In the Know – Apprenticeships at top companies!

In the Know – Apprenticeships at top companies!

In The Know Parents What's new?
Leading social mobility charity, The Sutton Trust, reports that good quality apprenticeships offer lifetime earnings on average better than many degree courses. They also offer the opportunity to ‘earn while ... Read more
In the Know – Exciting STEM opportunities!

In the Know – Exciting STEM opportunities!

In The Know Parents What's new?
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics offer fascinating learning experiences and rewarding career opportunities. In fact, STEM jobs are expected to grow at double the rate of other occupations creating 142,000 ... Read more
In the Know – Upcoming scholarship opportunities!

In the Know – Upcoming scholarship opportunities!

In The Know Parents What's new?
University can be quite expensive, but there are many different ways young people can access funding for tuition, accommodation or books. One such way is through a scholarship programme. Here ... Read more
In the Know – Activities to sharpen your writing skills!

In the Know – Activities to sharpen your writing skills!

In The Know Parents What's new?
Writing skills such as creating original content, using good grammar and having a varied vocabulary will be indefinitely useful to young people. With a well-honed skill and a strong grasp ... Read more
In the Know – Engineering and tech events this month!

In the Know – Engineering and tech events this month!

In The Know Parents What's new?
Several years ago, most promising graduates from top universities used to flock to rewarding careers in finance. Today, on the other hand, young people are increasingly pursuing jobs in tech ... Read more
7 Ways you or an online tutor can boost your child’s literacy, vocabulary and oracy at any age

7 Ways you or an online tutor can boost your child’s literacy, vocabulary and oracy at any age

Growth mindset Parents What's new?
Language and communication skills are considered to be the fundamental building blocks for how we, as social beings, convey our thoughts, feelings and ideas. For children, the very first exposure ... Read more
A recap of our Career Day 2018: Finding Your Passion

A recap of our Career Day 2018: Finding Your Passion

Events What's new?
GT Scholars is a not-for-profit social enterprise that provides tutoring, mentoring and enrichment events for young people aged 11-18. As part of our Academic Programme and Awards Programme, scholars have ... Read more
In the Know – Volunteer opportunities to build new skills!

In the Know – Volunteer opportunities to build new skills!

In The Know Parents What's new?
Building new skills is important for all young people. It allows them to explore interesting fields, learn more about their strengths and it look greats on their CV. It is ... Read more
In the Know – Activities for British Science Week 2018!

In the Know – Activities for British Science Week 2018!

In The Know Parents What's new?
British Science Week is an annual ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for young people and adults. Below ... Read more
The Financial Value of an A grade

The Financial Value of an A grade

Post 16 What's new? Young people
During your secondary school years, you often don’t realise that your decisions and actions can have a long-term impact on your future. Young people are often ignorant of the fact ... Read more
In the Know – Get behind a camera and shine!

In the Know – Get behind a camera and shine!

In The Know Parents What's new?
Almost everyone has access to a camera these days. This creates so many career and skill-building opportunities for young people. From photography to film and TV to online media and ... Read more
It is never too early to introduce your child to personal development and mentoring

It is never too early to introduce your child to personal development and mentoring

Growth mindset Parents What's new? Young people
It is never too early to introduce your child to personal development Most psychologists will agree that temperament and environment influence the development of a person’s personality the most. It is ... Read more
In the Know – STEM activities for girls!

In the Know – STEM activities for girls!

In The Know Parents What's new?
In the UK, only 25% of science, technology, engineering and mathematics graduates are female, and only 21% of the STEM workforce is made up of women. This lack of women ... Read more
Ways you or a tutor can help your child excel without being pushy

Ways you or a tutor can help your child excel without being pushy

Improving attainment Mentoring What's new? Young people
As parents, carers and teachers, we all know and understand that children have different mindsets, learning abilities and motivation levels which we need to consider and support when it comes ... Read more
In the Know – Master studying for your exams!

In the Know – Master studying for your exams!

In The Know Parents What's new?
Exams may seem challenging or difficult, but if scholars adopt the right mindset and equip themselves with the right tools, strategies and techniques, they would be able to breeze through ... Read more
Why equality in education and private tutoring is a realistic and worthwhile pursuit

Why equality in education and private tutoring is a realistic and worthwhile pursuit

Narrowing the gap Social mobility What's new?
Imagine a world where every student is able to reach their full academic potential,  it would be an incredibly amazing world. A good education is one of the most important ... Read more
7 Benefits of One-to-one Online Tutoring

7 Benefits of One-to-one Online Tutoring

In The Know
It is a known fact that students perform better when receiving one to one tutoring.  Online tutoring is growing in popularity, and with reason. It can be just as effective ... Read more
Meet one of our volunteer English tutors – Roberta Wiafe

Meet one of our volunteer English tutors – Roberta Wiafe

Private tutors Volunteers Young people
Every now and then we interview one of our remarkable GT Scholars volunteers to find out who the person behind the volunteer is. Without our dedicated volunteers, our mission would ... Read more
Meet one of our volunteer Maths tutors – Janet Cheney

Meet one of our volunteer Maths tutors – Janet Cheney

Private tuition Private tutors Volunteers What's new?
Our volunteers are truly exceptional people that are passionate about making a difference in education and doing their part in improving social mobility. We would like you to get to ... Read more
In the Know – Get a career head start!

In the Know – Get a career head start!

