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Frequently Asked Questions

What subjects do you offer tutoring in?

We offer tuition in all academic subjects at all levels. Whether your child needs assistance in Maths, Sciences, English, Modern Languages, Humanities, Social Sciences, Economics, or any other subject, our tutors are well-equipped with the knowledge and expertise to provide comprehensive support. We also offer specialised tutoring for standardised tests such as the SAT and ACT (USA), LNAT, MCAT etc as well as exam preparation and independent school entrance exams.

How qualified are your tutors?

Our tutors at London International Tutors are among the most highly qualified professionals in their respective fields. They possess advanced degrees and have undergone a rigorous selection process to ensure their expertise and competence. Many of our tutors have extensive teaching experience, both in traditional classroom settings and through one-on-one tutoring. They are dedicated to staying updated with the latest educational practices and methodologies to provide the highest quality instruction.

Do you offer online tutoring?

Yes, we understand the importance of flexibility and convenience in today’s fast-paced world. That’s why we offer online tutoring services to provide a seamless learning experience for our students. Our tutors use online platforms such as Zoom or Skype that utilise many of the available video conferencing tools, such as interactive whiteboards, to facilitate effective communication and collaboration between tutors and students. Online tutoring allows students to access quality education from the comfort of their own homes, eliminating geographical barriers and accommodating busy schedules.

How do you match students with tutors?

At London International Tutors, we take great care in matching students with tutors who are best suited to their individual needs, learning styles and personalities. When you contact us, we will talk with you about your child’s academic goals, subject preferences, and any specific areas of concern they might need assistance with. We consider these factors along with the expertise and teaching style of our tutors to make the most appropriate match. We believe that a strong tutor-student relationship is crucial for effective learning, and we strive to create an environment where students feel comfortable, motivated, and supported.

What is the duration of each tutoring session?

Our standard tutoring session duration is typically one hour, as it allows for focused instruction and meaningful progress. However, we understand that every student is unique, and their needs may vary. Therefore, we are flexible in accommodating different session durations based on your child’s individual requirements. Whether your child does better with shorter or longer sessions, we work closely with you and our tutors to create a schedule that maximises learning potential and fits your specific preferences.

Do you offer specialised exam preparation?

Yes, we recognise the importance of excelling in exams and assessments to achieve academic success. Our tutors are well-versed in various standardised tests, entrance exams, and school assessments. They possess in-depth knowledge of exam formats, content, and strategies to help students perform at their best. Whether it’s preparing for the SAT, ACT, or school-specific exams, our tutors provide targeted guidance, practice materials, and exam strategies to increase confidence and improve performance.

Can I change tutors if needed?

Absolutely! We understand that finding the perfect tutor-student match is crucial for a successful and enjoyable learning journey. If you ever feel the need to switch tutors, we’re here to support you. We value your feedback and want to ensure that you have a tutor who aligns with your child’s preferences and learning style. Just let us know, and we’ll work closely with you to find a better fit. Your satisfaction and progress are our top priorities, and we’re committed to providing the best learning experience possible. Don’t hesitate to reach out – we’re here to make sure your child thrives.

How do you ensure the quality of your tutoring services?

At London International Tutors, we are committed to delivering the highest quality tutoring services to our students. To ensure this, we employ a rigorous tutor selection process, taking into account qualifications, teaching experience, subject expertise, and passion for education. We regularly assess and monitor the performance of our tutors through parent and student feedback, and maintain open lines of communication to address any concerns or questions promptly.

Are your tutoring services customisable?

Absolutely! We know that every student is wonderfully unique, and we believe in tailoring our tutoring services to meet their specific needs. We understand that your child may require assistance in a particular subject, preparing for exams, developing study skills, or even seeking guidance in their academic path. Our dedicated tutors are skilled in personalising their approach to match your child’s learning style, pace, and preferences. We’re here to provide the most effective and engaging instruction that nurtures your child’s individual strengths and helps them succeed.

Can I provide feedback on my tutoring experience?

Yes, we highly value feedback from our students and parents as it helps us continuously improve our services. We encourage open communication and welcome any suggestions, comments, or concerns you may have about your tutoring experience. Our team is always available to listen, address your feedback, and make any necessary adjustments to ensure your complete satisfaction. Your input is invaluable in helping us provide the best possible learning support to you or your child.

Can you cater for students with special educational needs (SEN)?

Absolutely! At London International Tutors, we wholeheartedly believe in inclusive education and providing support for students with special educational needs (SEN). We understand that every child deserves the opportunity to thrive academically, regardless of their unique learning requirements. Our team of experienced tutors is well-equipped to provide tailored instruction and individualised support to cater to your child’s specific needs. We work closely with you to understand your child’s strengths, challenges, and learning goals. By collaborating with you and leveraging our expertise, we can create a nurturing and empowering learning environment where your child can flourish.

What measures do you take to ensure a safe learning environment?

The safety and well-being of our students are of utmost importance to us. We carefully screen all our tutors through background checks, including references and advanced CRB checks. We meet every tutor face-to-face and have a close working relationship with each one. Our team will maintain regular communication with you to address any concerns and provide updates on your child’s progress. We are committed to creating a safe, respectful, and inclusive learning environment for all of our students.

What is your approach to student motivation and engagement?

At London International Tutors, we believe that fostering student motivation and engagement is essential for successful learning. Our tutors employ interactive and student-centred teaching methods to keep your child actively involved and interested in the subject matter. They create a supportive and encouraging learning environment where your child will feel comfortable asking questions, sharing ideas, and taking intellectual risks. Our tutors also incorporate real-life examples, practical applications, and hands-on activities to make the learning experience relevant, relatable, and enjoyable.

It all sound great! How do I get started with London International Tutors?

Beginning your journey with us is easy and straightforward. The first step is to contact us, either through our live chat, our contact form or by calling us for a chat. We’ll take the time to understand your specific needs, goals, and preferences. Whether your child needs support in a particular subject, exam preparation, or guidance in study skills, we’ve got you covered. Once we have a clear understanding of your requirements, we’ll match your child with one or more of our highly qualified tutors. From there, we’ll work together to schedule the tutoring sessions at times that are convenient for you and your child. We prioritise open communication, so you can expect regular contact and updates to keep you informed and involved in your child’s educational journey. Rest assured, we’re here to make the process as seamless and enjoyable as possible for you and your child. So, let’s get started! Contact us today, and let’s embark on this exciting educational adventure together.

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