The Superprof Blog

Trust is fundamental to success for all parties, so here are our promises to you
Advice for Students

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

learn maths through these arithmetic examples

General Arithmetic Rules and Maths Tutoring

Basic arithmetic and working with numbers is something which we will encounter at every level of our education and academic life. Arithmetic is the branch of mathematics that is concerned with the basic operations we use when studying numbers; addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. In primary and high school, even into university and TAFE level study, […]

10 June 2021 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

Who are academic support tutorials for?

What to Consider Before Choosing A Chemistry Tutor

Are you studying your VCE or HSC and looking to achieve a good ATAR? Perhaps you're at university, either way, there are several different kinds of tutors and options to choose from depending on your education level. As is seen with science, biology, physics or even general English tutoring, one on one sessions can have […]

8 June 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

fourth graders can struggle with maths concepts such as long division

Finding An Arithmetic Tutor

In Australia, mathematics has always had the reputation among many of being 'too hard' or 'unnecessary' (especially in the later years). Certainly, it is the cause of anxiety and stress amongst many students from primary school through to high school and at the university level. Student frustration aside, what is more alarming is Australia's increasing […]

8 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

School English Tutoring Australia

In Australia, English is by far the most commonly spoken and has been entrenched as the de facto national language since European settlement. English is used in all aspects of our daily lives, from how we communicate to each other to how we work. English is a compulsory subject throughout all of primary and secondary schools in […]

7 June 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

What art supplies do I need for drawing?

Where To Find Drawing Classes In Melbourne

Melbourne, capital city of Victoria, is a city buzzing with dynamic arts and culture. From its prestigious art galleries to the hole-in-the-wall galleries and popular street art, Melbourne has something for every art enthusiast's taste. A few of the arts sites well worth a visit for those in the region include: Hosier Lane — street […]

4 June 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Learn to play the piano in Melbourne

Find a great piano teacher for lessons in Melbourne

Playing any musical instrument can bring joy and confidence into a person's life. Whether it's guitar, keyboard, drums or even singing, performing can help us to express ourselves as well as learn a new skill. Out of all musical instruments, the piano is perhaps the most common for students to take up. It's used in […]

25 May 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How often should I practice playing piano?

Piano Lessons Perth

With a music scene brimming with talent, lots of learning institutions, and private music teachers everywhere you look, Perth is a fantastic place to learn any instrument, including the piano. Whether you’re a newbie, a semi-accomplished player, or already a superstar on the keys, you are guaranteed to find a music teacher near you that […]

24 May 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

All of these tournament players could become grandmasters

The Grandmasters of Chess

If the Netflix series The Queen's Gambit ignited in you a passion - or, at least an interest in chess, you might be keen to know a few interesting facts behind the story. Chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov consulted on the series, as well as the premier US chess coach, Bruce […]

23 May 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

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

Yoga and meditation are linked

How to find yoga lessons across Australia

“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.” B.K.S. Iyengar This quote from one of the foremost leaders in yoga teaching, B.K.S. Iyengar truly gets to the essence of what yoga as a practice can really mean to a student. Of course, there are so many physical […]

6 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Pilates equipment for the home and for the gym

Pilates Accessories

Pilates can be as simple as you like. Whether you prefer to practice barefoot on the mat, or you’re building your very own collection of yoga and Pilates accessories, there’s no doubt that the Pilates method is easy to adapt to your surroundings and the equipment available to you. The Pilates method, which was developed […]

1 June 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Gain strength and flexibility with yoga

Where to find great yoga classes in the Sydney CBD

Over the last 40 years, we've seen yoga evolve from being quite a niche style of exercise practiced mostly in South East Asia, to become a globally popular way for people to work out. So why are more and more people turning to yoga classes for their workout day to day? Well, the answer lies […]

30 May 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Yoga classes need proper preparation

Where to Find Yoga Classes in Adelaide

With fitness, health and wellness culture consistently on the rise, it's no wonder yoga has become amongst the most popular forms of exercise. It's clear that people's interest in fitness has grown by activewear sales alone, not to mention the prevalence of online health gurus and wellness influencers. Wearing activewear casually made a huge comeback […]

28 May 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Boost your career by learning Mandarin

Learning Chinese for Native English Speakers

Lessons in Chinese may prove difficult for native English speaking Australians, not least of all because of the grammar, characters, writing system, inability to practice or speak it day to day, and inability to understand certain elements of the culture. It is however one of the most rewarding experiences you can have, Word on the […]

