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Our aim is to create an environment that allows teachers to freely advertise their skills and take control of their professional work life by deciding who, when, how, and for how much they teach. At the same time we are keen to facilitate English learning.

As soon as possible we want to add two key features:
  • an integrated calendar for booking
  • an advanced ratings system which over time will enable learners to make more informed choices, while pushing up the potential earnings of teacher with higher ratings. 
Again, we welcome all your suggestions on how we can improve. 

Lastly, your safety is the most important thing. We recommend that the first time you meet a learner, it should be neutral place, such as a cafe or library. We strongly recommend not allowing unknown learners to your house for lessons, and certainly not going to their house. If in doubt, don't do the lesson. 

Thanks for your support, 

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