"With a National Tutoring Professional Body, UK Private Tutors Cannot Command th …

Oxford-based Tutors International (http://www.tutors-international.com), responded today to recent articles by Rosie Kinchen [1] and London Private Tutors, Will Orr-Ewing [2] and Mark MacLaine [3], about the salaries commanded by ‘super-tutors’ - top-flight private tutors who can command fees of up to £1000 per hour. This breed of super-tutor emerged in New York and Hong Kong, while British tutors were relatively unnoticed. When asked why this was, Tutors International founder, Adam

A New Collaboration between Tutors International and James Johnstone Ltd Extends …

Following on from the successful placement of a specialised private tutor for a client of James Johnstone Ltd, Tutors International today announced a continued collaboration between the two companies. Founded in 1996, Tutors International (http://www.tutors-international.com) provides part- and full-time private tutoring services to clients around the world. Able to source the best live-in private tutors, including multilingual tutors to accompany families travelling around the world, or those whose lifestyle necessitates

Last Minute Tutoring Placements Result in a Compromise in Full Time Tutoring

Oxford-based full time private tutor recruitment company, Tutors International, Founder today reported that more and more parents are leaving the process of recruiting a private tutor until the last minute. Adam Caller, who founded Tutors International (http://www.tutors-international.com) in 1999, urges parents who are thinking about home tutoring, after-school support, or UK or international full time private tuition, to start their search for a full time private tutor at least six

Private Tutoring Specialist Expresses Concern that School-Based Education is not …

Private Tuition Specialist, Adam Caller, believes recent graduates are going to find it harder to gain employment due to a ‘dumbing down’ of school curriculum content and a lack of etiquette and cultural education. Tutors International founder, Adam Caller, today announced his concern over the standards of school-based education. Unperturbed by recent reports that exam boards and teachers are colluding to help students to pass exams, Caller stated, “A

Private Tuition Expert Adam Caller to Present Alternative Education Options in F …

Adam Caller, Director of the Oxford-based private tutoring organisation Tutors International, will be drawing attention to the various non-school based options available for children in his regular column in Polo Times. Caller is the resident expert on private education issues for the publication, with a specialisation in non-school alternatives to mainstream education. Adam Caller, who taught in schools before becoming an educational consultant and founding the Oxford-based private tutor placement

Private Tutor Service Provider Announces Successful Participation in IECA Confer …

Tutors International has announced that their recent participation in the IECA conference, based in America, was a great success for more than one reason. The conference was mostly attended by educational consultants whose role it is support US College applications, recommend therapeutic and non-therapeutic boarding schools and wilderness programs to individuals and families, or to give advice on educational options covering the whole range of learning differences. The conference

Tutors International urges parents to apply now for a full-time tutor for a Sept …

Tutors International is urging parents considering hiring a full-time private tutor in autumn 2012 to begin the recruitment process with the private tutor agency now. Many families who contact Tutors International to find excellent full-time tutors are unaware of the time-scales involved, which can result in increased expenses and less choice in tutors. "The recruitment cycle in the education industry is longer than in many others as teachers are expected

Leading private tuition provider Tutors International brings all present and pre …

Tutors International, one of the world's leading providers of full-time private tuition, brought all current and previously employed private tutors and their partners together for the first time for an evening in London. The tutors and founders of Tutors International enjoyed a meal and soiree at the luxury Landmark London hotel in Marylebone. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "It's the first time we gathered

Leading private tuition provider Tutors International to launch private forum fo …

Tutors International announces the development of an internal forum provided for private tutors in its employ to enable the sharing of best practice, resources and advice. The forum has been developed in response to requests from the company's private tutors for a way to communicate privately when on assignment in countries all over the world. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "Being a full-time private

Tutors International announces retirement of founding partner David Spencer, twe …

Tutors International announces that David Spencer, one of the founding partners of the successful global private tuition company, has decided to retire to pursue his writing. David founded Tutors International with Adam Caller twelve years ago and has helped to make the company one of the most successful and respected private tuition providers in the world. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "David retired as

Educational consultant suggests radical approach to combat university admissions …

Adam Caller, educational consultant and founder of Tutors International, has suggested a radical approach to dealing with prejudice against privately educated students in the university admissions process. Due to government pressure, the UK's top universities are expected to admit more students from the state sector, thereby damaging the prospects of students who are high academic achievers resulting from a private education. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0)

Private tuition expert and founder of Tutors International urges parents to act …

Now that families have recieved A-level and GCSE exam results, Adam Caller, founder of Tutors International, urges parents to act quickly if their child has not received the grades they need for university and are planning to re-sit their A-levels in January. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "This can be a very stressful time of year for families," said Adam, "and that's why I

