Who are they?
British Home Tutors
25 Colehill Lane
Telephone: 0207 731 7815
We have met with British Home Tutors staff. In addition, 24 clients and 24 tutors have completed an on-line survey (sent to 91 clients and 61 tutors) and we have followed this up with additional short phone interviews with some of those surveyed.
The Good Schools Guide review of British Home Tutors
Founded and run by Tom Maher MA (economics and philosophy from Trinity) (late 50s), an economics teacher who worked for many years at MPW, where most of his first recruits came from back in 1996. Gentle, charmingly frank, with a lovely, soft, southern Irish tinge to his quietly humorous conversation, he runs BHT from his home. The most humbleOne of the most modest tutor company owners we’ve met by a long shot – quite somethingrefreshing in an industry not exactly known for its humility. Notable Genuine sense of the responsibility weighs on his shoulders – ‘if a parent rings whose daughter wants to be a medic and needs that all important A in chemistry, we can’t be sending just anyone.’ None of which this is lost on parents: ‘Tom listened, thought hard and came back with a plan – he was always available throughout the year with suggestions, empathy, feedback and wisdom,’ said one. ‘Could not have been more helpful and efficient.’ ‘Totally reliable, listens and makes an effort to find the best match for your child.’
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