Why You Should Hire A Tutor From Tuition Agency?

The education system is sharpening and therefore the information for every – subject and the difficulty level is slowly being scaled up bit by bit and its rise is exponential; it’s not expected that things can get any easier. Sadly, students have to compete a survival-of-the-fittest ‘contest’ currently and in order to keep up with the rigour and pace, what’s being taught in schools is inadequate. There’s a necessity for the additional push and motivation, and as a result, several are turning towards the choice of tuition.

In 2002, Donald Rumsfeld (former American politician) created something known as the ‘matrix of knowledge’, that depicts an individual’s being’s mind space of the known and the unknown.

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The quadrants represent:

A. What you know (you recognize) that you simply know

B. What you don’t know that you simply know

C. What you know (you recognize) that you simply don’t know

D. What you don’t know that you simply don’t know

In our context, if students don’t enrol in tuition, they have a high likelihood of being in a state of not knowing what they don’t know, that is essentially being stuck in quadrant D. This leads to them being unable to spot their weaknesses and not even knowing what questions to raise to seek clarification. Tuition teachers can help to spot the student’s weaknesses, thus transferring him to quadrant B where the student is aware of what he doesn’t understand. This enables the student to improve on these weaknesses and push himself to quadrant A (which is the final goal).

There is usually dilemmas and doubts relating to the concept of tuition because hiring the right tutor is very vital. Providing the student is dedicated and diligent, one-on-one tuition is the best way to help that student excel in his or her studies and there are several reasons that substantiate this.

So, let’s take a look at the reasons why one ought to hire a tutor from a tuition agency…

#1: A Scheduled Session

Firstly, we need to determine why tuition is important for students so that they’ll attain their beloved ‘A’ grade consistently. Doing well in examinations isn’t solely about memorising relevant information but is also about practice. A scheduled self-study session can help student practice and improve a great deal however, in this tech-savvy era, students tend to be easily distracted by their electronic gadgets. Tuition services, however, help to make sure that students concentrate on their studies during the specified time and under supervision of qualified tutors. This additionally allows students to clarify their doubts instantly in contrast to studying alone where students would have to wait for their teachers/friends to reply to their emails or messages. Thus, tuition can help to improve any student, no matter their calibre.

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#2: Effective Learning

So why hire a tutor when you can just send them for tuition in tuition centres?

The main difference is that tuition centres typically have the format of one teacher teaching around 5-25 students at the same time whereas hiring tutors ensures a private one to one session between the student and the tutor. Tuition centres enable the student to interact with other students and even helps them learn from their peers but in reality, this is often not as effective as learning from a private tutor.

A private tutor forms a stronger bond with their student(s) as compared to tutors in tuition centres and this enables them to understand their student’s strengths and weaknesses better. Improving in a certain subject isn’t solely about gaining more knowledge. Instead, it’s mainly about improving your understanding of your fundamentals in the subject so even after you gain new knowledge, you’ll not have any inherent misconceptions. Private tutors are the most efficient in helping students to find and understand their weaknesses in their fundamentals. This enables students to quickly eradicate these misconceptions followed by building on their currently stronger elementary.

#3: Credibility

It is vital to understand the importance of hiring tutors from a reputable tuition agency. Some may think that hiring any private tutor that teaches the subject is adequate. They may even ask friends or relatives to be a private tutor for the student. Going to a tuition centre with a qualified tutor indeed ends up being more beneficial than having an unqualified private tutor, and people inadvertently underestimate the importance of it all.

A private tutor should be experienced in teaching and should be accustomed to drilling their students so that they can improve their fundamentals. Unqualified private tutors have a high likelihood of creating more confusion than providing clarification, due to either inexperience in teaching or the lack of knowledge of their student’s weaknesses. Tuition agencies, fortunately, provide the background of the private tutors for clients to look through before hiring. They’ll provide information regarding their academic qualifications, teaching experience, etc. based on the portfolio of the private tutors in these agencies, clients will make an educated deduction on which tutor will be the right choice for the student which is much better than a blind selection of a private tutor.

BOTTOM LINE

Tuition supports a student continuously to improve and learn, it’s necessary for students to search for a good tutor to teach them. Students might not fully understand the impact that home tuition might potentially have on them and thus parents/guardians need to make them understand how tuition can be helpful in alot of ways.

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