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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

Study history to learn about the world

Which of the History Courses in Perth is Best For You?

According to the American Historical Association, learning about history is not a choice, it's a must in order to "gain access to the laboratory of human experience." It's so much more than just memorising the year something important happened. The academic study of history allows us to gain a better understanding of how the different […]

29 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Successful revision is about two things: resources and mindset

The Best Resources for Maths Revision

Maths, maths and more maths. If you clicked on this article, you are probably a Maths candidate with coursework and examinations to prepare for. Well, you're in the right place. We're here to advise each Maths pupil how to get the most out of your maths revision, and being as efficient as possible in the […]

25 April 2021 ∙ 17 minutes reading time

Brush up on your maths or learn a new skill with the internet

How to Improve with Online Maths Tuition

Maths! It's something we all encounter during our learning, that our teachers will drill into us throughout our time at school. And we're well aware that it's not every child who will be an excellent student in the subject - mathematics isn't seen as a high level use of one's time by some. Nevertheless, some extra […]

23 April 2021 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

Biology is just one of the subjects needed to enter the healthcare sector.

Study Biology: 10 Reasons Why It’s a Good Idea!

If you’re still on the fence about whether Biology is the subject that can bring enjoyment to your life, while putting you on a path to fantastic career prospects and giving you knowledge for life, check out our ten great reasons to study Biology. Biology is one of those subjects at school or University where […]

15 April 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Find embroidery classes near you.

3 Ways to Learn How To Embroider As a Beginner

Embroidery is a very meditative hobby. The sewing supplies needed for embroidery such as embroidery thread, needles and special embroidery patterns are fairly cheap (the embroidery hoop can be the most expensive, unless you want to try goldwork) and if you like you can create charmingly naive miniatures with only backstitch or running stitch. Its […]

29 April 2021 ∙ 10 minutes reading time

You can never be too old to learn to tap dance.

Tips For Starting Tap Dancing

There are so many dance styles to choose from — ballet, street dance, hip hop, jazz, ballroom dancing and more — but something about tap dancing just stands out from the rest. Is it the masters of tap, like Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson and Sandman Sims, who draw so many people in, or […]

29 April 2021 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

How can you draw a dog?

Drawing Dogs

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras Dog’s are man’s best friend. But why is that? Studies carried out by Bridgett vonHoldt in 2009 showed that dogs have a gene that causes hyper-sociability. Perhaps this gene explains our ongoing relationship with our four-legged friends. What better way […]

26 April 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How can you draw a unicorn?

Drawing Unicorns

“Unicorns are real. The mermaids told me.” - Anonymous According to the American Journal of Applied Sciences, unicorns existed. The fossil of a creature known as the Siberian unicorn that died out around 29,000 years ago was discovered. While this was far more like a rhinoceros than a horse with a horn, scientists discovered that […]

26 April 2021 ∙ 6 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

Create the best home education for your child.

How is a Home Tutoring Course Conducted?

Are you based in Australia, at the start of your homeschooling journey and have no idea where to start? Do you feel unsure of how to create the ‘right’ curriculum for your child? Or how to ensure that you cover all parts of their educational development to give them the best possible chance of succeeding […]

19 April 2021 ∙ 8 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

Working out with a personal trainer helps to achieve your goals

The Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer in Brisbane?

For those who want to improve their health and fitness, a personal trainer is one of the best ways to get started on your journey, and Superprof is an excellent place to find one. Let's have a look at some of the reasons why a program with a personal trainer'll help you feel great: In […]

28 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How can you exercise for free?

Cheaper Ways to Exercise

“The important thing in life is not victory but combat; it is not to have vanquished but to have fought well.” - Pierre de Coubertin Would you like to exercise but can’t afford a gym membership? A lot of people have taken to exercising at home because every workout is free but it's not the […]

26 April 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Which are the best apps for exercising?

The Best Budget Exercise Apps

“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.” – Derek Jeter Finding the time, money, and motivation for exercise isn’t always easy. We can’t all be the type of person who throws on their trainers the second they get up or […]

26 April 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How can you exercise for cheap?

Cheap Ways to Exercise

"A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning." - Pat Riley Would you like to exercise but don’t want to spend a fortune on gym equipment or gym memberships? A lot of people have turned to exercise at home and, thanks to modern technology, you can follow fitness classes from the comfort of your […]

26 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

On celebrities behaving badly...

Can You Name Ten Famous French Actors?

