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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
Make maths fun with the help of free and fun online resources such as games, tutorials, apps and podcasts

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
Poetry offers up so many choices

What books can improve your English grades?

Improving your creative writing skills A creative writer strives to tell unique stories in a distinctive voice. Yet with all the fiction writing that is already out there in the world, it can be hard to feel that your work is legitimately creative compared to the competition. You could be a novice author finishing a […]

31 October 20227 minutes to read

Poetry is for everyone

Improve your exam scores by reading poetry

Improve as a poet through reading Preparing for your Leaving Cert English exam and the poetry section more specifically involves a combination of learning from prescribed texts and practising key skills. In this article, I will outline all areas of poetry identifying the approach you must take to achieve success in your exams. As a […]

31 October 20226 minutes to read

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Practice your comprehension by reading

The comprehension component of the exam Reading comprehension is a crucial component. To improve your general understanding of what you are reading, make an effort to comprehend and extrapolate meaning as you read. You may increase your reading comprehension skills, make reading simpler and more pleasurable, and learn and use effective reading practices. The capacity […]

31 October 20227 minutes to read


Reading to improve your English scores

How to improve your grades in English by reading Reading is a valuable skill that you will depend on in more ways than you might want to consider throughout your life. It is also a great practice for students that are looking to improve and learn English outside of the classroom. You will learn a […]

31 October 20226 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

King and Queen chess pieces

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

Different ways to de-stress.

What happens after the mocks? The CAO form

After the Mocks | The CAO form Once the mocks are over that's when the real work towards the State Examinations begins, especially if you are in Leaving Cert. Some students feel disappointed after their mock exams, and others feel relieved. Regardless of where you stand on that spectrum, we have some useful tips and […]

30 November 20225 minutes to read

Ace your French GCSE exams and be proud on results day

Preparing for College

Preparing for College | Worklife Balance It can feel like you're waiting forever and then all of a sudden you're just thrown into college. And for some reason, you don't even know where you're going because you might not get your first choice on the CAO. So you could've thought you were going to Galway […]

30 November 20225 minutes to read

The Mocks

Preparing for the Mocks

Getting Ready for the Mocks If you're an Irish Secondary School student between the age of 13 and 18 you're going to sit two sets of Mocks or Mock Exams before you graduate. So, let's start with the most obvious question and answer it for you. What are the "mocks" / mock exams? The mock […]

30 November 20225 minutes to read

Studying applied math can be rewarding

University Research Skills and Methods

Important Tools to Employ in your research Learning about research skills and methods at university will outline various research methods and provides a comprehensive tutorial of how to check the credibility of a source as well as filter and refine searches to ensure that you find the appropriate literature. In addition to familiarising you with […]

5 August 20227 minutes to read


Keeping Your Brain, Body and Heart Healthy

How to Keep Your Brain, Body and Heart Healthy Some people can't work out, so how do they keep their Brain, Body and Heart Healthy? Well, there's actually lots you can do, from learning a new language or learning how to sing to keeping a food journal or learning how to swim. In fact, by […]

30 November 20226 minutes to read


Physical and Mental Health are Connected

Your Physical and Mental Health are Connected When you really think about it, it’s no surprise that our mental and physical health are connected. In fact, some research suggests that the two are so closely linked that they can even directly affect one another. So, does this mean if you take action to improve your […]

30 November 20225 minutes to read

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Exercise for people with physical disabilities

Simple Exercise for People with Physical Disabilities When you exercise, your body releases endorphins that energize your mood, relieve stress, boost your self-esteem, and trigger an overall sense of well-being. And yes, exercising with a physical disability can be difficult depending on your level of mobility. However, difficult does not mean IMPOSSIBLE! In fact, as […]

30 November 20225 minutes to read

How much do boxing coaches earn?

