This month, we’re casting our business spotlight on Tuteria, a leading Edutech company in Nigeria that is revolutionizing the Education sector. We sat with the Director of Learning and Innovation at Tuteria, and she shared key insights into Tuteria’s operations and their impact so far.
Hi, what’s your name and your role at Tuteria?
My name is Bunmi Eyiaro-Madugu, and I am the Director of Learning and Innovation at Tuteria. I play a pivotal role in shaping the educational landscape and driving innovative solutions within the organization. With a passion for revolutionizing the learning experience of students, parents, and tutors, I spearhead the developing and implementing strategies that ensure Tuteria remains a dynamic and forward-thinking platform.
As the Director of Learning and Innovation, I am also committed to fostering a culture of continuous improvement. I actively embrace emerging technologies in the industry, strive to meet the evolving needs of individuals across all levels of expertise and ensure Tuteria remains at the forefront of educational innovation, delivering exceptional learning outcomes for all stakeholders involved.
What’s your favorite thing about working at Tuteria?
Before transitioning to my current full-time role, I had the privilege of being a tutor at Tuteria. During that time, I witnessed the excellence in their operations firsthand, which fueled my desire to work here. Tuteria’s unwavering commitment to a culture of growth and innovation is evident in every aspect of our work. We are encouraged to think creatively and challenge the status quo, fostering an environment where everyone can share their unique perspectives.
At Tuteria, we prioritize work-life balance, recognizing that a healthy and fulfilling personal life enhances our professional contributions. This balance allows us to bring our best selves to our work, ensuring we deliver exceptional value to our stakeholders. The supportive and collaborative atmosphere at Tuteria creates an inspiring environment that motivates us to continually strive for excellence and make a meaningful impact in the field of education.
Can you provide an overview of what Tuteria does?
At Tuteria, we aim to deliver personalized learning experiences to students through a mastery-based learning approach. We understand that every learner is unique and we tailor our policy to cater to their needs, focusing on personalized instruction that empowers learners to become independent and confident in their academic pursuits.
We also recognize the invaluable expertise of educators and provide them with opportunities to contribute their knowledge while benefiting financially. At Tuteria, we believe in fostering a collaborative environment where educators can thrive and impact the learners’ lives.
With our innovative approach and commitment to transforming the tutoring industry, we are revolutionizing how education is delivered. By leveraging technology and embracing cutting-edge methodologies, we are reshaping the education landscape and redefining what is possible in terms of personalized learning.
How does Tuteria contribute to the educational sector?
At Tuteria, our primary goal is to provide access to quality education by leveraging technology through our online platforms. Through these platforms, learners can connect with skilled educators regardless of their geographical locations. This eliminates the barriers to education and opens up opportunities for learners in remote and underserved areas.
As a key player in innovation and technology integration, we strive to create a convenient learning environment for both learners and educators. By leveraging technology, we improve the efficiency of the learning process, making it more accessible and flexible for all. We also promote independent learning, empowering learners to take charge of their education and develop lifelong learning habits that foster success.
Additionally, we create opportunities for educators to earn more by offering them a platform to share their expertise. This serves as a strong motivation for educators to deliver high-quality education and contribute their valuable insights. In doing this, we create a win-win situation where learners receive exceptional education, and educators are rewarded for their expertise.
Are there any specific subjects, skills, or exams that Tuteria specializes in or focuses on?
All K12 subjects (From Kindergarten to Senior secondary school level) across sciences, humanities, mathematics, English, etc
We help learners prepare for standardized exams, which include IGCSE, GRE, IELTS, SAT, GMAT, etc.
How does Tuteria ensure that every tutor in its network is qualified, experienced, and of the highest quality?
We maintain a rigorous and comprehensive vetting process for our tutors. As part of our vetting process, we conduct subject proficiency assessments to evaluate the tutors’ knowledge and expertise in their respective fields.
In addition to subject proficiency assessments, we perform thorough background checks and assess the tutors’ experience in delivering effective instruction. We also conduct interviews to get to know the tutors personally and evaluate their teaching approach and communication skills.
At Tuteria, we value learner feedback and actively monitor tutors’ and learners’ continuous learning progress. We encourage learners to provide feedback and ratings after each session, which helps us maintain a high standard of quality.
What safety measures does Tuteria have in place to ensure tutors’ and learners’ security and well-being?
We employ the use of a robust identity verification model that verifies the identities of both tutors and learners. This verification process adds an extra layer of trust and helps maintain the integrity of our platform.
We also implemented a comprehensive code of conduct policy that sets clear guidelines and standards for behavior.
In addition, we implemented a rating and review system allowing learners and tutors to provide feedback on their experiences. This two-way feedback mechanism enables continuous improvement and helps maintain a high standard of quality within our community.
Can you share any success stories or testimonials from parents, professionals, or students who have benefited from Tuteria’s services?
The most outstanding success story for me is concerning career professionals. A lot of adult learners who do not have the time to prepare for exams because of work have turned to Tuteria to help them design a system that gives them the extra push to prepare for the examination, and these individuals have exceeded their own expectations and excelled in their exams.
What are the future plans of Tuteria in terms of expanding its reach and impact?
Our future plans revolve around harnessing emerging technologies to reach a wider audience and deliver improved personalized learning experiences.
One key initiative is incorporating generative AI technology into our platform. By leveraging AI capabilities, we aim to tailor our learning experiences even more closely to the unique needs of each user.
In line with our global expansion goals, we are actively working towards extending our services to other regions worldwide.
To ensure that our services continue to evolve with changing needs and best practices, we are also investing in research and development efforts. This allows us to stay at the forefront of educational innovation and incorporate the latest advancements in the field into our platform.
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