The Sherpa Blog

STEM, Education and Online Tutoring News from the Sherpa Team.

How To Become A Tutor | The Complete Guide

There could be many reasons why you are looking into becoming a tutor, this complete guide will help you decide.

James Gurnett

1 week ago

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Becoming a Tutor
E-Learning
Teach Online
Become an Online Tutor
Career Advice
Online vs Traditional Tutoring | Which is best?

Good quality education can help set students up for the future. Whilst it is not the only factor to determine success, it is no secret that it opens up more doors and quicker pathways.

James Gurnett

3 weeks ago

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Online Tutors
Teach Online
Benefits of Tuition
GCSE Maths you will use everyday as an adult

What will you actually use maths for later in life? Read this Interesting blog on the real world benefits of studying Maths at GCSE. Your future career and life will be improved by working ha

Russell Kilgour

1 month ago

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GCSE Revision
Maths Tutors
Maths and Physics
Career Advice
A-level Choices
What is life like as an online tutor?

Looking to become an online tutor? Check out our pros and cons of becoming an online tutor and a typical day in the life.

James Gurnett

1 month ago

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Becoming a Tutor
Become an Online Tutor
Career Advice
How to get the most out of your online tutoring?

Looking to maximise your learning potential through tutoring?

James Gurnett

1 month ago

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Exam Prep
E-Learning
Is home-schooling the future of education?

The benefits of homeschooling are vast and varied. They can be seen in different areas of a child’s life, such a socially, emotionally, mentally and academically.

James Gurnett

2 months ago

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E-Learning
Educational
What I wish I knew before exam season

Tips and tricks I have learnt over the last few years that I wish I had known before going into exams to achieve those higher grades.

James Gurnett

2 months ago

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Exam Prep
GCSE and A-level Exams
Topical
10 tips for tutors and teachers to stay motivated in the classroom.

We have outlined 10 tips for teachers and tutors to keep motivation levels high.

James Gurnett

2 months ago

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Becoming a Tutor
Teach Online
5 ways to improve your child's attitude towards homework

Homework is never nice to do. After spending a day grafting at school, one of the last things students want to do is transfer that home to the dining table or desk.

James Gurnett

2 months ago

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Online Tutors
Revision
How are exams different in 2022?

2022 brings the return of every student's favourite villain, which make Thanos look tame in comparison. Exams.

James Gurnett

2 months ago

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Exam Prep
Career Advice
How to study during the half term break | Kickstart Guide

Is this a catch-up week or are you planning to do work every day of break?

James Gurnett

3 months ago

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Exam Prep
Revision
The Ultimate Guide to 11+ | Sherpa Online

The ultimate guide for you on the 11+ exam, the opportunities it presents, and the best way to approach it to ensure that your child passes and is accepted into the right secondary school.

James Gurnett

3 months ago

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Exam Prep
Educational
11+ exam
Music whilst studying? The good, the bad and the ukulele

We all have our own different methods of studying and revising. Some people work with music in the background, from lo-fi beats and jazz to rap.

James Gurnett

3 months ago

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Revision
Educational
What is the equation for Photosynthesis?

Photosynthesis is the process by which plants, algae, bacteria and photosynthetic protists produce chemical energy (ATP) from light.

James Gurnett

4 months ago

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E-Learning
Biology
Educational
Why we should be learning Mandarin

Whether you are new, a complete beginner; or just looking for a new hobby, learning Mandarin can be a fantastic way to boost your confidence and gain respective occupational opportunities.

James Gurnett

4 months ago

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Learning a New Language
Educational