This is a discussion on Any good and reliable tuition agency to recommend tutors? within the Looking for tutor (Primary/Secondary/JC) and any other subject forum, part of the Singapore Kiasu Parents Forum category; Originally Posted by bellaisa Hi VanessT. I am a new mummy here! Hope to get to know of you guys ...
Can text me at 90251510 and I can pass you her contact number.
My own niece was not comfortable with a tutor that Kate has engaged for her, she voiced out after the 2nd lesson and immediately as I heard from my Sis in law, the next lesson was a new female teacher n she has been with her since. My Sis in law and I also ask kate to look for Piano teachers for us and the service we had gotten are really fantastic and satisfactory. Honestly, I will still go back and find her if any of my current tutors who I engaged from her were to leave for whatsoever reasons.
As of now, my bro is looking for a science teacher for my nephew and when i mentioned this issue to him, he said that its impossible cause the tutor has been with his son for a month and there is no problem at all. He just paid the commission and he was thankful that kate got a tutor for my nephew who is really patient as he has ADHD.
Last edited by Kimberlystarry; 28-12-2012 at 08:02 PM.
huh? Are you sure you are talking about the same agent?? Most of my own relatives got tutors from her, some dated back to 2yrs ago. Tutors still with the kids, very good relationship with the kids & results improved. Kate still sent us greeting cards & ask how are our kids with tutors.
Sometimes, it's the parent...not the tutor/agent. Will read about it more...
Maybe you want to ask your friend to have more details about it? I dont think Kate is such a person. Like what VanessT said, she also send me greeting cards and emails to ask how are my kids with the tutor. Everyone who I know who engaged her, like her very much. She is always very polite and patient.
I am EXTREMELY SURPRISED that this happen and I think your friend has totally misunderstood her.
well, my friends & I were stunned by the post. All of us have recommendations of tutors by this agent. We like her services and passed our friends her contact. After reading on what happened on the blog...Ai ya...pity the agent. She tried her best to meditate the situation yet ganna bombard . This type of mother ...I think this is not the 1st time the mother did that to agent or whoever has dealing with her.
Not sure if anyone deal with this parent before or not...can share.
Whoever wants to know more details...pm me. I can pm you the emails & SMSes...then you will know who is right.
Thanks for PM. Its obvious who is right and who is wrong.
Another point to note, from the way the parent replies to the email and Smses despite everyone trying to be as polite as possible, it occured to me kitty could be the parent and not her friend because its obvious from the person's characters, she has few friends or none.
I have used their agency before many times. Occasionally a tutor is problematic or does not do her job well. Kate always replaces a tutor as soon as possible. She works very hard for her customers and they have been in this line for more than 10 years.
My salutation for being so transparent.
I applaud them because they have every right to defend themselves against such allegation.
It is always good to hear both sides of the story.
I like to say I extend my full support to Kate.
Kate seems to be very popular among the parents here with alot of supporters,dont't play play....Ha..ha
When I read this thread I thought I would register myself and add my two cents.
apparently some random mom accused the tutor of playing her out. Well I am saddened becoz in the time I have raised my two children I have had my bad share of irresponsible tutors. Three years ago I have used Kate to find me a English language tutor for my child's coming psle.
it was a last minute thingy and a teacher was sent. After her second lesson she suddenly disappeared and didn't appear again. As per normal I contacted Kate and when she could not find me a tutor she came to my place herself and taught my child for two months. In my dealings with her I must say I find her responsible and very dedicated.
when some of you mentioned a blog I tried logging in to view but she has mentioned that at the parents request she has removed the blog. The parent has asked that the matter be closed and Kate has respected her decision. It is clear that she is not trying to defend the teacher but rather just ensure no misunderstandings are made about the above matter.
If anyone has needs to hear about my experiences I would be happy to share. PM me or email me is fine.
Kate always do her best for us
Last edited by fruiti; 29-12-2012 at 12:32 PM.
I totally agree with Kimberlystarry because I believe such a person has few friends. Just from reading her reply for 30 mins and already I dont like her.