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

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7 Underrated skills that will boost your grades in class

Work smarter, not harder is a common jokey phrase that people use when they feel as though they are taking a shortcut or cheating the system. But it should not be construed as a joke. It is t

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James Gurnett

10 months ago

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E-Learning
Career Advice
Educational
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7 Most Important Benefits of Tuition

Whilst school has its positives; carefully curated, structured and engaging one-to-one tuition help students understand their shortcomings in an open and honest way.

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James Gurnett

10 months ago

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Online Tutors
E-Learning
Benefits of Tuition
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5 Reasons becoming a part-time tutor can lead to a fulfilling career

Winter is fast approaching. The days are getting shorter and the opportunities to continue enjoying the sun after 4.30 pm are dwindling.

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James Gurnett

11 months ago

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Becoming a Tutor
E-Learning
Become an Online Tutor
Online tutoring jobs
Biology
Career Advice
Educational
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5 Great Ways to Keep Your Brain Active Over the Summer Holidays

Staying on top of things can be extremely fun and insightful instead of draining during your well-deserved time off. It is critical to keep your brain busy to avoid those brainfart moments wh

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Sebastian Owen

11 months ago

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GCSE and A-level Exams
Educational
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How To Write The Perfect Essay

For most people going through college or coming towards the end of secondary school, they are going to come face to face with many essays. Knowing how to write a good essay is key to making s

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Sebastian Owen

11 months ago

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English Tutors
Essay Writing
Humanities
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Do Plants Boost Productivity in a Workspace?

Trying to be productive in a work environment is one of the key issues many people face on a regular basis. Some common reasons are due to a work overload, poor working environment or general

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Jamie Gibbs

1 year ago

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Online Tutors
GCSE Revision
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Revision
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The Best Educational Netflix Shows, Broken Down by Subject

Undeniably, we all love a little binge-watching and can’t get enough of our streaming channels. Whether you are Netflix and chilling all evening or cramming in a few episodes on the bus or in

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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E-Learning
Netflix
Educational
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5 Best Ways to use an Online Tutor Through the School Holidays

The summer holidays is the longest period that pupils are away from their teachers in the academic year. It is also the time period that their academic studies may jump the most / make the bi

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Online Tutors
Maths Tutors
English Tutors
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What to Expect on GCSE Results Day

GCSE Results Day is finally here, and many students are wondering what to expect. Did their hard work pay off? What if you didn't do as well as expected? It's natural to feel nervous, but it

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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GCSE and A-level Exams
A-level Choices
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What is the Best Age to Learn a New Language?

Few people are lucky enough to have been raised with two languages and grow up speaking fluently in both. Growing up abroad or with multi-national parents can be a huge boost to language lear

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Online Tutors
English as a Foreign Language
Learning a New Language
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Which Subjects Should I Pick at A-level?

There is a lot to think about when deciding upon your A-level subjects. These choices will possibly influence what you end up studying at uni and for some readers, your career after that. The

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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GCSE and A-level Exams
A-level Choices
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Top 8 Educational Activities in London for the School Holidays

The school summer holidays are just around the corner. That’s almost 2 months of downtime and a chance for some awesome trips out with the family. While you may not be going abroad this year

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Educational
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The Best Subjects to Teach Online

Just like their students, every teacher has a favourite subject. Some of them are childhood favourites that have stuck with them all along, some of them may be their favourite to teach becaus

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Becoming a Tutor
Online Tutors
Maths and Physics
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4 Reasons Why Your Child Should Study Over the Summer

A long Summer does not just create a pause in learning, it can also diminish any skills that have already been learnt. This refers to the common term “use it or lose it”. Without exam prepara

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Online Tutors
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How to Make Your CV Stand Out - For Current Students

Applying for a job is always a constant worry; and it often begins with your Curriculum Vitae (CV). Such concerns are often associated with your CV layout and how to apply your educational an

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Online Tutors
CV Help
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