The Tutors' Association is the only professional membership body for tutoring and the wider supplementary education sector in the UK. Formed in 2013 we currently have more than 1,300 members, including Individuals and Corporate Members representing some 30,000 tutors from all sectors of the community.
To create a community for members of the tutoring profession, where they can:
To provide a unified and coherent voice for the tutoring profession so that it can:
To provide reassurance to parents that the tutor they have selected:
Code of Practice
Subscription to the Association's Code of Practice for organisational and individual members and the Code of Ethics for Individual Tutors is a requirement of membership. According to the membership criteria set by the Association, a copy of this code must be displayed at members’ primary place of business and communicated to their clients. Corporate members are responsible for monitoring whether tutors with whom they work honour these codes.
TTA registered tutors are required to have a DBS less than twelve months old. They should read the Association's Child Protection Guidance and if working for a Tutoring company, sign up to and adhere to their policy.
Online Tutoring Companies should hold a Code of Conduct which should include a clause on cyber-bullying.