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20 benefits of tutoring

Wondering whether tutoring can help your child? Discover the benefits of tutoring and the main reasons you might choose a tutor.

ABOUT CLUEY LEARNING

As an education company, we provide students with the right help at the right time through expert online tutoring, carefully developed learning programmes in English and Maths, and personalised content that's mapped to the New Zealand syllabus.

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ADVICE FOR PARENTS

New Zealand School types explained

There are different types of schools in New Zealand that you can choose for your child and there are also other options than mainstream schooling. Let’s explain.

ADVICE FOR PARENTS

How do children learn?

Learning is a deeply complex neurological process that is widely studied across the world. We discover more about it every day, but we’ve got a very long way to go before we understand it confidentl...

ENGLISH

How the Māori language is taught in schools

Learning te reo Māori starts early and can continue through your child’s schooling. Being bilingual improves brain function, and te reo Māori is easy to learn.

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The Cluey Approach to Tutoring Students with ADHD

Cluey’s Chief Learning Officer, Dr Selina Samuels, defines ADHD in the context of learning and discusses how Cluey’s approach may be highly effective for these students.

STUDY & EXAM TIPS

10 habits of successful students

Cluey’s Chief Learning Officer, Dr Selina Samuels, shares some common traits she’s observed in successful students over her 30 years in education. Read on for some golden nuggets to pass onto your...

LIFE AT SCHOOL

Diversity in New Zealand schools

Inclusive education means that each student brings unique experiences, ideas, and strengths to the school. It creates an environment where everyone feels comfortable and equal.

ADVICE FOR PARENTS

Four tips to a more confident kid

At the risk of sounding overly dramatic, confidence is one of the single most important qualities for a child to have. But why does it matter so much? And can it be grown? Our Chief Learning Officer, ...

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The truth about our tutors

They’re all qualified teachers, exceptional NCEA achievers or experts in their fields – but what you don’t know is, our tutors get as much from your kids as your kids get from them!

ADVICE FOR PARENTS

Advice for teaching your child at home

At Cluey we’re drawing on our experience delivering tens of thousands of lessons online and sharing our expertise with teachers, parents and students across New Zealand (you know, just in case we al...

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20 benefits of tutoring

Wondering whether tutoring can help your child? Discover the benefits of tutoring and the main reasons you might choose a tutor.

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Does tutoring work?

Is your child performing at their optimal level? Would tutoring support them in realising their potential? How do you know if the money you invest will actually help?

LIFE AT SCHOOL

What makes good teaching?

What does it mean to be a good teacher? Does it change for primary and high school students? Dr Brad Campbell reflects on his experience and offers his take on the common tenets of teaching across age...

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How much does tutoring cost?

Ever wondered why some tutors cost more than others? It comes down to supply and demand, format, and expertise, however consider the hidden cost of time and convenience.

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Choosing the right tutor

Tutoring can be a considerable expense on top of regular school fees so it’s understandable that you want to maximise your investment. But judging the short and long term effectiveness of tutoring i...

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When is tutoring the best option?

As parents, we don’t always do a stellar job at teaching our own kids. Even if you’re a qualified teacher yourself, or if you have the forbearance to hold back and let them puzzle their way throug...

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20 reasons to get a tutor

The decision to pay for extra educational support is often based on a number of factors. Usually, students are struggling in one or more areas and could benefit from targeted help. Discover the most c...

LIFE AT SCHOOL

Why attendance matters

Every student absence impacts achievement. Here’s how to identify at-risk students and intervene early.

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What is Tutoring?

One-on-one? Online? Small groups? Learning centres? Here’s how to sift through the available offerings and find the right option for your child.

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Parent interview: Alli

We recently conducted a series of interviews with real Cluey parents around their online learning experience. Were there any friction points when it came to interacting with an online tutor? Did techn...

ADVICE FOR PARENTS

How much screen time is too much?

As a modern society we spend more time looking at screens than ever before. With screens not going anywhere any time soon, how are all those pixels impacting us physically, emotionally, socially and m...

ENGLISH

Analysing characters in English texts

Throughout your secondary English studies, you’ll read numerous novels and other texts. Knowing how to analyse key characters is a valuable skill for essay writing and exam preparation.

ENGLISH

Demystifying Shakespeare

With its complex ideas, rich language and universal themes, the works of Shakespeare offer countless opportunities to engage and challenge students. But for these same reasons, Shakespeare can appear ...

ADVICE FOR PARENTS

Work and family: can we have it all?

Career. Family. Friends. The pressure to have it all can be all-consuming. Peace Mitchell, co-founder of the Women's Business School shares her secrets to making it all work.

ENGLISH

Celebrating Book Week 2019

At Cluey Learning, we believe wholeheartedly in the power of technology as a tool. And as educators, we’re equally convinced of the magical benefits of reading.

ENGLISH

The secrets of writing a good essay

The prospect of writing an essay can make any reasonable student run for the hills. So, we asked our Chief Learning Officer to share some secrets that make the process easier.

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Developing quality content at Cluey

Great content is one of the most important aspects of learning. At Cluey, the quality of our content is one of our key points of difference.

ADVICE FOR PARENTS

Homework tips for parents

Looking to play an active role in your child’s schoolwork? We asked our expert tutors how you can best help your kids at home.

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