In a year when the competition for university places has never been fiercer with England’s chief exam regulator stating this year’s GCSE and A-Levels will “get the most generous grades ever”, many parents are trying to find budget friendly strategies to place their child in the best possible position to secure a spot at the university of their choice, while prepping them for a bright future.
MyTutor, the UK’s most trusted tutoring platform, has found that the previous generation of students was not as advantaged when it comes to access to learning resources to further their academic attainment. A landmark study from MyTutor has found that almost one quarter (22%) of Brits didn’t have sufficient access to learning resources during their education. This trend has been exacerbated for this generation by the pandemic, which studies from Mckinsey & Company finding a decline in basic maths by an average of five months and reading by an average of four months.
The summer months can worsen this learning setback, Forbes finding that students losing up to 40% of attainment they have made in the previous year. With young teens having experienced such turbulence to their academic careers already, the necessity for continuity and affirmation of their education could not be more indispensable, with MyTutor finding that 20% of Brits account for their education as the reason why they are unable to improve their socio-economic outlook.
Now, offering accessible support for all students ahead of the new autumn term, MyTutor launches their online, interactive and engaging summer courses at a discounted price, allowing students to find new passions, start thinking about their future, and supplement their learning.
Key Stats (Brits):
- 22% agree that they didn’t have sufficient access to learning resources, a good standard of teaching and access to opportunities to further their education in the area that they grew up in
- 26% agree that through no fault of their own, their parents couldn’t provide them with the level of education to give them the best start in life
- 20% of agree that their education prevented them from moving up the socio-economic ladder