Newsflash: Four of the top ten foreign films that appeared in 2018 are French! While American superheroes battle evil at the movie box office, thought-provoking films of social commentary and the lives of real people are playing on silver screens everywhere. True, they are subtitled: unless you speak fluent French, it would be difficult to […]

3 May 2021 ∙ 10 minutes reading time

Online language websites are a great way to consolidate your knowledge of German

The Best Websites For ESL Learners

Learning English one-on-one with a private tutor, or in a small group course with native speaking teachers, preferably in-country, is obviously going to be the most effective way for English as a Second Language (ESL) students and other English language learners to improve their proficiency and skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Unfortunately, this […]

2 May 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Translation websites are becoming more and more accurate to translate into English and vice versa

Discover the Best Online Translators for Learning English

Getting a sentence translated from your mother tongue - you might be a Japanese, Russian, or Portuguese speaker - into a foreign language - do I hear Spanish, English, or German? - is almost as complicated as this sentence! It could be a short phrase, long phrase, or paragraph, either way, this can take quite […]

28 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How can you plan a trip to Barcelona?

Planning a Trip to Barcelona

“Allow me to state here how much I love Barcelona, an admirable city, a city full of life, intense, a port open to the past and future.” - Le Corbusier Going to Barcelona is more than just enjoying a bit of sun, sea, and sand, it’s also an opportunity to discover tonnes of art, history, […]

26 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Guitars are a majestic instrument with a versatile range.

Get Playing With Online Guitar Lessons

Guitar popularity online The first musical instruments that probably come to mind are guitar (bass, electric, or acoustic), piano, a drum set, or maybe even singing. So many songs are now recorded in a studio with a drum, bass, guitar, singer, and/or piano for the song recording. It might surprise you to learn that the […]

30 April 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Here are details on how to learn the violin and where.

Where Can You Play The Violin In Australia?

Let's say you've always yearned to play a musical instrument but, for whatever reason, you simply never got the chance. Now, master of your own destiny, you intend to pursue the need to express your artistic side by studying music and learning how to play an instrument. You're not really sure which instrument appeals to […]

28 April 2021 ∙ 13 minutes reading time

Where can I take classical guitar exams?

All About AMEB Guitar Grades

For any aspiring guitar player, an exam represents a chance to present your knowledge and skill in playing your instrument in a structured, formal and assessed way. Even just having an exam to prepare for will likely push you to improve your performance skills, your knowledge of music theory as well as your ability to […]

28 April 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

There are many skills needed to perform well in a group

What To Know About Drum Lessons in Sydney

When you think of music, a guitar and drums probably come to mind, and rightly so. Along with piano and guitar, drums has been the mainstay of contemporary music for years and years, with the latter however only really coming to prominence in the couple of centuries. Musical theory used to centre around typically classical […]

27 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Law can lead to many professions, like being a judge

Enlist the Service of a Law Tutor Melbourne

You don't have to be a student of Melbourne or Monash law school to come into contact with legal studies. One of life's great lessons that we learn at a very young age is about rules, so we know from year 1 of school what sort of behaviour will get us into trouble or not. […]

29 April 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How to Find a Law Tutor in Sydney

Law is renowned as being one of the most difficult courses to study at university. Studying to become a lawyer may be hard but the benefits are numerous.  For example, according to Graduate Careers Australia, around 74% of law school graduates who were available for employment were employed 4 months later. This result is higher […]

27 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

becoming a solicitor

Career Options for Those with a Law Degree

"Law is order, and good law is good order." - Aristotle Many students start preparations for University law school at a young age for various reasons. Pressure from family to become a big shot attorney, wanting to help make a difference in the world, or just plain wanting to be rich and respected, are some […]

26 April 2021 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

The banks in Canary Warf London.

Where to Work as an Accountant in Australia

The accounting sector is involved all across the world in different employment fields. As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant, your accounting degree may get you full-time jobs in almost any area you wish, as businesses all around the world need the data management skills that an accountant provides. Accountant employers include banks, […]

25 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Drawing, Writing, Reading and Mathematics

The Benefits of a Primary School Tutor

One of the major concerns for parents today is the fear of their child dropping out of school.  Students today are exposed to a range of pressures from not only their teachers, but their classmates and even their parents. For this reason the rate at which all of these pressures, both social and academic, can […]

2 May 2021 ∙ 11 minutes reading time

Online guitar lessons.

How To Teach Guitar Online

Enrolling at a music school may be the traditional way of learning to play the guitar, but the Internet has revolutionised the world of teaching by enabling anyone to instruct others all over the world.  All you need is a good quality webcam and a strong internet connection to demonstrate how to play the guitar. […]

1 May 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

English tutors have a lot of opportunities

How To Tutor English In Australia

Teaching and tutoring can be rewarding and demanding in equal proportions. Before you decide to become an English tutor or a private English teacher, it is advisable to find out exactly what is involved. Tutors are always in demand for academic subjects or recreational classes, however, the ability to offer tutoring in the English language […]

1 May 2021 ∙ 10 minutes reading time

Universities in England

Tutoring For University Students

"Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.”-  Francis Bacon  Educated societies are successful societies, more often than not. Why is that?  It is proven that individuals who have participated in some form of formal further education are citizens who contribute more to their community. This helps to increase to the prosperity and well-being […]

29 April 2021 ∙ 9 minutes reading time