As a parent, your child’s education is one of the most important factors in your life; it’s up there with their happiness. No doubt, you’ll want the best possible start in life for your children and will know that if they are well educated their future will be much brighter. The question, then, is; how can you ensure that your children are getting the most from their education and, do they require any extra help. We’ve got some great tips that will help you to be at the forefront of your child’s education.
The younger your child is the more impressionable they will be. With this in mind, if your child is yet to attend an education facility this is the best time to start them on the correct education track. This is your opportunity to give your child a head start and you can do so by reading to them from the moment you bring them home. Not only will reading aloud to a child comfort them it also acts as the start of their education journey as you can begin to teach them words, letters and sounds. In addition to this educational toys are perfect, begin with toys designed to develop motor skills and move onto more demanding toys as your child grows.
Unfortunately, you don’t have much control over how your child is educated whilst they are out of your site, but you can do your best to make sure you are well informed of your child’s progress. Most parents will wait until their termly parents’ evening to find out how well their child is doing but we advocate taking an interest in their progress long before the meetings. If there is a specific issue with your child’s development waiting may make the issue worse, the sooner you are aware of any extra needs or problems the sooner you can tackle them with extra lessons or tuition.
Whether your child needs extra help in a specific area or you would like tuition as a handy extra bit of help there are plenty of ways you can give your child an educational lift. There are many reasons why you may consider extra tuition for a child, for example, if a teacher informs you of a development area, or there are exams coming up in the near future. If children have had time away from school for any reason or are finding their lessons too easy they may also benefit from extra tuition to help them catch up or stimulate their knowledge in a more interesting manner. If you do decide that your child would benefit from extra tuition for any reason it is important to find the right tutor. Ensure that any private tutor or education franchise is properly qualified and that you have done all of the necessary background checks. It is also important that you are aware of the size of class a tutor is teaching, the less children there are the more attention your child will receive and the better value for money the tuition will be.