National Tutoring Programme

Tes’ supply agencies chosen to deliver high quality tutoring to disadvantaged pupils through National Tutoring Programme

Smart TeachersVision for Education and ABC Teachers and have been awarded funding to become an approved Tuition Partner as part of the National Tutoring Programme (NTP).  

Tes Global’s supply agencies have been chosen to deliver tutoring to schools as an approved NTP Tuition Partner, it was announced today.  Primary and secondary schools in England will be able to access tutoring through Vision for Education, ABC Teachers and Smart Teachers from Monday 2nd November.  

Vision for Education, ABC Teachers and Smart Teachers will deliver tutoring subsidised by 75% to schools in the North East, North West, Yorkshire and Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East and South West.   

The Tes supply agencies have become an approved Tuition Partner after a competitive process, during which all applicants underwent a rigorous assessment and review process. All approved Tuition Partners have met and exceeded criteria, including their ability to work with schools delivering curriculum relevant tutoring and scope to reach as many disadvantaged pupils as possible.  

As an official NTP Tuition Partner, our qualified, experienced and fully vetted teachers will deliver online and face-to-face tutoring to primary, secondary and SEND schools and other alternate provision. Sessions can be delivered on a 1:1, 1:2 or 1:3 basis for English, maths and science (KS1 - KS4 students), and humanities and modern foreign languages (KS3 and KS4 students).   

Vision for Education, ABC Teachers and Smart Teachers have extensive experience of working with schools across the UK since 2005.  We’re REC Audited Education accredited and have 14 branches across the country and 6,787 registered staff. 

Commenting Will Washington, Director of SEND at Vision for Education, ABC Teachers and Smart Teachers said:  

“We’re so excited to join the national effort to widen access to high-quality tutoring for disadvantaged pupils who need it most.  

“Our primary, SEND and secondary subject specialist teachers have in-depth knowledge of the national curriculum and are experienced at delivering engaging 1-2-1 and small group tutoring sessions face-to-face and online using our bespoke online tutoring platform. 

“Our organisation underwent a rigorous criteria assessment and we’re now ready to deliver high-quality tutoring to complement the incredible work going on in classrooms up and down the country. We can’t wait to start making a difference to those who need it most.” 

Robbie Coleman, Director of the secretariat of the National Tutoring Programme, said:  

“The National Tutoring Programme has one simple aim - to support teachers and schools to support their pupils who have missed out the most as a result of school closures. We’re pleased to welcome our new Tuition Partners who will make tutoring accessible to disadvantaged pupils who need it most.  

“The National Tutoring Programme is a tool for teachers. We hope that by providing high-quality, cost effective tutoring to disadvantaged pupils the NTP will make a difference to those who need it most across the country.” 

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