The International Tutor Group exists to help families and students navigate the challenges of an international education. First and foremost our leading UK graduate tutors provide academic support that ensures each student reaches their full potential.

But our support doesn’t simply stop with results. We know that success at university and beyond has as much to do with the right mindset as the best grades. We believe that a truly effective international education means addressing the whole child. Therefore, alongside our academic intervention, we focus on mentoring our students in order to build their self-confidence, establish their independence and ignite their intellectual curiosity. We strive to develop students with a lifelong love of learning as well as a set of pleasing results. In this way, we aim to ensure each student is fully prepared to make the most of the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Coping under pressure

We are also acutely aware of the pressures our students face in an increasingly demanding educational landscape. They can risk feeling overwhelmed, experiencing anxiety and losing their confidence. Having someone to turn to who has experienced these challenges themselves can be invaluable. At ITG the personal relationships students can build with their tutors provide the right care and guidance to help them cope effectively.

Ultimately, our commitment is to develop both high-achieving and well-balanced, happy students.

OUR SERVICES

All ITG’s services are developed and overseen by fully qualified and experienced teachers in international school education. They are born out of years of classroom experience, alongside progressive training from the world’s most respected educators. In everything we do, we exclusively aim to help students excel in the challenges of Ho Chi Minh’s leading international school curricula.

OUR TEACHERS

Our tutors are all graduates with exceptional academic records from the UK and US’ leading schools and universities, including Oxford and Cambridge. Crucially, this means they have personally met the demands of an international education through their own fully international schooling. We then take this experience and couple it with the most up-to-date curriculum training. Our teachers are therefore perfectly positioned to communicate the specifics of each examination’s requirements.

More importantly, our teachers understand the robust and confident mindset so crucial for success today. At ITG we believe the relationship between a tutor and a student can be vital in supporting this growth. Our teachers are already nurturing and inspiring people, but we also extensively train them in how to guide their students towards a healthy and well-balanced approach to learning.

Our Approach

STAGE 1: INITIAL CONSULTATION – NO CHARGE

You will meet with our Director of Education to personally discuss the academic needs of your child. You will also have the opportunity to explore our custom designed study centre in Thao Dien. Our director will bring years of experience to quickly identify the most effective, structured program of support. They will also use their knowledge of the tutor database to choose the best personality fit for your child.

STAGE 2: MEET THE TUTOR – FREE TRIAL SESSION

Your specially selected tutor will have an initial session with your child. You will be asked to prepare some examples of previous work such as exam papers or exercise books to bring to the session. The tutor will use this information, together with our own diagnostics approach and careful discussion, to formulate a medium and long term Progress Plan (if needed) for your child.

STAGE 3: YOUR PROGRESS PLAN

The tutor will provide you with your own personally tailored Progress Plan for your child's development. It will divide the program into medium term needs that can be addressed immediately and long term aims that we can work towards over the year.
You will have the opportunity to discuss this Program with both the tutor and your child. If fully satisfied, we will begin regular sessions with our tutor immediately. You can choose to come to our study centre in Thao Dien, or our tutor can travel to your home at your own convenience. We ask you to commit to a minimum of 4 sessions before we can assess any initial progress made.
We are so confident you will find our Progress Plan is the most efficient, rigorous and supportive approach to tutoring available that you can cancel the sessions with no charge at any time before the end of this trial period.

STAGE 4: FOLLOW UP

Our Director of Education will call regularly to discuss your child's progress and ensure that you are entirely satisfied. In addition our tutor will provide monthly updates on their students’ progress in relation to their Progress Plan.

Meet Our Team

Will Church

Director of Education
  • University of Sussex – PGCE (Masters Credits awarded)
  • University of Edinburgh – MA English Literature and History (2:1)
  • A-Levels: Maths, Chemistry and French (A)
  • GCSEs: 5x (A*), 5x (A)
  • Secondary English Teacher at British International School (HCMC Vietnam)
  • Academic English Certified Trainer
  • CELTA EAL English Qualification (Strong Pass)

Daniel Larrosa

Director of Studies
  • Liverpool John Moores University
    • PhD International Law
    • Master’s Degree (LLM) in International Law (Distinction)
    • Bachelor’s Degree (LLB) in Law (2:1 Hons)
  • A-Levels: English Language, History and Politics (A)  
  • GCSEs: 4x (A*), 3x (A), 1x (B)
  • English Teacher, Hallyeo Elementary School (South Korea)
  • TEFL Certified Language Teacher

John King

Head of Maths and Science
  • University of Oxford – BA Modern Languages & Linguistics (2:1)
  • A-Levels:
    • Maths (A*)
    • Further Maths, German (A)
    • French (B)
  • GCSEs: 11x (A*)
  • Teaching Assistant, Berlin International School
  • TEFL Certified Language Teacher

