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How do you become a private webcam tutor?
Advice for Tutors

Follow these Useful Steps to Get Started as an Online Tutor

How can you Get Set Up to Tutor Online? While private webcam tutorials have existed for a number of years now, some tutors still aren’t sure how to get started with teaching what they know to students! We’re here to help you get started with tutoring! Who is the Typical Student? More often than not, […]


Written on 3 August 2020

8 minutes to read
What are the benefits of teaching webcam tutorials?
Advice for Tutors

8 Reasons to Become an Online Tutor

What Are the Benefits of Teaching Online? What's Academic support over webcam? Teaching via webcam combines traditional aspects of teaching (exercises, lessons, revision, etc.) and being able to work from home. Thanks to digital technologies, you can reach students from all over the world as well as learn about new technologies. According to a 2015 […]


Written on 20 March 2020

6 minutes to read
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Learn Maths Online with a Tutor

Maths Revision with an Online Maths Tutor A major international report has found that UK teenagers are falling behind their global peers when it comes to mathematical achievement. The UK mathematics curriculum, which has been criticised for being "a mile wide and an inch deep", may be to blame for this. But it is not only […]


Written on 20 March 2020

19 minutes to read
What equipment should I use for online classes?
Advice for Tutors

How to Find Online Tutoring Jobs

How to Teach Online You've read our tips for becoming a tutor and offering in-home tutorials. Your diary’s full, you’ve got different regular tutorials across various levels (primary through secondary), for different exams (GCSEs, A Levels), or to prepare those being tutored for university or college level study. But there’s a problem. What if something comes up […]


Written on 19 March 2020

14 minutes to read

Maths Classes and Tuition for Adults

Learn Everyday Maths as an Adult Math is a skill you use every day whether you notice it or not. There are many reasons you may want to learn maths again as an adult. Perhaps, you want to help your children with their schoolwork, refresh your knowledge in general or even sit your Leaving Cert […]

26 January 20236 minutes to read

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Creating a Personal Budget with Basic Maths

Simple Ways Maths Can Help You Be Better With Money A good understanding of basic maths skills is essential to organising your finances. Did you ever wonder why maths was so essential in school? It's simple, maths helps makes our life orderly and prevents chaos, whether it's in school, at work or at home, we […]

26 January 20235 minutes to read

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Maths is Everywhere

Maths in Everyday Life | Maths is Everywhere Believe it or not, Maths is a super helpful and very useful tool in everyday life. We use maths to understand patterns, define relationships, and predict the future (when the chicken will be cooked or how long a journey will take) among other things. Maths helps us […]

26 January 20234 minutes to read

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The LC Paper 2 English Exam

Extra Points in The English Paper 2 Leaving Cert Exam For me, paper two was always the hardest of the English exams to prepare for in leaving cert. I always felt there were just too many variables, and too much poetry, your main text okay that was fine, you could completely get that down, the […]

26 January 20235 minutes to read

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Where to Find your First Chess Tutor

Learning From a Chess Mentor Nowadays you can find information on just about everything on the internet. The days of running around your neighbourhood pulling down flyers for a helping hand learning a new hobby, skill or language are but a distant memory in this digital era. A simple google search will pull up an […]

1 December 20227 minutes to read


Taking a Look at Professional-level Chess

An Introduction to Competitive Chess Professional level chess has seen dramatic leaps in the standard that the game is played at throughout its birth. Chess is a game which is associated with advanced calculations and evaluation. The game of chess has attracted the most some of the most educated and intellectual people in society throughout […]

1 December 20227 minutes to read

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Chess Resources for Beginners

Material for Learning to play Chess One of the best resources for learning chess is also one of the highest-selling books in the world. A famous grandmaster named Bobby Fischer is widely renowned as the greatest player of all time. He wrote a book called ‘Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess.' The book introduces the basics of […]

