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Catch up on latest news from Cardiff & Vale Tutors and other educational establishments.

Why Study History?

At Cardiff & Vale Tutors we have specialist History tutors who are WJEC Examiners, teachers in local Cardiff schools, offering GCSE and A level History tuition. In this article Llewelyn Jones,  one of A level History tutors, discusses why History tuition is more about the present than the past. ‘It’s a dead subject’, is an oft quoted comment about my subject, History. The standar...

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5 Good Reasons To Hire A Cardiff & Vale Tutor!

Most children face challenges with learning at various times of their school journey. Here are 5 reasons how a private tutor can make the difference: Establishing a Foundation Children just starting secondary school have a lot of work to do. They are learning mathematical building blocks and acquiring reading comprehension. When children struggle to master these early skills th...

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Why Should We Learn A Foreign Language?

At Cardiff & Vale Tutors we have Spanish, Chinese, Welsh, French and  German Tutors who can provide one to one tuition for GCSE, A level and adult learners. Through our online tuition service we can tutor in Cardiff, Wales and the world! Here one of our Spanish tutors looks at the benefits of learning a foreign language. With over half of the world’s populations speaking two or more...

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Maths Tuition Is As Easy As 1, 2,3 !

Our Maths specialist tutor explains some of the different types of numbers students need to know.. The natural numbers are the maths of our everyday lives: there are two schools nearby; Cardiff has 358400 residents. The square numbers are a subset of the natural numbers and are obtained by multiplying a number by itself. The first square number is 1 (since 1x1 = 1); the next is 4 (2...

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Are personal tutors worth the money?

Education can often be bewildering for parents, with curriculum changes, tests, league tables and education jargon to try and understand. However good teachers are at explaining it all, it can be difficult to know how well your child is doing and whether using a personal tutor might help. As a parent, you want the best for your child, but you also want to make sure that your hard-earned cash is be...

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