Sherpa has teamed up with Teacheroo to offer all of its tutors an exclusive space to seek advice, support and a great chance to communicate with each other and share resources.
The important part of picking a subject is thinking about what you enjoy. Remember, you’ll be stuck with it for two years! As you move up to higher education, the work you do is expected t
Writing our own science blog has be an invaluable adventure so far with a plethora of learning experiences and growth opportunities. It is an adventure we would absolutely recommend to any sc
According to the British Dyslexia Association, more than 7 million people in the UK and 15% of the world’s population are diagnosed with dyslexia. In the UK and most Western countries, studen
In England, A-levels, AS levels and GCSE exams have been cancelled and teachers' estimated grades will be used instead. Unlike last year, A-level and GCSE students in England will be given gr
Children’s mental health week was highlighted to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health. Mental health effects everyone so encouraging younger childr
We’ve all heard of natural selection but what is it? Organisms are adapted to their environment, be it an eagle’s eyes observing its prey from long distances or a giraffe’s long neck reaching
It is widely regarded that there are 4 different categories that people fall into in relation to their learning style. We have always known that people learn in different ways and often metho
A revision timetable can add structure to your revision and help you identify which GCSE subjects you need to prioritise to get better marks. Creating a revision timetable is a great way to o
All exams can be scary for young people, especially GCSEs and A-levels, well they don’t need to be! Going into revision with a plan and solid idea of how you are going to revise can boost you
There’s no doubt that working remotely from home is even more challenging during Covid-19! There are the added distractions from other family members as well as the pandemic stress! We’ve cre
It’s common practice to have a Physics and Maths tutor to help get better GCSE grades when students are younger. During my time at school, I had an A-level philosophy tutor to help me underst
Jean Piaget, born 1896, was a Swiss psychologist well known for his work on child development. Piaget considered cognitive development as a process which occurs due to maturation and interact
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Since the COVID-19 pandemic, more students are being admitted to online tutoring platforms to catch up on their education. This raises questions about the effectiveness of online tutoring.
If it's your first tutor lesson, here are the top 5 tips that will massively benefit your learning!
The story this year has seen a restricted state of living due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The unusual and restricted way of living has caused an array of different emotions for people. The neg
The exam period is often a very confusing, stressful and lonely time for many pupils. Tuition during Exam time can be a lifeline for stressed teens.
After the news that the UK will be heading into its second lockdown of the year, lots of families will return to a seemingly familiar scenario of their children working from home again. Whils
Sherpa-Online, a new player into the game. Having only launched early 2020, Sherpa is well on its way to becoming a big name in the tutoring service industry.
Booker Taliaferro Washington was an American educator, author, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States.
Living organisms from plants to puppies; need to maintain homeostasis constantly to properly grow, work, and survive. In general, homeostasis is essential for normal cell function and overall
Sherpa Online conducted online research into the biggest problems that students and parents had with online learning.
Students are back at school set out to take their GCSE and A-level summer exams like usual! Except for one thing… exams will be delayed by several weeks, giving pupils more time to catch u
How does one choose amongst all of the private tuition options? Is online tutoring worth it? The private tuition market is growing hugely, keep these 5 tips in mind before hiring a tutor.
The work of these pioneers can often go unnoticed or forgotten which is why Black History Month is a very significant time for everyone, regardless of race, to learn about the contributions t
Did you know that colours have a great impact on how we feel and how we digest information? We can manipulate colours in order to influence our capabilities for learning which in turn, increa
In February and March 2020 a global catastrophe affected education around the world in the form of coronavirus. Covid-19 resulted in schools around the world being completely shut down with 1
Online tutoring works just as face-to-face tutoring does. Tutors work alongside academic institutions and curriculums to help pupils achieve their results and boost confidence. A tutor can re
3,000 years ago the Tasmanian Devils went extinct in the wild of Australia's mainland, conservationists are describing it as a 'historic step' in the life of the Australian eco-system.
The knighted BBC broadcaster has been the tranquil voice of nature documentary narration since the beginning of, well, nature documentaries! Attenborough set off to explore the globe in his t