I will be outlining the ethos and methodology behind Kuvu Tutors, the world’s first online tutoring company aimed at students studying at international schools. We bring together teachers with students, and allow live video-conferencing sessions, providing vital support to young people seeking to gain a place at universities. We also offer experiential and practical learning support – using the internet to support the provision of a ‘total’ education which does not end at the classroom door.
Questions answered :
Where did you get your original idea and inspiration from? What experience do you have as a) an educator, and b) a tech start-up founder? What have been the pitfalls and challenges in setting up the business? How have you fused educational and technical demands and needs? How is your company structured? What is the importance of: a) Social Media, b) Networking at conferences and events like this one, c) Print/internet press marketing, d) Word of mouth recommendations, and e) SEO? What is your global coverage?