Educational consultant and founder of leading private tutor company launches blo …

Tutors International announces that founder and senior partner Adam Caller has launched a blog, giving personal insights into private tutor recruitment for the leading private tuition company. The blog discusses the intricacies of the recruitment process, thoughts on education and anecdotes. For more information, visit www.adamcaller.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "For some time now I've wanted to have a space online where I could share my experiences in

Global private tuition provider Tutors International reports increasing enquirie …

Tutors International, one of the world's leading providers of full-time private tuition, has reported increasing enquiries from parents concerned about the new English Baccalaureate (EBacc) certificate recently introduced by the government. In particular, parents of children moving into the English education system after living abroad are confused by its comparable value to the International Baccalaureate (IB). For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "We've been asked

Leading private tuition provider Tutors International reaches finals of prestigi …

Tutors International has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Education Investor Awards 2011 which celebrates innovation and excellence in the UK's education industry. Tutors International has reached the final stage of judging in the Supplementary Education Firm of the Year category for the second year running, and for the first time in the Exporting Excellence category. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "We're

Full-time private tutor provider Tutors International announces collaboration wi …

Tutors International, a globally recognised provider of full-time private tuition, announces the formation of a close working relationship with Keystone Tutors, specialists in the provision of hourly private tuition. The collaboration is designed to enable both companies to ensure that clients receive the best quality private tuition suited to their child's needs. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "We're very pleased to have established a

Tutors International uncovers critical discrepancy in conversion of IGCSE value …

Tutors International, a leading provider of full-time private tuition and support for students transitioning between international school systems, has uncovered a critical error made by the majority of US grade evaluation companies in the conversion of IGCSE grades into grade point averages. In the course of helping a student apply to an American university after sitting IGCSEs, Tutors International discovered that only one evaluation company out of twenty-seven contacted was

Tutors International reassures high profile clients that recent private tutor st …

Tutors International announces that the recent story in the international press claiming that Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have hired a private tutor from Tutors International to tutor their children is false. The story, reported initially in one of the UK tabloids was quickly spread through the national press and then featured on news networks around the world, naming Tutors International as the chosen private tutoring company, without any of

Tutors International offers educational consultancy to UK parents considering wi …

Tutors International, a leading provider of private tuition and specialised tutoring services around the world, has added a new offering to its repertoire. The company's founder, education consultant Adam Caller, is providing specialist education consultancy for UK parents considering sending their troubled teen to America for enrolment at a wilderness centre. For more information, visit tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. Wilderness centres offer families the opportunity to get

Leading private tuition company Tutors International recruits unprecedented numb …

In response to record levels of demand for private tuition, Tutors International reports that it has recruited an unprecedented number of private tutors. Many full-time private tutoring positions have recently been added to the tutor recruitment website as the global private tuition provider continues to search for the best tutors to fit the required roles. For more information, visit tutors-international.net or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "It really has been

Tutors International reports that parents are underestimating the time needed fo …

Tutors International, specialists in the provision of private tuition and facilitating transitions between differing international education systems, reports that parents are underestimating the time required to place their child in the best UK independent schools after relocating to the UK. Lack of sufficient forward planning can damage a child's transition into the British education system. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "We help a large

Tutors International launches new website case study section to help parents loo …

Tutors International announces the launch of a new case study section on its website, enabling parents to filter case studies by a variety of factors including age, gender, geographical location and the nature of the educational problem solved by Tutors International. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "We were dissatisfied with the previous incarnation of the case studies section as all it conveyed at the

Private tuition company Tutors International to provide educational activity sta …

Tutors International announces that it will provide an interactive educational stand free for children to enjoy during the 2011 Independent Schools Show. The stand will be placed on a large mezzanine area and will contain four tables offering four different educational activities. Parents will be able to pre-book a space for their child through the Independent Schools Show website to guarantee a place on the day, or will be able

Tutors International gains the attention of national press as growth in private …

Tutors International, one of the world's leading global private tuition providers, has gained the attention of the British national press as its continued growth and success in the international private tuition industry increases. The private tuition company was recently featured in the Sunday Times and has been featured in Country Life. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "We were delighted to see the recent article

Leading private tuition company Tutors International reports highest demand for …

Tutors International announces that demand for its private tuition services is the highest it has ever been since the company was launched in 1999. The private tuition provider, a global leader in the private education industry, is currently recruiting a record number of private tutors to fill full-time private tuition posts all over the world. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "The demand for our

Leading private tuition provider Tutors International launches RSS feed on its r …

