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Teaching critical thinking in a ‘post-truth’ world

 Sam Jenkins
Back in November 2016, Oxford Dictionaries chose their word of the year: the adjective post-truth, defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which…
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The What How And Why Of Setting Up A Tutoring Company

 Natasha Saed
The most common question I’m asked when I tell people that I’m a tutor is ‘But why aren’t you a teacher?’ — a valid question, the answer to which I’m here to…
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TutorCruncher’s December Newsletter

 Tom Hamilton Stubber
With 2016 fast approaching its end, it’s an appropriate time to look back on this year and reflect on what has gone before. Over at TutorCruncher we are really…
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How Tutorcruncher Began

 Luke Christian
Sitting in a basement, phones ringing veritably every minute, after a buzzing first year in business at Bright Young Things around mid 2007, the initial glee…
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Our experience of using TutorCruncher and how it has added value to us, by Telios Tutors

 Telios Tutors
_Telios Tutors have been using TutorCruncher for over a year now, and they wanted to share their experience of running a tutoring company, and how…
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Stripe and TutorCruncher

 Tom Hamilton Stubber
At TutorCruncher, we spent a long time trying to figure out which card payment service would be the best to integrate with, and Stripe came out on top. There…
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The Private Tuition Market in the UK

 Marie Ernst
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Teaching 9/11 to young students

 Marie Ernst
Last Sunday marked the 15th anniversary of the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Using the hashtag #Neverforget, people all around the…
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A-Level Results 2016

 Marie Ernst
A high number of UK students are currently making one of their most significant life choices so far. Having received their a-level results on 18 August, it is…
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International Marketing - What to remember when going global

 Marie Ernst
With the internet constantly evolving and becoming a more essential part of people's personal and professional lives, it is now possible for companies to…
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Our Latest Updates on TutorCruncher

 Marie Ernst
Over the last few months, we have developed some new and exciting features that will make using TutorCruncher more intuitive for you and more effective for…
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A tutor's view on working with agencies

 Donald Bennett
*We've asked a popular and experienced tutor, Donald Bennett, for his thoughts and experiences with tutoring agencies. Enjoy and comment below!* As a private…

Legal considerations when starting a tutoring business

 Elle Hosie
The core of a successful tutoring business is in the quality of your tutors and the success of your marketing efforts. However, in an industry where high…
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TutorCruncher Management Software Analytics

 Michaël Persyn
Learning Data Analytics is not tough, Starting is Tough! Business Analytics is a simple must have for any company that wishes to grow. You need to be able to…
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The cost of private tuition in the UK

 Tutora
Our friends at Tutora Private Tutors have created this great infographic with the average cost of tuition broken down by subject level, subject and even city.…
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Marketing Email, How to do it right?

 Michaël Persyn
There are several marketing strategies for growing your business, ultimately more brand awareness = more sales. Marketing emails are a powerful tool, you can…
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Instructors for the Digital Age

 Mark Biggins
Although not the world’s oldest professions, tutoring has to be somewhere close. Since antiquity, young people have been taught and mentored by tutors, whether…
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How to create a business plan part 2

 Michaël Persyn
Continuing how to start a business plan. Read part 1 here. 5. How we keep strengthening our position in the future? 3 years is a short time in business terms.…
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How to create a business plan part 1

 Michaël Persyn
You want to start a business, so you need a business plan. Most people go online and begin thinking about the financial part without working out the business…
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The Price of Freedom

 Mark Biggins
In March 2016 the government pledged to make all secondary schools academies and free them from LEA control by 2022. After a backlash from the NUT and many…
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