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The Pisa Test

Pisa, properly PISA, is the acronym for Programme of International Student Assessment. Maths, Reading and Science tests are served round the world to 15 year-olds (Year 10s). The results published at the beginning

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OutLearn English

In my last post (The Resources of PARadise – September 2013) I stressed the importance for tutors of having the best available teaching materials, and described the  Maths programs

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The resources of PARadise

Having first-class teaching resources available on computer is essential to the running of a tuition centre. In this, and a subsequent post, I am going to introduce a

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Teacher versus Tutor

Teacher versus Tutor is a recently broadcast BBC Radio 4 documentary  (August 2013). It is an exploration of the current UK tuition industry – now claimed to be worth £1 billion

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Skills under threat?

The pocket electronic calculator has now been around for over 40 years – with the result that the world has got used to the demise of long

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How to set up a Tuition Centre

Quite often I receive enquiries from students or teachers about working for, or through, the Centre. I am always happy to respond. Sometimes a caller will be able

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Examination tips (2)

So here you are again in the exam hall, and have received your instruction to turn over the paper and begin. These papers have a familiar look – you

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