Tutors International, one of the world's leading providers of private tuition, announces the launch of a new RSS feed on its tutor recruitment website. The new feed enables private tutors and teachers to subscribe to all new tutor job announcements, making it easier to stay informed and keep up to date with the new tutoring positions as they are made available on the site. To subscribe to the RSS feed,

Leading private tuition provider Tutors International offers private education c …

Tutors International announces that it will provide private tuition and education co-ordination for children of three years old and up, in response to demand from families seeking the best start for their child's education. The globally recognised private tuition provider can either provide private tuition, or provide a private tutor to manage in co-ordination with the family nanny. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "We've

Tutors International offers vacation revision courses as part of a year long rev …

Tutors International, one of the world's leading providers of full-time private tuition, is offering vacation revision courses as part of a year long programme of regular holiday revision courses, beginning in summer 2011. The programme is organised and delivered by the same private tutor, and negates the need for last minute panic of trying to find a revision course provider at critical points in the academic year. For more information,

Tutors International reports increased demand for tailored pre-university privat …

Tutors International has reported a significant increase in demand for tailored pre-university private tuition that can provide more flexibility than the International Baccalaureate, but also a more challenging educational experience than GCSEs and A-levels. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0)1865 435 135. "Unsurprisingly, many parents are losing faith in the GCSE and A-level system, and are looking for alternatives to best prepare their children for university," said Adam

Leading global private tuition provider Tutors International declares their firs …

Tutors International has reported that the first year of exhibiting at the recently held Millionaire Fair was a great success. The leading private tuition provider showcased its exclusive full-time private tuition services to attendees from around the world at the December Millionaire Fair held at the Hollandcomplex RAI Amsterdam on December 9th-13th 2010. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "We chose to exhibit at the

Founder of leading private tutor company Tutors International calls for regulati …

Adam Caller, founder and senior partner of leading global private tuition company Tutors International, has called for regulation of the private tuition industry. Recent cases involving abuse of students by unvetted private tutors, and now the formal investigation into fraudulent activities involving private tuition fees by Dr Vincent McKee, highlight the need for regulation. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865 435 135. "I have been concerned about

Tutors International warns parents of children struggling with mock A-level and …

Tutors International, a leading provider of private tutors, urges parents to act now if their child is struggling to cope with their mock A-level or GCSE examinations. Thousands of students across the UK have returned after the Christmas holidays to sit exams, which designed to provide an indication of their child's progress and potential to succeed in the final exams. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call +44 (0) 1865

Tutors International welcomes changes to employment agency law ensuring better p …

The founder of leading global private tuition provider Tutors International, Adam Caller, has welcomed recent changes to Employment Agencies Act 1973 and the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. The changes ensure that all employment agencies, including those which connect parents with private tutors, must carry out a CRB check on any individuals supplied to work with children. The changes to legislation came into force in October

Tutors International reports increase in number of families hiring private tutor …

Tutors International, a leading provider of private tutors to families all over the world, reports an increase in the number of private tutors being hired by affluent families to help their child prepare for boarding school abroad. Amongst the primary reasons for hiring the tutor is the desire to ensure a smooth cultural transition and also bring the child's educational standard to that required by the new school. For more

SAT tuition provider TI London urges British students applying to US Ivy League …

British students with plans to study at one of the US Ivy League universities in the 2012 intake need to start preparations for their college SAT tests now, recommends TI London, a leading provider of private SAT tuition in London. Whilst TI London is providing SAT tuition for students sitting SAT tests in early 2011, Adam Caller, founder of TI London, insists that British students with high ambitions need to

Leading private tuition provider Tutors International reports increase in enquir …

Tutors International, a leading global provider of private tuition, reports that it has received record numbers of enquiries from foreign undergraduates studying at UK universities seeking educational support. Many of the requests are notable in the lack of competency in the English language, prompting founder and senior partner of Tutors International to urge parents of students planning to study a degree in the UK to help their child prepare before

Tutors International declares their recent participation the Independent Schools …

Tutors International has announced that their recent participation in the Independent Schools Show, held in Battersea London on October 29th-30th 2010, was a success for the second year in a row. The show, which is one of the largest exhibitions of independent schools and education providers in the world, enabled Tutors International to showcase an excellent alternative to education in a private school. For more information, visit www.tutors-international.com or call

Tutors International, a leading global provider of bespoke full-time private tui …

Tutors International announces that it will be exhibiting at the prestigious Millionaire Fair to be held in the Hollandcomplex RAI Amsterdam on December 9th-13th 2010. The Fair is designed to provide an opportunity to discover the world's best in luxury products and services, and has been called the 'world's leading luxury fair'. Amongst the exhibitors will be vendors of luxury items such as yachts, designer clothing and jewelry and exclusive

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