1 December 20227 minutes to read


The World of Online Chess

How the Internet has Changed Chess Chess is a game that has been played for over 800 years. This makes the game one of the longest-played board games ever. The only game that has been played longer than chess is GO which is another strategy game that is Widley practised across Asia and has been […]

1 December 20227 minutes to read

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Your timetable for a management course

Knowing the structure of your management course If you are considering studying a management course at either undergraduate or masters level in one of Ireland's universities then you might want to take a look at how the course is comprised. Having an understanding of how exactly your management course is comprised is a great elementary […]

17 January 20237 minutes to read


The benefits of studying management at college

A management degree, what are its advantages? Perhaps one of the main reasons why students should study management at university is because of the extensive options, freedom and skills that it will present to them by the time they get around to graduating. Unlike most courses, a degree in management will encompass components of strategy, […]

17 January 20236 minutes to read


Undergraduate management courses Ireland

What does education in management look like? If you are unsure what you would like to study at university, then an undergraduate degree in management might also suit you. The degree is quite general in comparison to many other options that you can opt to study at university. If you have aspirations of studying for […]

17 January 20237 minutes to read


Masters level management courses

Studying for a postgraduate management degree in Ireland If you have completed an undergraduate degree and you are unsure of what you would like to work in, looking to transition into a business-oriented role, set up your own, or are currently working in the business world and wish to elevate your career then you have […]

17 January 20236 minutes to read

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A New Fans Guide to the Rules of Football

A Guide to the Rules of Football For New Fans Whether you caught the World Cup hype, and your vocabulary suddenly contains names like Neymar, Messi, Vinicius Jr and Neuer or you have a football-crazed boyfriend/husband whose favourite (and only) hobby you wish was less confusing and boring, you’re not alone. This quick and somewhat […]

28 December 20225 minutes to read

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Best Players of World Cup 2022

The World Cup 2022 Best Footballers The World Cup 2022 is all anyone has been talking about this winter. Even before the games started there was controversy about the competition being hosted in Qatar, as it is a country with such strict politics. Criticism focused on the multiple human rights violations in Qatar, especially their […]

28 December 20226 minutes to read


Is GAA or Soccer More Popular in Ireland?

Which is More Popular in Ireland GAA VS Soccer There is a wide range of choices when it comes to team sports in Ireland. The people of Ireland, love competition and comradery,  Irish people play soccer, hockey, basketball, rugby and Gaelic Football,  which is just one sport within the umbrella of the GAA. Let us […]

28 December 20225 minutes to read


World cup 2022 groups

Groups stage football in the World Cup The World Cup is held every four years, so the national team playoffs and qualification rounds may be completed. Furthermore, four years gives the host nation enough time to arrange the tournament's logistics and how to best handle an influx of millions of spectators. The world cup is […]

26 December 20226 minutes to read

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Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2023

Mullingar Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2023 "The Fleadh is the biggest traditional music event in Ireland and even if you aren't a fan of the music it's a wonderful experience." - Tripadvisor So there are a lot of people out there who have never heard of the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann before, which is entirely […]

27 January 20234 minutes to read

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Traditions in Ireland Where We Still Speak Irish

When Do We Still Speak Irish in Ireland? A lot of people, from Ireland and abroad, think that Irish (Gaeilge) is a dead language. But that is simply not true. For many of us, it may not be our first language anymore and few of us across the island are fluent in our mother language. […]

27 January 20235 minutes to read


What is Seachtain na Gaeilge?

Seachtain na Gaeilge 1-17 Márta! What is Seachtain na Gaeilge? For those of you who aren't fully sure let me give you a quick introduction. Basically, it is an Annual International Irish Language Fest, where we celebrate the Irish language, heritage and culture. Each year we start on the first of March and end with […]

27 January 20235 minutes to read

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Best Ways to Learn Spanish as an Adult

The Top Ways to Learn Spanish as an Adult Okay, so you're an adult, you have made it this far with one fluent language and you may think why do I need to speak another language? Apart from the many benefits that come with speaking Spanish as a second language such as increased employability, better […]

26 January 20235 minutes to read

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How Much Does a Drum Kit Cost?

