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Michael Larsen
Chief Executive Officer

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Head Academic Services, Asia-Pacific and UK

Caro Halliday
Student Experience, Asia-Pacific and UK

Assoc Prof Chris Tisdell
Academic Advisory Board; Associate Dean (Education), Faculty of Science at UNSW Australia

Prof Judyth Sachs
Academic Advisory Board; Former Deputy Vice Chancellor, Provost Macquarie University and Former Pro Vice Chancellor learning and teaching at Sydney University

Prof John Rosenberg
Academic Advisory Board; Former Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Global Relations) at La Trobe University

Geoff Kinkade
Academic Advisory Board; Principal Consultant Gifted & Talented in the WA Department of Education

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Studiosity in the news 

August 2017
The CEO Magazine: How to help your customers get ready for change

July 2017
The Weekend Australian: Sufficient? Necessary? What's the Role of a Bachelor's Degree in Today's Employment Market?
The Advertiser: Plea to support our STEM
Business Insider: This is why you should keep venture capital away from your startup as long as possible 

 
May 2016 
March 2016
The Daily Telegraph: Parents pike in science, maths (print)
Cairns Post: Homework, a lesson in true angst (print)
 

 May 2015

 April 2015 
 

March 2015

February 2015
Education Review: Study habits to help kids ace that test

January 2015
Surviving the first day back at school (video courtesy Channel Nine)
 

Even earlier
Northern Territory News, Straight to the Top End of the class, 2014
Education Review, Online tutoring proves a hit, 2012
School Matters, Online homework centre, 2012
The West Australian, Student can access online tutoring, 2011
Campus Review, Tutors on tap, 2010
Education Review, Tapping into tutors in the classroom, 2010
3rd Degree, ECU doing it for the kids, 2009
Sun Herald, Help's a mouse click away, 2007

Public policy and leadership

Submission to the Higher Education Standards Panel (HESP). "The significant and indispensable impact of timely, online academic support on student confidence and progression." Submission and recommendations from YourTutor.edu.au to the HESP, 7 July 2017.

Submission to the Draft National Strategy for International Education - questionnaire by the Department of Education and Training. By Jack Goodman, CEO and Founder of YourTutor, Sydney, June 2015.

Library, community campus, learning hub: The community educational development challenge. By Jack Goodman, CEO and Founder of YourTutor, and President of Friends of Libraries Australia. Presented at “AUSLIB Beyond The Walls Public Libraries In Australia And New Zealand: Engaging Their Communities” Conference, Adelaide, 26 March 2015.

"The Unified Theory of Universities" or "How to build a bridge in 2015". Why Universities are making recruitment and retention the same student journey. Slide presentation by Jack Goodman, CEO and Founder. Presented at the Student Recruitment and Retention Forum, Sydney, 3 March 2015.

First year: It’s not what it used to be. How to respond to changing needs and expectations to protect your satisfaction and completion rates. By Merrill Atlas, National Director Tertiary Partnerships. Presented at the 2nd Annual Student Experience Conference, Royal on the Park, Brisbane, 9 December 2014.

Six reasons why public libraries should be the first stop on the NBN's roll out, Australian Policy Online, 5 January 2012. By Jack Goodman, CEO and Founder of YourTutor, and President of Friends of Libraries Australia.

Research

Lee, C.B, & Hanham, J. (2017, June). Evaluating the impact of online tutoring (YourTutor).

Lynch, A (2017, April) The JCU Learning Centre approach to enhancing student success and the role of the YourTutor service. Presentation at the Universities UK Conference for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, London.

In progress: Evaluation by Macquarie University, for Australian Association of Independent Schools Independent Schools and the NBN: Transforming the Education Digital Supply Chain (TtEDSC). 

The Australian Library Journal. (June 2015). Library, community campus, learning hub: the community educational development challenge. Jack Goodman.

Interview with Jack Goodman, CEO and Founder YourTutor, in: Nelson-Royes, A. (2015). International Online Tutoring Institutions. In Why Tutoring?: A Way to Achieve Success in School (p. 108). London: Rowman and Littlefield.

University of Sydney, Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program, Compass. Boosting the University's outreach and engagement program for senior students within 30 select schools, and targeting indigenous students to provide one-to-one, anonymous expert help with homework and studies, online. 

Southern Cross University, Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program, Stellar. Providing YourTutor to students in years 9-12 at participating schools for free improves the engagement and aspiration of students, increasing the participation rates of students from communities that are under-represented in higher education.

University of Western Sydney, Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program, FastForward. Aiming to increase students at Greater Western Sydney schools' awareness of pathways to higher education, and completion of Year 12, FastForward holds events throughout the year, and provides YourTutor to all students in the program.

Curtin University's Addressing Higher Educational Access Disadvantage (AHEAD) Program uses YourTutor to actively provide access to better educational resources for its students - regardless of their geographic or socio-economic background. Its focus is on building skills, confidence and career aspirations through providing resources such as YourTutor. 

YourTutor Online Homework Help Service: Evaluation for the State Library of Queensland, Market Research Report, 20 May 2009. Prepared by Footprints Market Research.