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Superprof: Quality Home Tutoring from Expert Personal Tutors

Since the launch of our one on one tutoring start-up in 2013, we have emphasised the need for a relationship of trust between the Superprof team and the website’s users. We believe that establishing this kind of relationship is fundamental for our tutoring website to succeed as well as those who use it. Whether you’re […]

28 July 2017 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How long is the history of Perth, Australia?

Where To Find History Courses In Perth

The capital city of Western Australia, Perth was founded in 1829 by Captain James Stirling, and the state was made the first free settlement by the British Government in June of the same year. Just over 130 years before, the Dutch had navigated the area, searching for survivors of the lost vessel, Ridderschap van Hollant, […]

3 April 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

While some tutors can be expensive, many parents are happy to subsidise the cost to give their children the best start.

What is the Price of a Biology Tutor?

Whilst Biology lessons are full of opportunities to experience and learn about our race and all of the other organisms living all around us, the complexity of biological life can sometimes throw students off course if they aren't doing extra tutoring. If you started off your VCE or HSC studies well but then began to fall […]

1 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

EAL English for Year 12 VCE Students

The intention of the EAL English Units 3 and 4 program for year 12 students is to "mend the linguistic gaps between local students and those from non-English speaking backgrounds" (Lisa's Study Guides 2020). The EAL program is for students who have not yet lived in Australia for 7 years or who have not had […]

31 March 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Learning Maths In Sydney

Are you a Sydneysider currently struggling with maths?  Or perhaps you're doing great and looking to get into a specialist programme or math-related degree. Either way, you're looking for a highly-qualified, friendly and overall helpful tutor to bring the best out of your right-side logical brain. You might have the ambition and motivation, but the […]

30 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How can you learn to draw for free?

Improve Your Drawing For Free

"I sometimes think there is nothing so delightful as drawing." Vincent van Gogh Many Australians are drawn to creative pursuits for the relaxing benefits as well as the sense of accomplishment they can bring. What really matters is, do you like to knit? Or maybe work with colour pencils? If the latter tickles your fancy, and […]

12 April 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Which are the best dance styles for couples?

Sensual Dance For Couples (And Hopeful Singles!)

“Dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt. Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth.” More and more people around Australia are choosing to learn how to dance. Long seen as the province of older people, young dancers, inspired by shows such as Strictly Come Dancing, as […]

21 March 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Acting Student Stage

Top Acting Schools In Australia

“The theatre is the only institution in the world which has been dying for four thousand years and has never succumbed. It requires tough and devoted people to keep it alive.” ― John Steinbeck Do you dream of expressing your artistic talents on the stage? Perhaps you're even ready to start auditioning for drama school this […]

19 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Where To Find Dance Classes Perth

Perth is known for much more than just its gorgeous beaches and laid-back atmosphere - did you know it also has a thriving arts and dance scene? We have the renowned Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) to thank for that, but there are also dance studios in every suburb, as well as an […]

14 March 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Which are the best books for studying Mandarin?

10 Best Chinese Learning Books for Beginners

While the digital seems to have the wind in its sail, it’s taking a little longer for it to find its way into education. In fact, there are still echoes of “turn to page 44” in modern foreign language Mandarin lessons where students complete exercises out of printed textbooks rather than on iPads or digital whiteboards. […]

5 February 2021 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

How do you homeschool children?

Homeschooling Tips

“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.” - Gandhi Let’s start by saying that there’s no such thing as a typical day of homeschooling and that’s probably why you’re interested in it. These tips are here to help, but you don’t need to follow them […]

29 March 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Why should you use smartphone apps to learn?

Reasons to Use Apps for Revision

“The unexamined life is not worth living” - Socrates No matter what kind of smartphone you have, you should be able to enjoy a variety of useful apps. Both the App Store and the Google Play Store have plenty of apps that you can use online and offline almost anywhere. Our phones are almost part […]

29 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How do you homeschool childre?

How to Homeschool Kids

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela 2020 saw a lot of parents having to homeschool their children more than they’d probably planned to. With the pandemic, some parents might be just thinking of keeping their children at home and teaching them themselves. Legally, it’s […]

29 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Which are the best apps for learning?

The Best Revision Apps

“The challenge for a human now is to be more interesting to another than his or her smartphone.” - Alain de Botton Maths, science, and English are still all subjects that you have to study and most parents would love to have enough time to help their children with every part of their schooling. After […]

29 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Nutrition is important for your health and wellbeing

How Do You Become A Qualified Nutritionist In Australia

Australians are generally quite health-conscious people. They love sport, the outdoors, and exercise. Plant-based diets or diets that reduce meat intake - such as vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, and flexitarian - are popular in Australia, as are other diets like Keto and Paleo. Dietary requirements and intolerances are also common, for example gluten-free, dairy-free, lactose-free, and […]

24 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Where can you work as a nutritionist in Australia?

Working As A Nutritionist In Australia

The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition. ~ Thomas Edison ~ The importance of healthy eating as a longterm lifestyle, rather than as a short term weight-loss solution or fad diet, has become far more widespread in Australia as […]

16 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Whether at the gym or at home, bodybuilding is always a good idea.

