Online tutoring has gained significance in United Kingdom as it is becoming particularly important for students who need extra assistance. In the post- covid situation students academic challenges & requirements have become more complex. With school closures becoming part of norm the implications are even more profound for students lagging in their academic journey. The general consensus is that the weaker students in United Kingdom are becoming even more weaker in syllabus coverage & in examination preparation. This has led parents to explore options other than home tutoring which is still very expensive with high percentage of tutors charging over £ 35 / hour . The most price effective tutoring options are global online tutoring companies which can assist students with pricing ranging between £ 10/ hour to £ 20 /hour.
In addition parents in United Kingdom are also are looking for family packages for tutoring service where by the same pack can be utilized by different students in the family.
However, because of low barrier to entry many independent online tutors although not appropriately qualified are now part of this growing market. It is therefore a challenge for parents in United Kingdom to balance between cost & quality of tutoring service.
The best strategy for parents is to undertake trial session/s before signing up any tutoring service.
From all forecasts it looks imperative that online tutoring is fast becoming part of the educational umbrella for school going students in United Kingdom.