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Hi my name is Sue and I have been involved with Kumon for over ten years both working in centres and as a Kumon parent myself. I have seen first hand how Kumon has helped my own children and now I am happy to be able to support so many other children in their learning. My students never fail to amaze me and I love seeing them develop and grow with confidence with each class they attend.
Many of our students study 6-18 months above their school level, actually seeing topics at the Kumon centre before studying them at school.
I can guide and inspire your child through the programmes and also take them back to an easy starting point, a point where they are comfortable and confident and we will work together step by step, tackling each topic as it comes along.
My role as a Kumon Instructor is very rewarding and my students are an inspiration to me. My job is to guide and motivate students through the programmes, to set goals and targets together to ensure they are progressing and reaching their potential. Doing a little bit of work everyday can have such an impact on a child's development and confidence.
Kumon is a self-learning programme with each student receiving regular support from their Instructor. The carefully developed worksheets teach students how to find the answer for themselves, whilst their Instructor offers guidance when necessary. The key role of each Kumon Instructor is to observe their students working, either in the centre or their online class, making sure that work is set at the right level and that they are developing at the right pace.
Students can start learning with Kumon from age two upwards. We currently have students as young as two years old studying with us, ranging all the way up to those about to go to university; Kumon helps children of any age and any ability. The sooner children begin, the earlier they can start developing skills to gain the greatest cumulative benefit; as soon as you feel your family is ready to make the commitment to long-term study, Kumon will be ready to help you achieve your goal.
Kumon offers much more than tutoring and differs from traditional teaching in the classroom. Rather than preparing children for a particular test or assessment, Kumon empowers students to learn for themselves, through individualised instruction and carefully developed worksheets.
As well as developing key skills in maths and English, each Kumon student will work towards building their independent learning skills and confidence in their own abilities. This means that a Kumon student will not be dependent on – or limited by – the skills and knowledge of others.
As a global programme, Kumon does not follow a school curriculum, but rather is complementary to curricula across the world. The primary aim of the Kumon Method is to develop independent learning skills. These independent learning skills enhance the students’ performance right across the school curriculum. Kumon operates at exactly the right level for each student – regardless of their age – ensuring that work set extends and develops their skills, confidence and ability.
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