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The Lifelong Importance of Interview Skills (It’s Never Too Early to Start!)
A Life Skill School entrance interviews are often a child’s first experience of needing to present themselves well to adults, with a purpose. This can begin very early, with the school selection processes for entry at 4+; these sessions usually involve teachers observing children interacting in small groups rather than an interview as such, but Read More >
How to Support your Child’s Learning – Even When They’re Teenagers!
As parents, we all want our children to learn effectively – and to enjoy learning. The ability to learn is a more important and fundamental consideration than specific exams such as school entrance exams, external exam results and even a university degree, because it is a lifelong asset. As it doesn’t come naturally to Read More >
GCSE and A Level Tutoring Works!
Preparing for GCSEs and A Levels is highly challenging, and has been made even harder for the current cohort by the pandemic, with interrupted schooling and prolonged periods of home learning. A timely intervention using some targeted professional tutoring can make the difference between disappointing results and outstanding outcomes. A good tutor can provide Read More >
The Value of an Academic Assessment
Many parents are worried about how their child is doing at school, following illness, prolonged Lockdowns and home schooling. They feel they don’t know how their child is doing or how effective home schooling has been. Often they are not getting a lot of feedback from their over-stretched school, who in turn may not be Read More >
Making Tutoring Effective and Fun
Our tutors are special. They bring expertise, enthusiasm and empathy to their teaching and build relationships with their students that help make learning enjoyable yet focused. This is why we match our tutors to students so carefully – matching tutors’ academic expertise to students’ requirements, but also matching tutors to students’ individual learning styles Read More >
THINKING OF TUTORING THIS SUMMER? HERE ARE TEN GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD!
Here are 10 really good reasons for summer tutoring… 1. For Enjoyment To give your child the gift of one-to-one time with a friendly and supportive tutor, time for them to enjoy while they’re learning. We match our tutors to each student very carefully, not only for subject specialisms but also for personality fit Read More >
JK Blog: The Impact of the Pandemic on GCSE and A Level Students and Their Studies
The challenges of the last year have been well documented and the impact on children and their education has been discussed a lot in general terms. But what in particular has been the real effect of the switch to long-term assessment this year, from the all-or-nothing final GCSE and A Level exams of recent years? Read More >
To successfully navigate the 11+ entrance exam process requires careful planning, the right resources and a lot of dedication. Our years of experience at JK Educate have shown us that there is a clear set of eleven plus essentials for success. Academic Assessment This is the essential first step, to establish your child’s Read More >
The Importance of Monitoring Progress and Performance
When parents decide to use JK Educate’s services, they are not just hiring a tutor, they are bringing on board the support of a senior team of teachers and consultants who will be there to provide expert advice and quality assurance. This wrap-around care for clients, students and tutors alike makes our offering to parents Read More >
Three Key Steps to Establish Effective Home-schooling
Education is changing, and it has quite probably been irreversibly altered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Educators – including parents – and students are having to adapt to new ways of learning; internet access and technology have become essential, and a pressing national issue relating to the lack of equal access for all children. With the Read More >