Specialist Tuition Delivered Using Zoom with wrap around Cloud services

This method of providing tuition widens access, and provides face to face lessons for Supporting Students with Dyslexia. Check your internet speed here.

Online Tuition

All our services are delivered remotely via  Zoom. During the pandemic, many students had negative experiences of online lessons. They were often expected to mute their microphones and in some very poor examples were asked to turn their cameras off.  Brainwaves Online Lessons are nothing like this.  We  share screens, give remote access of our computers to demonstrate learning, have two cameras and at all times encourage talking.  Children learn by first expressing their thoughts verbally.  Our use of a shared cloud platform, usually DropBox, ensures that students have board games, worksheets and resources they can print out, and we provide  ‘real’ multisensory resources (often referred to as ‘manipulatives’) to ennhance their hands-on learning.  Our experience has also found whilst adults are mostly ‘IT immigrants’ and hence may consider this method of tuition a second best alternative, many of our Students are ‘IT natives’ and do not find the idea of lessons delivered through E-learning anything other than normal. In addition some Students prefer to receive tuition in their own environment, saving travel time and money. Indeed, during 2020 with schools delivering their lessons online, the method of delivery has almost become transparent.


Overseas Students

Time zones permitting we extend this service to English Students with Dyslexia, who are currently resident Overseas. We have a qualified, English speaking tutor, who currently works in Germany.

Higher Education Students

Not all students in Higher Education  are in receipt of Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) funding for Specialist Study Skills Support, which is provided free by Student Finance but may  benefit from specialist study support to ensure they maximise their results whilst at University.   We have two tutors who are highly experienced at offering study support to students in Higher Education. Both Jane Dupree and Emma Woodman have current Assessment Practising Certificates ( APC), accredited by PATOSS  which ensure that our tutoring standards are in line with current best practise for students who do receive the DSA  Online tuition is very well suited to students studying away from home, who are tech savvy and who already access most of their course information using online platforms such as Moodle or Blackboard.  Sessions can be booked regularly, or during the day as needs arise, for example during revision periods for exams, end of unit assessments and dissertations.

Require further advice?

Contact us or call us on 07921 686510

Our Fees

£38 per hour

Our Fees-Higher Education Students

£47 per hour

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