How much do I need to spend to buy a drum kit? Did you know that 15,000 percussion instruments exist? Drums come in all shapes, sizes, and materials and come from all around the world! That's why they are used in numerous music styles and used for various settings, music, religious rituals, meditation, dance and […]

10 August 20226 minutes to read

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How Much Are Drum Lessons?

How Much Do Drum Lessons Usually Cost? Want to learn to play the drums but don't know where to start? Whether it is for you or your children, the cost of learning drums will vary and depend on the type of drum, the frequency of the lessons and if they are at a school, university, […]

30 May 20227 minutes to read

What is the history of the bass guitar?

Free vs Paid Guitar Lessons Ireland

Which is Better Free or Paid Guitar Lessons? This is a question that arises a lot not just on Superprof but also online, especially regarding hobbies. People want to know before they part with their hard-earned cash, whether it's worth paying for lessons or they can get the same quality, just as easily and as […]

30 May 20226 minutes to read

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How Much Does A Particular Violin Lesson Cost?

How Much Do Violin Lessons Cost? As a want-to-be violinist, you should know that your violin lessons are central to the skills that you will be able to develop as a musician. Provided you’re not a musical prodigy and have been able to play the violin from birth, It will benefit you greatly to consider […]

30 May 20227 minutes to read

Managing Finance

Managing Areas of Finance For most people, finance represents two discrete concepts: their cash, assets and liabilities, and some vague, slightly awe-inspiring discipline that's far too convoluted to know everything about. As it turns out, they're absolutely right. As the saying goes, money makes the world go 'round. But it doesn't operate as an uncontrolled […]

8 September 20227 minutes to read

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Explaining Financial Instruments

Understanding Financial Instruments We all understand that an instrument is something - a tool, mechanism or means, that allows us to do something. A musical instrument lets us make beautiful noise, surgical instruments allow doctors to perform operations and diagnostic instruments are the means used by engineers to detect signs of catastrophic failure before they […]

7 September 20227 minutes to read

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What Is Finance?

All About Finance Whether you're a wage earner with bills to pay or still in school - with all those joyous perks of adulthood yet ahead of you, you know at least a little bit about finance. It revolves around three foundational elements; money, assets and currency. Finance looks at all the ways people, corporations […]

6 September 20227 minutes to read

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What Is Financial Theory?

Explaining Financial Theory Most of us relate finance to anything that has to do with money. We might finance a car, for instance, by taking out a loan and paying for our new ride over time. That definition of finance is thus correct but it presents only a tiny fraction of the whole picture. The […]

6 September 20226 minutes to read

How can I learn professional Spanish?

Availing of a career guidance counsellor

Opting for a careers coach You might find that you are looking for some coaching on your career development. Career coaching is for those who are looking to improve their professional performance. A career coach with experience in leadership coaching will be able to offer advice on climbing the corporate ladder or negotiating a career […]

26 December 20227 minutes to read

Career and personal development activities

How to upskill your competencies at work Whether you are a student that is studying to achieve their qualifications within a particular industry or you are a seasoned working professional you should always be looking at upskilling your competencies in the workplace. Professional growth entails growing personally into your role so that you fully comprehend […]

26 December 20226 minutes to read

Constructing a personal development plan

Planning your Professional Development Self-development is an important process that you should always place attention to at work, college or school. Suppose you are always upskilling to meet the demands of the ever-changing work environment. In that case, you will have a lot more credentials to help you to negotiate a higher salary or take […]

26 December 20227 minutes to read


Completing personality and competency tests

Learning from personality tests Carrying out a series of personality traits will not only give you a more concrete understanding of who you are as a person but they will also serve to inform you of your strengths and weaknesses. In short with this enhanced self-awareness, you will have a more vivid understanding of your […]

26 December 20226 minutes to read