Peggy Moriarty

Tutor
  • Stanford University – BS Civil Engineering (3.8 GPA)
  • AP Classes
    • Statistics (A+),
    • Calculus BC, Chemistry, Biology, English Language, English Literature, Spanish Language and Psychology (A)
  • SATs (2320), ACT (36)
  • Team Leader and Tutor at ThinkMath (Stanford)
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Aisling Ní Chárthaigh

Tutor
  • University of Cambridge – Mphil in Early Modern History (First Class
    Honours)
  • University College Cork, IE – History (First Class Honours)
  • Leaving Certificate:
    • History, English, Biology (A1)
    • Spanish, Chemistry (A2)
    • Mathematics, Irish (B1)
  • TEFL and TESOL Certified Language Teacher

Seán Murphy

Tutor
  • University of Cork – BA International in English and Italian (First Class Honours)
  • School Leaving Certificate (485/600)
  • Experienced Private English Tutor
  • English Teacher, HCMC
  • TEFL Certified Language Teacher

Elizabeth Burton-Cordova

Tutor
  • University of Alabama Honors College – BA English Literature, (cum laude, 3.8 GPA)
  • AP Classes
    • English Literature (A+)
    • Calculus AB, Spanish, Biology (A)
  • SATs – Math (680), Writing (650), Critical Reading (690)
  • CELTA Certified Language Teacher
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Celia Bayet

Tutor
  • University Pierre and Marie Curie in Partnership with Polytechnique and ENS Paris- Masters in Mathematics (Distinction)
  • University Paris Sud 11 (Orsay)- Masters in Mathematics Education (Distinction)
  • Mathematics Lecturer, ECE (France)
  • Over 10 years of Mathematics Tutoring experience
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Pierre Lyons

Tutor
  • University of Moncton- M.Sc. Biochemistry  (Distinction)
  • University of Moncton- B.Sc Biochemistry
  • CELTA English Qualification

     

Chase Griest

Chase Griest

Tutor
  • Florida State University – Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering (3.5 GPA)
  • English Teacher Maple Bear Canadian School (South Korea)
  • TEFL Certified English Language Teacher
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Tarryn Knight

Tutor
  • University of Cape Town – Bachelor of Business Science, Business Management (Distinction in First Year Mathematics Courses)
  • IEB Matriculation
    • Mathematics, Mathematics Paper 3, Biology, History and Life Orientation (A*)
  • University of Cape Town, Economics Department Tutor
  • TEFL Certified English Language Teacher
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Sarah Connon-Griffiths

Tutor
  • Liverpool John Moores University – Bachelor of Arts with Honours, English Literature (2:1)
  • A-Levels:
    • English Language and English Literature (A)
    • Mathematics (B)
  •  Over 4 years of experience in education
  •  TEFL Certified Teacher
  •  Teacher at the International Japanese School, HCMC

Matthew Kempe

Tutor
  • University of Witwatersrand – Bachelor of Commerce in Politics, Philosophy and Economics
  • IEB Matriculation 1 x A*, 4 x A
  • Experienced Private Maths and Science Tutor
  • English Teacher, HCMC
  • TEFL Certified Language Teacher
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Christian Taylor

  • University of Manchester- Bachelor of Arts, History of Arts (2:1)
  • A- Levels:
    • History of Arts, Fine Arts and Philosophy and Ethics (B)
  • GCSEs : 
    • English Literature (A)
    • English Language, Mathematics and Science (B)
  • Teaching Assistant, Berlin International School
  • TEFL Certified Language Teacher
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Adele Connor

Tutor
  • University of New South Wales
    • Maters of Policy Studies
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Laws
  • CELTA Teaching Certificate
  • Over three years of teaching experience
Kim Matthews

Kim Matthews

Tutor and Speech Therapist
  • La Trobe University-
    • Master of Speech Pathology (Awarded with Distinction)
    • Bachelor of Science (Medical Sceince)
  • Billanook College- Victorian Certificate of Education
  • Member of Speech Pathology Australia since 2007
  • Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist
  • 6 years experience in speech therapy teaching

Gabrielle Poumès

Teacher
  • Master’s Degree in Education, Français Langue Étrangère (French as a Foreign Language) (Distinction)
  • François Rabelais University – Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Foreign Languages
  • Lycée Camille Claudel – Baccalaureate Degree, Social Sciences and Economics
  • Private French Tutor, EIS

Angela Tol

Tutor
  • Radboud University, Nijmegen – MSc. Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (with distinction)
  • VU Amsterdam – BSc. Health and Life Sciences (Hons.)
  • Wageningen University – Minor in Psychobiology of Eating Behaviour
  • Harvard Medical School – Research Internship
  • Experienced Math and Sciences tutor
  • TESOL Certified Language Teacher

Hanne Sveaass

Tutor
  • Plymouth University – MSc Zoo Conservation Biology (2:1)
  • Aberystwyth University – BSc in Zoo Conservation Biology (2:1)
  • Project Researcher, Endangered Asian Species Trust (Vietnam)
  • Education Officer, Cat Tien National Park
  • Experienced Primary School Teacher, HCMC