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Not for Profit Tutoring
Established in 1983, with the support of the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF), Teachers’ Tutoring Service (TTS) mandate is to provide students with one-to-one professional tutoring of a consistently high standard at a reasonable rate. Our over 200 tutors are BC Certified, and available to tutor students in Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey and other areas of Metro Vancouver.
BC Certified Teachers:
Our tutors have professional teaching qualifications and are familiar with the BC curriculum.
No commitments or contracts:
When you hire a tutor with TTS there are no obligations – no contracts, no minimum requirements and no deposits are required.
Superior staff and customer service:
We are here to help you find the best tutor for your specific needs.
You select your tutor:
We provide you with options and you chose the tutor that best suits your specific needs.
We have been operating in the Greater Vancouver area for over 35 years as a non profit society of BC. Our goal is to provide professional, quality affordable tutoring services.
Ron is an excellent tutor, and he has really helped Justine. I used to work for TTS, and I really liked it, so I’m so happy my own daughter has been able to benefit from their tutors.
Very happy with TTS’s service
We’ve been very happy with your service over the years.
Grade 10 Math
Very accommodating and highly recommended
I highly recommend TTS and Silviu Zoltan. I have had Silviu as my math and physics tutor for 3 years, he helped me from IB Math and IB Physics HL, all the way to Math 154, Math 152, Phys 101, and Phys 102 at SFU. Not only does he provide concise and easy to understand notes, he also will send lots of practice outside of tutorials if needed, and is very accommodating to student schedules. Many times he held extra sessions with me before major tests. He also tries to connect with his students, and is always very kind to give general life advice as well. I feel that my education was enriched with his help, and am super grateful for all the help from TTS and Silviu.
Responsive and excellent communicator
My daughter and Emily are getting along well. My daughter is learning a lot which is the goal! Emily is responsive and has excellent communication skills. Although it is still early days, we are very pleased with her.
Knowledgeable and caring
Silviu has tutored me for high school math and physics (VSB), as well as university math and physics courses at UBC. During the breaks before classes start, Silviu has taught me important concepts for courses (such as MATH 102, MATH 103, and PHYS 131) so I can get ahead. In high school, due to COVID-19, we had barely covered integral calculus and I found it challenging. In university, for MATH 103, I was upset that I did not get the mark I had hoped for on my first midterm, but Silviu encouraged me to not give up and to not let this one mark discourage me from working harder. We continued to go through all the concepts extensively, I was able to improve, and I got 89% as a final mark. Without his help and encouragement, I don’t think I would’ve been able to get this high of a mark. Not only is Silviu a knowledgeable tutor but he genuinely cares about his students.
As well, he places emphasis on common exam-type questions, concepts, and mistakes that students often make, which I found very helpful when preparing for exams. I especially recommend Silviu as a tutor for university math and physics courses because he can fill in the gaps in your knowledge and he knows what he’s doing.
Kind, friendly, and flexible
We just finished a year of tutoring with Silviu for my son’s Math Foundations 11 and 12 classes and Silviu’s services were much appreciated. We had 1.5 hours per week online over Skype, which allowed for a good amount of time for a lesson, time for my son to work on questions with support and then time to go over the questions. My son liked how Silviu’s explanations and materials were clear and understandable and how Silviu made sure what they were working on in tutoring mirrored what my son was working on in class. We found Silviu to be kind, friendly, and flexible and my son credits Silviu’s regular help for helping him pass his two math courses this year.
Math Foundations 11 and 12
After tutoring, our child became an enthusiastic learner
It’s with pleasure I submit this testimonial for Sonia A. Sonia worked with our child during grades three to six to develop literacy skills in French and English as well as foundational math skills. In grade three, our child lacked confidence and was not able to perform at grade level. Now our child is finishing grade six with an excellent report card, and no academic concerns about entering grade seven. Sonia’s instruction was instrumental in our child’s transition to an enthusiastic learner who looks forward to school. I recommend Sonia A. unequivocally.
English/ Math – Grade 6
I hope this email finds you well. My name is Edmond Y. I appreciate how efficient your service connects me to well-trained tutors and I had a wonderful tutoring experience with Dan B. during the past several months. Thank you for your help, I really appreciate your assistance.
I had my first session with Lisa L for university level statistics on the weekend. Thanks for your suggestions. Lisa is extremely knowledgeable on the topic, and teaches at a pace that suits my needs. I’m very satisfied with her instruction, and will be continuing services with her.
Thanks again for your help in finding a tutor.
My teacher and my friend.
I truly appreciate Meguido Z.’s help. I learnt a lot from him and I trust him. We know that he cares about us. …..He’s a very nice and responsible teacher. He’s not only my teacher, but also my teacher and my friend. I thank him again!
From a satisfied client
Reliable, flexible, and dependable
Teachers’ Tutoring Service has been providing students with one-to-one professional tutoring of a consistently high standard since 1983.
Years of experience
38 years of experience providing tutoring services.
Over 200+ professional, qualified tutors
Over 1,000+ students each year
Serving over 1,000 clients each year
Elementary and Intermediate K-7
Our primary and intermediate level tutors can help will all subjects at K-7 levels including:
- English including Reading, Writing, Spelling
- French K-7
- French Immersion
- Study Skills
High School grades 8-12, IB and AP
For students in grades 8-12 we can suggest tutors who specialize in a specific subject.
- Math A/W, FOM, Pre-Calculus, SAT
- Sciences 8-10, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, others
- English, English Literature, Essay Writing
- English SAT
- Social Studies 8-10, History, Geography, Law
- French 8-12
- French Immersion
- Other languages including Spanish, Mandarin
- Study Skills
- Research Skills
Adult Learning and College subjects
TTS can also match you with tutors specializing in adult and college teaching. **Please note that based on the prep time involved in a university level course, the tutor may charge prep time as well as tutoring time.
- Adult ESL
- Adult High School equivalency
- College Math
- College Calculus
- College Physics
- College Chemistry
- College Biology
- College English
- College Essay Writing
- College French
How to Prepare Your Child for Tutoring
Before the first meeting: Speak to your child about the purpose of the tutoring lessons. There are many reasons for getting a tutor: your child may want help with homework or preparing for a test. …READ MORE
When is the best time to hire a tutor?
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Are you a qualified BC teacher interested in tutoring?
We are a non-profit society established over 30 years ago, by teachers, for teachers. Our system is flexible and our rates are very competitive. We are looking for applicants with teaching qualifications and experience. Additionally, e pride ourselves on being easy to work with and committed to excellent customer service to both our tutors and clients.