Online vs In-Person Tutoring: What’s the Future?

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It’s a well-documented and well-worn fact that the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we all operate.  There has been a fundamental paradigm shift toward online work over the past two years, and many of us have seen the benefits and advantages this has brought about. Flexibility, less travelling, more energy, a personalised approach: the list goes on. This shift … Read More

Back to School? It’s the Perfect Time to Hire an Online Tutor

Harry DennistonUncategorized

Time and again, the pattern is the same. The Easter holidays arrive, and parents flock to hire a tutor for their child in order to help them cram some revision for the looming exam period. But when it comes to a student’s learning, it’s inevitably the case that a stitch in time saves nine: psychologist Nate Cornell has flagged the … Read More

How Our Homeschooling Pupils Achieved 100% Success In Their Exams In 2021…

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homeschooling exams

In what’s been a momentous 12 months for education in general, Minerva has continued to gallop ahead, working at the cutting edge of our ever-growing and exciting homeschooling revolution.  In this blog, we take a look back over the academic year, explaining how we helped our students get top grades as well as hearing from Scott, Head of Homeschooling, on … Read More

Why the Sports Stars of Tomorrow Homeschool With Minerva

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homeschooling for sport stars

Introduction For children who show signs of sporting and other exceptional talents from a young age, private tuition and homeschooling can help them on their path to success whilst also ensuring fantastic academic results and qualifications. In this blog we’ll look at what justifies this kind of all-round, intensive tuition, examining why the most expensive homeschooling equals the best homeschooling, … Read More

What Is the Future of Tutoring? (Part 1)

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future of tutoring

Sneak a look into the future with this special, two-part series into the “future of tutoring” from the Minerva HQ. In Part One, we’ll discuss why tutoring has a future in the first place, as well as the shift toward online work and the changing trends in homeschooling. Part Two, will concentrate on bigger, more hypothetical shifts, whilst also focusing on … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About 11+ in 2021

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Introduction This year, the 11+ exam – like everything else – has had to change and adapt to the shifting pressures put on parents, teachers and kids due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.  Here, we lay out everything you need to know about these important exams in 2021: what’s changed, what’s stayed the same, and how to do the best … Read More

How To Motivate Children At Home Using Expert Techniques

Minerva TutorsHomeschooling, Revision & tips

How to motivate children

Anyone who’s spent time looking after kids, in whatever capacity, knows that sometimes motivating children can be difficult.  It’s something teachers have to figure their way around each and every day.  In this blog, we’re sharing our set of expert and professional techniques to tackle laziness and help you motivate your child outside the school environment, taken from our years … Read More

10 Updated Homeschooling Tips For Lockdown 3 in 2021

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New Lockdown, New Opportunities So, we’re back in lockdown, and there’s no imminent signs of schools reopening soon. Fresh homeschooling tips – to keep young learners happy, motivated and progressing – are needed now more than ever. A new lockdown – looking firmly on the bright side – can mean new learning opportunities. We all have something on our side, … Read More