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Phonics 101: An Introduction to Phonics

Posted by TutorBright on 07-Mar-2018 12:00:00

At the end of January, a news report from the ABC highlighted the possibility of a Grade 1 phonics check throughout Victoria. The phonics check will be implemented by Matthew Guy's Coalition if it wins the November state elections. The phonics test aims to test a student's reading ability, help improve the teaching of reading and to identify children that need extra support.

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Our End-of-Year TutorBright Celebration

Posted by TutorBright on 12-Dec-2017 16:09:26

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We had a terrific end to 2017 with a celebration at Free to Feed; a not-for-profit social enterprise that supports the entrepreneurial spirit of refugees, people seeking asylum, and new migrants.

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Jay Dower

Posted by TutorBright on 09-Oct-2017 11:01:06

Meet this week's Spotlight, All-Star Tutor-Mentor Jay Dower. Jay is studying a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics) at University of Melbourne. He likes to play basketball and coaches and plays for Diamond Creek. He also enjoys cooking, making up new recipes, and trying new foods.

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Isabella Stuart

Posted by TutorBright on 03-Oct-2017 11:31:38

Isabella is studying a Bachelor of Science at Monash University. She spent some time abroad teaching English. Isabella enjoys a variety of different things such as reading, music, cooking and science.

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Courtney L

Posted by TutorBright on 02-Oct-2017 10:47:15

Meet this week's Spotlight, All-Star Tutor-Mentor Courtney L. Courtney is completing a double degree in arts and secondary education at Monash University. In her spare time, Courtney enjoys playing around with Photoshop and graphic design.

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Frank Nguyen

Posted by TutorBright on 26-Sep-2017 12:33:30

Meet this week's Welcome Wednesdays Tutor-Mentor Frank Nguyen. Frank is studying a Bachelor of Science at University of Melbourne.

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Steph Vawser

Posted by TutorBright on 11-Sep-2017 11:16:51

Meet this week's Spotlight, All-Star Tutor-Mentor Steph Vawser. Steph is studying a Bachelor of Primary School Education (Honours) at Monash University. She loves Musical Theatre: rehearsing for local productions, watching musical DVDs and  musical theatre clips on youtube, and  putting on soundtracks and singing along to them.

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Tomas Byers

Posted by TutorBright on 04-Sep-2017 10:38:30

Meet this week's Spotlight, All-Star Tutor-Mentor Tomas Byers. Tomas is studying a Bachelor of Product Design Engineering at Swinburne University of Technology. In his spare time, Tomas enjoys mountain bike riding and teaching himself Japanese. He also enjoys various video games. Tomas has fallen in love with the Borderland franchise; he finds the storytelling and humour to be clever and interwoven with subtleties.

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Sabrina Kelaart

Posted by TutorBright on 28-Aug-2017 10:33:15

Meet this week's All-Star Tutor-Mentor Sabrina Kelaart. Sabrina is studying a Masters of Counselling at Swinburne University. She has many different hobbies, one of which is singing in a band. Sabrina performs at a range of events including: weddings, fundraisers, reunions and annual dinner dances. She also volunteers at an Anxiety and OCD Helpline, which serves to provide referrals, information and support to people struggling with OCD and anxiety.

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Rahaf Abbassi

Posted by TutorBright on 21-Aug-2017 10:28:29

This week's Spotlight is All-Star Tutor-Mentor Rahaf Abbassi. Rahaf is studying a double degree in Engineering and Business at RMIT University. In her spare time, Rahaf likes to read books that expand her knowledge. She also enjoys cycling, swimming, and long-distance walking on sunny days.

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