What is NAPLAN?

NAPLAN assesses the literacy and numeracy skills of all Australian school students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. But what is NAPLAN really? Read our guide to NAPLAN.


PISA test results not a “wake-up call”

Australian schools have recorded their worst results in reading, maths, and science, according to the Programme for International Student Assessment. Are these “shock results” really that surprisi...


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.


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...


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...


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...


Parent interview: Billie

To continue our series of interviews with real Cluey parents on the friction points around online learning, mum-of-two Billie discusses how tutoring has supplemented her homeschooling program.


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.


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...

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