The Sherpa Blog

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

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Applying to a Brand New Subject at University: My Politics Journey
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Toni

3 weeks ago

Antonia takes you through her experience of getting offers to study Politics at all of her university choices without studying it at A-Level.
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Tools to Integrate English Into Everyday Life
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Oscar

1 month ago

You may think that learning is just reading or listening. In reality, it takes much more active participation than you might think to integrate a new topic into your everyday thinking!
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How Your Choices Can Help Fight Climate Change
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Stephanie

2 months ago

As we celebrate Earth Day, we explore ways you can help fight climate change using small changes to your lifestyle that make a huge impact on the environment.
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Tips for Revising During Ramadan
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Sheik A

3 months ago

As the holy month begins, tutor Sheik breaks down his tips for revising during Ramadan using his experience in teaching and helping students achieve their potential.
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The Positive Side To Failing
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Alice D

5 months ago

Fear of failure is holding you back. Every successful person in the world has tasted defeat, it's how you react and learn from mistakes that lights the path to improvement!
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The Psychological Benefits Of Studying STEM
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Mira M

6 months ago

Should you study sciences? This blog by a medical student explains all the lesser-known benefits of studying STEM subjects and how they can shape the way you see the world.
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My First Year Tutoring Language Online
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Stuart D

6 months ago

A review of a very experienced online tutor's first year teaching English, German, Italian and French online and how it has reignited his passion for teaching beyond his expectations.
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Dealing with Burnout
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Russell Kilgour

7 months ago

Learn to identify signs of mental health changes and explore proactive strategies to maintain balance. Prioritise your well-being ahead of any deadlines to avoid academic burnout.
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Navigating End-Of-Term Report Cards
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Russell Kilgour

8 months ago

Why do school report cards matter? What do they truly mean for your child's academic progress? Learn when to celebrate achievements and when to address concerns in this insightful blog.
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Comparing Teaching Experiences: The UK, South Africa and South Korea
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Claire S

8 months ago

Explore a seasoned teacher's experiences in the UK, South Africa, and South Korea. Discover unique perspectives, teaching methodologies, and cultural influences that shape the educational jou
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The Science Of Effective Revision
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Tabitha G

9 months ago

Unlock your exam success with expert insights! Explore 10 proven tips for effective GCSE and A-level revision based on the science of memory and cognition written by a Psychology tutor.
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10 Top Tips For Year 10!
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Russell Kilgour

9 months ago

Discover essential tips for a successful start to your GCSE journey in Year 10. From effective time management to subject research, the path to academic excellence begins here!
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Is Primary School Tuition Right For My Child?
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Imran M

9 months ago

Child development during primary school is extremely important. Learning with a tutor is very effective and leads to lifetime gains in attitude and attainment in school.
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Dyslexia and Online Tutoring
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Finnbar

9 months ago

Discover firsthand insights from an experienced tutor navigating the world of educating children with dyslexia. Explore Finn's classroom and online teaching journey.
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Essential Tips for The Night Before An Exam
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Imran M

9 months ago

From creating a calming atmosphere to promoting healthy routines, our expert advice helps both parents and students navigate the night before the exam with confidence.
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