9 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Paris street scene

What to Know about French Tutoring Melbourne

French is no stranger to English speakers. The language is similar to English in many ways, and many students have learnt at least some at one year of school or another. For those students who have learnt in private or taken lessons at university, the learning experience may have been different or more in-depth, but […]

30 May 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Which are the best attractions in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong’s Best Attractions

“The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life. ” - Agnes Repplier Hong Kong is somewhere you have to visit as there are so many things to see and do once you get there! It's one of the most popular destinations in the world for tourism and people flock there every […]

28 May 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How much does it cost to visit Hong Kong?

The Cost of Visiting Hong Kong

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” - Unknown Hong Kong is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia and, while technically part of China, Hong Kong is very much its own thing. It’s a very unique destination with a wealth of things to see and do. This cosmopolitan […]

28 May 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How do you become a better rapper?

Common Rap Errors

“Never become so involved with something that it blinds you. Never forget where you from; someone will remind you.” - DMX In 2020, rap and hip-hop music’s popularity increased drastically. Do you love rap and want to learn how to do it? Here are the 10 mistakes you have to avoid! When starting with any […]

6 June 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How can you learn to write slam poetry?

Becoming a Slam Poet

“Words are powerful. Words make a difference. They can create and destroy. They can open doors and close doors. Words can create illusion or magic, love or destruction. … All those things.” - R.M. Engelhardt Slam poetry is a lot like rap’s cousin as words are fundamental to slam poetry, but the presentation and delivery […]

5 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How do you write rap lyrics?

How to Write Rap Lyrics

“My whole thing is to inspire, to better people, to better myself forever in this thing that we call rap, this thing that we call hip hop.” - Kendrick Lamar Would you like to become a rapper? You’re going to have to write some lyrics. Almost every successful rapper also writes the lyrics as rapping […]

4 June 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How can you learn to rap?

How to Become a Rapper

“Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand it, and use it as a foundation to grow.” – Jay Z With 50 million streams, rap music increased in popularity in the UK in 2020. Maybe you’d be […]

3 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Why should you become a mature student?

Why should I Consider Becoming a Mature Age student?

There are many reasons why people decide to commit to further studies and adult learning. You might be looking for work, or want to upskill to make yourself more employable and gain more opportunities in your industry. Many Australians are unhappy with their career, and are looking to learn new skills to transfer to different […]

9 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How do you become a mature student?

Education Opportunities For Mature Students In Australia

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would be amazed. ~ Thomas Edison ~ Depending on the university or education institution, students aged over 20 or 21 prior to enrolment are considered mature students in Australia. Mature age students are becoming increasingly common in universities and TAFE institutions throughout Australia, and […]

7 June 2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Where can you study a law degree in Canberra?

Finding A Law Tutor In Canberra

A lawyer is a person who writes a 10,000 word document and calls it a 'brief'. ~ Franz Kafka ~ In all seriousness, though, law is considered one of the more difficult subjects to study and it is incredibly competitive to get into in Australia. The ATAR score required to be accepted into a university […]

6 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Where can you find courses for mature students?

Courses for Mature Aged Students

Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. – Oprah Winfrey Often it takes people a long time to figure out what it is that they want to do in terms of a career. They might have gone to university after high school, completed a degree, and obtained a job in […]

4 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How do I make an advert for my personal tutor company?

A Tutor Advertisement Sample To Get You Started

Private tutoring is a direct line to the heart of new experiences. As the famous author and spokesperson, Zig Zigler, once said: You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. At Superprof, there are always plenty of students looking for tutoring help across a broad range of disciplines. If […]

1 June 2021 ∙ 16 minutes reading time

How to teach guitar lessons

Become a Guitar Teacher

Giving guitar lessons is a brilliant way to share your musical talent and make some money to boot. Doesn't matter if you teach rock, jazz, classical, blues, electric, or even bass or ukelele. Not many people are going to be complaining when they are teaching what they love and making money! One issue however, is […]

26 May 2021 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Personal tutors are in demand all over the world

Finding Students to Give Arabic Lessons to

You're a native Arabic speaker, and maybe have a good command of English, Spanish, or French too. This might be a sign that you should spend your time giving lessons to help learn your native language with private tutoring. It might seem that knowledge of French, Spanish, or English in your country has more resources […]

22 May 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

become a tutor

Tutoring Jobs in Adelaide

Adelaide, capital of South Australia, is a growing city in Australia and one of the most liveable cities in the world.  Home to 1.3 million people, there is plenty to see and do in this city. Although universities do have campuses in rural locations, Adelaide receives by far the most amount of students in this region […]

20 May 2021 ∙ 9 minutes reading time