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Teaching your teen to manage uncertainty: MyTutor in convers...

2020 hasn’t been an easy year for teens. Covid-19, exam cancellations and school closures have made it the most disrupted school year in 75 years. And as exam results days approach, it’s normal for your teen to be feeling anxious...

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4 ways to motivate your teen to learn

Keeping your teen motivated to learn during lockdown has been a challenge for most parents this year. In our July parent survey, 53% told us that their teen had become less motivated to learn since the start of lockdown –...

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10 shows to keep teens learning this Summer (without them ev...

We’ve made it to the Summer holidays! After four long months of homeschooling, parents and teens can finally let their hair down. With so much disruption to their education this year though, continuing some light-touch learning through the holidays will...

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Key challenges facing UK schools, and how MyTutor helps

Schools across the UK face lots of pressing challenges in their mission to provide the...

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Bouncing back after results day

Have your results day hit you hard? Here’s some advice on how to recover like a ...

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Soldiering on: Feeling sick at school

I have always been unusually susceptible to colds, which means I’ve spent a lot ...

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Taking notes – do you write nonsense?

Taking notes is an undervalued skill. For most students, taking notes isn’t even pra...

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Are international schools a good preparation for university in the UK?

Though I’m now at university in the UK, I spent a sizeable chunk of my childhood and...

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MyTutor Schools Programme

MyTutor is collaborating with schools across the country to provide one-to-one online ...

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What we can learn from countries at the top of international school league tables

Every year, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development releases its re...

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Three Ways to Get into Teaching

Kristina is training as a teacher through Teach First, and has written extensively on ...

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How to Fill Free Periods

It’s here! After hours of gruelling lessons, you’ve finally reached your f...

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