Jack Goodman reviews the new documentary 'Most Likely to Succeed', a film about a group of teachers and students experimenting with a radical rethink of how teachers should teach and how students learn best.
A couple of weeks ago a book entitled Why Tutoring? arrived at our offices. Written by Andrea Nelson-Royes, Why Tutoring? is a comprehensive analysis of the history, pedagogical benefits, and current state of the art of tutoring.
The treatment of Australian of the Year Adam Goodes by some AFL fans is something we feel compelled to address. We at YourTutor feel a particular affinity for Goodes because of his generosity in donating his time to support the work we do with Indigenous high school students.
Since the internet began its inevitable and relentless domination of so many aspects of our lives, dozens of industries have succumbed to its power. Now, belatedly, it appears the university lecture is about to meet the same fate.
Jack Goodman suggests that Australia's universities need to ensure international students pass more rigorous pre-enrolment assessments, and that those students who do enrol need to receive more academic, social, and cultural support.