In The Know Parents What's new?
In a competitive job market, young people can certainly benefit from getting a head start in their career. By introducing careers early on with your child, you give them the ... Read more
Young People and Entrepreneurship

Young People and Entrepreneurship

Parents Social mobility What's new? Young people
The importance of entrepreneurship in the economy cannot be stressed enough. It also goes hand in hand with innovation, which will be non-existent if not for entrepreneurship.  The benefit of ... Read more
In the Know – Work experience opportunities to make your CV stand out!

In the Know – Work experience opportunities to make your CV stand out!

In The Know Parents What's new?
There many reasons why work experience is important for young people. It increases the chance of finding a great job after school or university, it allows young people to explore ... Read more
7 Reasons Why Every Young Person Needs A Mentor

7 Reasons Why Every Young Person Needs A Mentor

Mentoring What's new?
A mentor can have an extremely positive influence on a young person’s life, however, the effectiveness of mentoring is often overlooked. A mentor is someone who the mentee can depend ... Read more
In the Know – Discover the joy of mathematics!

In the Know – Discover the joy of mathematics!

In The Know Parents What's new?
If you want to develop your child’s interest in maths, then take a look at these fun opportunities. They are great ways for your child to discover the joy of ... Read more
In the know- Bringing a story to Life

In the know- Bringing a story to Life

In The Know What's new?
Is your young person full of creative ideas? Then why not try animation? The demand for animators is growing around the world. It’s a great way to combine artistry with ... Read more
In The Know – Going Digital!

In The Know – Going Digital!

Growth mindset In The Know What's new?
Being tech savvy has become one of the most important skills to have in our technology-driven world. Have a look at these activities and courses that can help young people ... Read more
In The Know – The universal language of music

In The Know – The universal language of music

In The Know What's new? Young people
Music is known to boost brain power, improve memory and it can also contribute to your child’s confidence and social skills. Here are a few enrichment activities to consider as ... Read more
In The Know – Engineering to the rescue!

In The Know – Engineering to the rescue!

In The Know Parents What's new?
This week we focus on opportunities within the engineering sector. With important issues such as the environment and energy resources hanging in the scale, knowledge of engineering is important for ... Read more
In the Know – Investing in your future!

In the Know – Investing in your future!

In The Know Parents What's new?
We don’t often talk to young people about financial matters, but it is important for them to understand things like trading and investing, compound interest and budgeting. This week we’ve ... Read more
We need private tutors to teach children that failure is a part of learning

We need private tutors to teach children that failure is a part of learning

Growth mindset What's new?
Firstly, let’s understand this: to learn we must fail. Yes, that’s right. Failure provides us with opportunities to learn and an opportunity to reflect. Like Thomas Edison once said: “I ... Read more
7 Effective ways private tutoring can improve your employability skills

7 Effective ways private tutoring can improve your employability skills

Private tuition What's new?
It will be definitely worth your while to dedicate some of your time towards building a portfolio of employability skills. Research suggests that obtaining a degree and having those letters ... Read more
In the Know – Prepare for Take Off!

In the Know – Prepare for Take Off!

In The Know Parents What's new?
A career in aviation offers many exciting opportunities for advancement in piloting, engineering as well as aircraft manufacturing, maintenance and airport operations. Possible career opportunities range from working in commercial ... Read more
In the Know – Become a filmmaker this October!

In the Know – Become a filmmaker this October!

In The Know Parents What's new?
This October sees the annual BFI Film Festival, undoubtedly UK’s biggest celebrations of international cinema. Among the many festival events that are happening, we want to tell you about great ... Read more
In the Know – Let your voice be heard!

In the Know – Let your voice be heard!

In The Know Parents What's new?
In the past, young people were often told to only speak when they are spoken to. Although respect for elders is still an important value, today’s young people are being ... Read more
7 Ways You or a Tutor can Prepare Your Child for Oxbridge

7 Ways You or a Tutor can Prepare Your Child for Oxbridge

Parents University What's new?
The University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge (collectively known as Oxbridge) are two of the most prestigious universities not only in the UK but in the world. They ... Read more
7 Personal Qualities of a Good Tutor

7 Personal Qualities of a Good Tutor

Private tuition Private tutors Volunteer roles Volunteers What's new?
Tutors have risen in popularity over the past few years due to a growing need for personalised learning and the noticeable benefits of one-on-one teaching. According to a report done ... Read more
7 Personal Qualities of a Good Mentor

7 Personal Qualities of a Good Mentor

Volunteer roles Volunteers What's new? Young people
Mentorships provide an ample amount of benefits to both the mentee and the mentor. In a corporate setting, older or more established business owners or managers take on a younger, ... Read more
Choosing a university course? 5 tips from a recent graduate to help you make the right choice

Choosing a university course? 5 tips from a recent graduate to help you make the right choice

Growth mindset Private tuition Private tutors University What's new?
So you’ve been working really hard preparing for university, you’re pretty sure you’ll get the grades and maybe you even know which university you’ll go to… but there’s a huge ... Read more
Busting 4 Common Concerns About Private Tuition

Busting 4 Common Concerns About Private Tuition

Growth mindset Narrowing the gap Parents Private tuition Private tutors Social mobility What's new? Young people
Parents are becoming increasingly concerned widespread cuts to our education system, so it’s no surprise that reports are showing that more children than ever are using private tutors. Headteachers have ... Read more
Seven ways to improve yourself academically

Seven ways to improve yourself academically

Growth mindset Improving attainment Private tuition Private tutors Resources Social mobility What's new? Young people
Many students will find themselves underachieving academically at some point. Studying for a qualification or degree was never meant to be easy. If you’re looking to improve yourself academically then ... Read more

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