Go to Uni with The Life Tutor – starts 14th September

Go to Uni with The Life Tutor – starts 14th September

About, Courses, Parents
This FREE 5 day challenge reveals how busy parents can help their children get into university by working together to make the best choices and complete a successful application. Read on to find out more. Is your child just starting Year 13 or on their gap year? Normally, they'd be hard at work on their university applications by now, with the help of their school or college. This year, everything is different, and many students have had very little face-to-face time with their teachers. Whether your child is considering university for 2021 or deferring to 2022, they need to submit their application this Autumn. With disruption to education expected to continue throughout the next term, it's important that they are able to navigate the UCAS process with little direct support…
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Starting College Successfully – tips for parents

Starting College Successfully – tips for parents

Parents, Transitions
Sunday Dreads on a Wednesday? Last Thursday was the first day back at College after a long summer holiday working on my business. Like many educators approaching the start of term, I had a sleepless night, full of racing thoughts about things not done, liberty lost and exciting ideas for the new year. In an effort to download it all, I grabbed my notebook and frantically scribbled down everything that was on my mind. It got me thinking though: if the anticipation is this intense for me, what must it be like for a student starting college, full of trepidation about this new stage with its exhilarating freedoms and terrifying responsibilities, let alone the all-important social aspects of being in a new environment filled with thousands of teenagers? How can…
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Who is The Life Tutor?

Who is The Life Tutor?

About, Coaching, Parents
"I'm on a mission to help young people thrive in their education and take control of their future" My name is Lucy Aditi and I believe that education should help, not harm. Sadly, this doesn’t always seem to be the case: working in the state education sector, I’m all too aware of the scarcity of resources to support students when they need it most. Independents bring their own set of challenges: students report feeling huge pressure to meet high expectations generated by the simple act of exchanging money for learning. The education system throughout much of the world doesn’t cater for individual difference either – classrooms and exams don’t suit everyone – and much anxiety is created by forcing square pegs into round holes. So how are young people supposed…
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