Boxing Coaches’ Wages

How Much Do Boxing Coaches Earn? “The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.” - Muhammad Ali The world of sports often involves instructors working with aspiring athletes. In many ways, this is […]

30 May 20227 minutes to read

Bullet Journal

Journalling for Mindfulness and Creativity

Journalling is Great for Mindfulness, Organisation and Creativity Keeping a diary or journal may sound very old-fashioned and it is definitely something many of the greats such as Leonardo da Vinci and Marie Curie, have done in the past. Yet keeping a diary or journal as some call it has many modern world benefits. Benefits […]

30 November 20225 minutes to read

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Why Writing is Such a Great Hobby

Why Writing is One of the Best Hobbies You Can Try First of all, let's talk about what we mean when we say 'writing' as a hobby. You see, when we talk about writing as a hobby, most people jump to the more complex forms of writing such as poetry or stories and think "I'm […]

30 November 20225 minutes to read

The power of the written word

Writing short stories for competitions Ireland

Writing to Take Part in Competitions Ireland If writing is your passion, and you really enjoyed all of the poetry and essays while you were in school, maybe you should consider turning your hobby into cash. Many people, regularly write poems and short stories but never do anything with them. Regularly, local, national and international […]

30 November 20223 minutes to read


Improving your French vocabulary

Getting better at the french language If you are looking to improve your French vocabulary, there is one rather conventional approach you can adopt throughout your years of learning the language that will help you accomplish just that. If you study French at school, you probably heard your teacher harp on keeping a notebook for […]

31 October 20227 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

You must be dedicated to succeed in violin.

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

What are the advantages of Excel?

The Advantages of Accounting with Excel

What Are the Advantages of Using Accounting Software “Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.” - Charles Lyell Excel is the spreadsheet software that’s part of the Microsoft Office Suite. Are you an accountant or a sole trader who has to do their accounts? […]

30 May 20227 minutes to read

Price your yoga classes according to your strengths.

What Should You Pay Your Professional Coach?

How to Find a Guidance Coach at The Right Price? If you wish to change your career altogether or gain the skills necessary for you to be more accomplished in your current position, possibly seeking a promotion, professional coaching will often be required but it does come at a price that could put a strain […]

27 February 20225 minutes to read

Running a tutoring business can be simple!

How To Start Professional Coaching?

Career Management and Guidance: Tips To Start Coaching And Finding Clients! Having a fulfilling professional development, changing people's life or learning a new job, requesting support for change, or aiming to become a senior executive are all valid reasons to seek professional coaching. The coaching trend is indeed very fashionable, both for individual personal life […]

25 February 20228 minutes to read

Working for yourself means freedom to choose how much you earn

What Price To Charge For Professional Coaching Sessions?

How Much Should You Charge For A Professional Coaching Session? If indeed you wish to switch over your professional career, it will be necessary to work on yourself in order to assess your professional experience and eventually change your profession altogether. The profession of a coach, an expert in professional coaching, has been on the rise […]

25 February 20226 minutes to read

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A Guide for Leaving Cert Students

A Guide for Leaving Cert Students If you ask any leaving cert students past or present, they will likely tell you that they wished that they had some advice about the two years of study that the program entails. With students being required to cover a minimum of six subjects, it can certainly become difficult […]

30 November 20227 minutes to read


How to Maximise your Points in the Exams

Getting the Most out of your Leaving Cert The Irish leaving certificate or ‘leaving cert’ program allows students to develop their knowledge across a multitude of different subjects. Students will even be offered a degree of choice in what they study, though they will need to study the core subjects of Irish, English and maths. […]

30 November 20227 minutes to read

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Picking the Right Subjects to Study

Selecting Topics to Study at School The Leaving Certificate subjects that a student chooses can have a significant impact on how well they perform in the exam. Some are necessary for admission to specific third-level courses, while others are never needed. You will likely have the choice to study seven subjects at your school. Your […]

30 November 20227 minutes to read


Preparing your Leaving Cert Study Plan

Structuring your leaving Cert Study For students who want to maximize their academic potential in the field, there are a ton of resources accessible, yet surprisingly many of them go untapped. Students will learn about how to manage their leaving certificate study plan, how to get the most out of their school textbooks, how to […]

30 November 20227 minutes to read