Cognita – the UK’s largest independent school group has launched Cognita Tutoring, a new gold standard in online tuition, spear-heading a crucial transition for a previously unregulated industry. Cognita Tutoring believes that fully qualified teachers make the best tutors to deliver truly inspiring online lessons. Lessons are supplemented with an award-winning intelligent learning platform, CENTURY, which helps to assess every student from the outset and supports progress with personalised learning between sessions. With a firm focus on working in partnership with parents, tutors keep parents informed every step of the way with regular feedback and online parents’ evenings.
All Cognita tutors are qualified teachers that are fully background checked, and hold credentials that have been vetted by Cognita – ensuring they deliver exceptional online lessons that inspire and engage, and which balance academic attainment with wellbeing and confidence building.
Partnering with CENTURY – award-winning leaders in the EdTech space – the AI-driven ‘intelligent’ platform combines the very latest research in neuroscience with a highly personalised learning system that can define strengths and weaknesses in the child’s knowledge and tailor their learning accordingly. Complementing online tutoring sessions, CENTURY’s micro lessons, known as ‘nuggets’, that can be assigned by the tutor, provide a customised learning path for students between lessons that hones in on areas the child is struggling with. The platform is particularly beneficial in promoting and nurturing self-confidence and independence by ensuring that the child learns in an individual and focused way.
How does it work? Each session is tailor-made and starts from £45 per student for groups of three for a course of six, rising up to £70 per student for one-to-one sessions, which can be paid for as you go, however, an initial course of six sessions is recommended. The first session is free and provides the opportunity for the parent to meet the tutor and the tutor to meet the child. Thereafter, video feedback is provided to the parent throughout the course, culminating with a mini parents’ evening at the end of the sixth session. Cognita Tutoring allows parents greater involvement and understanding of their child’s academic skills and specific needs, inspiring the parent as well as their child. Currently, the subjects offered are English, Maths and Science for Year 3 through to Year 11.