The financial markets and financial planning news website The Street has published recommendations on how university students can get income. The top recommendation was tutoring, which was considered a surprisingly very lucrative side job.
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If you excel in some subject, chances are other students might need a little extra help — and are willing to pay for it. Or, students in your area (like high school students or even other college students) might need your expertise, as well. While the actual pay or rate you can get may vary depending on the subject, type of student, or area you are tutoring, you could potentially make up to $18 bucks an hour — not bad for using your brain.
The art and vocational education industry in Australia is a 6 Billion industry with growth of 5.5% during the past five years. This IBISWorld report on the industry, which covers art education, theatre, dance, language, music, and driving, highlights the promising future for education professionals, tutors, and coaches.
GradAustralia reported that the education and training industry in Australia post Very Strong career outlook for both private tutors and university tutors, averaging 65K AUD and 104K AUD annual income.
One of our founders Prasad introduced allroundr in the ninth episode of this season’s That Startup Show. Prasad highlighted how instructors and experts in different fields are able to earn an extra income through reaching more students in the new and growing community of allroundr. … allroundr featured in That Startup Show
Reader’s Digest published 15 ways to boost personal income to support emergency expenses and future retirement.
One of the strong recommendations was to Make Money from Hobbies. Guy Birken, author of the book End Financial Stress Now says that “Earning money on the side doesn’t have to feel like work” Another advice was to Teach Languages, especially that a background in education isn’t exactly required when teaching languages, though it can be helpful.
If you have skills and expertise which you can share with hopeful students, and earn extra income on the side, you can create multiple listings for free in allroundrand be found by students in your local area. Search results are location-based so you can arrange tutorial sessions nearby and during hours that are convenient for you. … Simple Ways to Earn Extra Income
Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes gave a crash course on computer programming at the CeBIT technology fair, highlighting that skills and knowledge in the STEM subject areas will be crucial for the creative jobs in the future.
We at allroundr support the propagation of education within and outside the borders of the university, and Atlassian is showing us the way forward. Good job Mike and the organisers of CeBIT!
Allison Lounes gave incredibly useful tips in Lifehack on how to master a foreign language. Aside from the chance to speak with locals when traveling, she says that being fluent in another language has psychological and health rewards, highlighting that studies have shown that being able to speak a second language may help you multitask and prevent dementia.
Studies have shown that being able to speak a second language may help you multitask and prevent dementia.
One advice was to speak the language as much as possible, especially with native speakers. Travelers and migrants can definitely share their expertise in languages, and allroundris one platform to find such experts.
Children may be able to learn language easily, but adults can also achieve the same results when the approach involves science. This study from the University of Sussex shows that by covertly proposing name-object correspondences and testing those proposals, adults were able to learn all new words correctly.
Visit allroundr and search for instructors and experts who can help you learn and improve new languages.
“Online platforms could provide a complementary service to match learners with local tutors… Seniors in retirement communities, aspiring actresses, and international students could all become tutors on history, theatre, and foreign languages.”