Benefits of Fitness Training With a Personal Trainer

If there's something to take away from this article, it's that the key to wellbeing and an overall happier life is patience. To reach a comfortable state of wellbeing, practice and regular motivation can be incredibly beneficial. For instance, taking part in sport can keep you fit, and certainly with the aforementioned learning habits, your […]

13 March 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Nutritionist can help clients to lose weight

Your guide to Becoming an Accredited Sports Nutritionist in Australia

We all know that when we exercise and eat in a healthy and balanced way, we feel more ready to face our day, but we often need a helping hand to reach or health goals. If you're fascinated by the science of how eating the right food can help us to live our best lives, […]

5 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Identify which type of learning your require

Choose the Right Arabic Tutor for You

If you have the desire to learn Arabic, you must take courses to really see progress, and of course, be persistent with your learning. Maybe you are planning to go to an Arab country, but don’t yet have a handle on the lingo. Maybe you are interested in this ancient Semitic language and culture, but […]

10 April 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Is Japanese hard to learn?

Learning Japanese In Australia

Japan — a tiny country with a big population, a big heart and a longstanding traditional culture. Australia — a huge country with a small population, a sense of fun and a longstanding indigenous culture (but a short 'white' one). To give you a little bit of perspective in comparison to Australia: at just over […]

10 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Tips on how to learn Mandarin

How To Learn Chinese Fast

“There is no single way of learning something.” This maxim, spoken by Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322 BC), just goes to show that any learning methodology needs to be tailored to each individual student in order to learn better and retain information. For example, when learning Chinese as a second language, some students find it harder […]

9 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

No extra time markings needed in english

English Grammar Online: Comprehending Verb Tenses

There are languages around the world that do not need verb tenses to communicate when an action occurs. They also don’t need a different verb form for each specific pronoun.  Languages where the verbs do not change form, either in conjugation or for any tenses, include Afrikaans, Scandinavian languages and Mandarin Chinese. Is your native […]

8 April 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Learning piano alone can be frustrating, but will get better over time

The Most Difficult Piano Pieces Ever Written

When you begin piano lessons, most of the time the goal is to progress as quickly and as well as possible. You want to acquire the strongest bases, then go on playing the pieces that you like. Let's be honest, most pianists are looking to play the songs they've heard and would like to remake, […]

6 April 2021 ∙ 11 minutes reading time

Singing exams involve showing personality

How to know if you can skip singing grades

Exams. They're a stressful experience for most students no matter what the subject or the level, whether they're oral or written. Music exams for instruments like percussion, piano, guitar, clarinet and of course, singing are no different. Given this, you might ask yourself why we put ourselves through such an ordeal. What do we actually […]

5 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How Much Do Guitar Strings Cost?

After purchasing a guitar and using it for a bit, there will definitely come the time when you need to buy new accessories, like guitar strings, for your musical instrument. The thing is, many people underestimate how important the right set of strings are to get those chords sounding the way you want. It's not […]

2 April 2021 ∙ 11 minutes reading time

How do you teach yourself the drums?

Learn to Play the Drums in Adelaide

While Sydney and Melbourne boast of their live music scenes, and perhaps rightly so, Adelaide's own scene has been quietly evolving over the years and has produced some great, world-renowned artists. From the likes of Paul Kelly, Cold Chisel, Hilltop Hoods and Sia, Adelaide has an impressive lineup! If you are looking to get into […]

28 March 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Find your very own Life Coach Hobart!

We all go through moments in our professional and personal lives where we feel a little lost or have anxiety about our future. If you're feeling this way, it could be a sign to hire the services of a life coach. The skills and knowledge a professional life coach offers can allow their clients to […]

4 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Look for free sheet music online

3 Steps Towards Thriving as a Procrastinating Creative

I recently took a ‘Big-5’ personality test, which confirmed to me what I already knew about myself, with one surprising kicker. I scored exceptionally high on trait openness. Meaning that I am, by nature, artistically inclined and open to experiencing new things. I was already well aware of this. What I didn’t expect to see was that […]

31 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

becoming a lawyer

How To Become A Lawyer In Australia

If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers. ~ Charles Dickens ~ When you were really little, pre-school aged, what did you want to be when you grew up? Perhaps a doctor? Or a teacher? An emergency services profession — police, paramedic, fireman? An adventurous job — astronaut or explorer? Did […]

31 March 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

What is life coaching?

How To Find Life Coaching In Melbourne

In Australia, life coaching has become increasingly popular over the last decade or so. It's a term you'll probably have heard multiple times — but how many people actually know what it means? What is life coaching exactly? Who needs it and why? Who provides it? To answer the 'what is it?' question — life […]

12 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Personal Academic Coaching

Private Tutoring According to Your Child’s Needs

Many students struggle at school. They may be disinterested in school, or they may struggle academically. If a child starts their academic schooling with a faulty base or foundation, they risk having difficulty in the future. To avoid the risk of students dropping out, or being unable to pursue tertiary education, many parents are seeking […]

11 April 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Study cramming

The Advantages of Tutoring for High School Students

You've probably heard from your child, be they in primary school or high school, that there is not enough time during their learning to get free, one-on-one time with the teacher, be it in maths, English, science, or any other area of their education. This means that they will have difficulty finding the benefit of their […]

9 April 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

private tutoring in Darwin

How to Find a Tutor Darwin

Despite not being as populated as some of Australia’s major cities such as Melbourne or Sydney, Darwin is home to a culturally diverse range of people who come from all kinds of educational backgrounds. Not only that, Darwin is a thriving business and industrial capital, making it one of the most exciting and opportunity-driven places […]

26 March 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

One to one attention is a benefit of homeschooling

Home Schooling Support: Top 8 Benefits!

Home education or homeschooling is currently a hot topic. There are many reasons why parents choose to take their children out of the formal education system; illness, ideology, problems with bullying, special needs, disengagement. Equally, there are many different forms of home education, such as flexi-schooling, de-schooling or unschooling. It also appears that the numbers […]

18 March 2021 ∙ 9 minutes reading time