LOCKDOWN 3 ANNOUNCEMENT – Important details

Minerva TutorsAdvice And Wellness

For the last seven years, our award-winning organisation has helped more families in the UK successfully homeschool their children than any other private institution. We’ve made our name in homeschooling and high quality tutoring. In lockdown 3, we’re here to help.  In this announcement, we’ll go through: New customers – what we can offer you in terms of tutoring and … Read More

5 Ways Lockdown Could Change Education – It’s Not Just About Online Homeschooling

Minerva TutorsAdvice And Wellness, Coronavirus, For Parents, For Pupils, For Tutors, General, Homeschooling, Online Homeschooling, OpinionLeave a Comment

Online Tutoring And online homeschooling have changed since lockdown

The COVID-19 crisis has forced parents and experts to reevaluate the priorities of education. Some changes have been positive, including online homeschooling and technology developments, and could be here for good. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced radical changes in every facet of our lives—and education is no exception. What lessons is lockdown teaching us, and how might they alter the … Read More

How Does Online Tuition Work? Everything You Need To Know

ScottAdvice And Wellness, Online Homeschooling, Online-tutoringLeave a Comment

You’re about to try online tuition for the first time. Great news. It’s a smart choice, often cheaper, and allows you or your child to benefit from the expertise of others who wouldn’t normally be able to travel to your home. It also means your tutor can fit more sessions into their day. It’s a win-win for all involved. But … Read More

What does it take to be a world-class teacher?

Minerva TutorsAdvice And Wellness, Education NewsLeave a Comment

Logo For Global Teacher Prize

A teacher from Brent has been nominated in the top 10 best teachers in the Global Teacher Prize, organised by the Varkey Foundation, with the winner to receive $1m (£720,000). The finalists have been drawn from more than 30,000 nominations in 173 countries.   What’s the award? The competition is intended to raise the status of the teaching profession, and … Read More

Top trips in London this half-term

Minerva TutorsAdvice And WellnessLeave a Comment

half term kids london

London has so much to offer in terms of culture, so there’s no point wasting time this half-term! We look at some of the best, and most kid-friendly destinations to explore this February half-term. In the past, Minerva tutors and mentors have taken groups and individuals to some of London’s most exciting cultural attractions as part of Me Club, and … Read More

Six ways that kids can stay productive this summer

Minerva TutorsAdvice And WellnessLeave a Comment

School’s out, children are free, and parents are tearing their hair out about how to keep their young’uns’ brains engaged over the long summer holidays. But never fear! We have some ideas for you…   1. Reading It’s hard to overstate the importance of reading to help develop a child’s writing, vocabulary, imagination and even maths/reasoning skills (seriously). Hopefully, they’ll … Read More

How to talk to children about distressing news

Minerva TutorsAdvice And WellnessLeave a Comment

News-wise, it’s been a tough few weeks in the UK, with the Grenfell Tower fire happening concurrently with incidents in Westminster, London Bridge and Borough Market, Finsbury Park and of course the Manchester Arena attack. It’s no surprise that children have questions about all of this. Beyond natural curiosity and an awareness of the world around them, many young people … Read More