In a career step-up underscored by a passion for social responsibility, Bradford-based education specialist, Ranvir Fennell, has recently launched her brand-new education venture, Tutor Doctor.
With 22 years’ prior experience as a lecturer and course leader of IT and Digital Media at Bradford College, Ranvir further aims to become a ‘root’ of the community’s education system. Now, she’s using her expertise to give those in need an accessible and trusted education in a personalised, one-to-one setting.
Bradford born-and-bred, Ranvir, with the support of her husband, Steven, identified the need to bring personalised and attentive tuition to students in the area. Having the experience of working in education for over two decades, Ranvir understands the inherent demand for specialist, accessible services for students with diverse needs. Now, eight years since she studied part time for her second degree – the first in Teaching and the second in Computing – she has embarked on her journey of improving overall education provision for anyone in need, regardless of their personal situation.
“This area is very much home to me,” explained Ranvir. “I’m so invested in making a positive impact on the lives of students and families in our community, and I believe bringing Tutor Doctor to Bradford, Huddersfield and the surrounding areas is the perfect route for me to do so. Entering this new chapter and becoming a leader for high quality education is an opportunity I won’t take lightly, especially having gained an understanding for exactly what students in the area need over the last 22 years.”
“I have such a close connection to the local community. My whole family is from here and I’m proud to have gone through the education system here myself. My mission is to ensure all students have access to a well-rounded and enriching education – and to make them feel as though they aren’t just a number. Students deserve to have access to a dedicated education provider that truly wants to be a part of their successful personal development.”
Also hoping to address high competition for access to the limited provision for students with learning disabilities and other unique needs in the area, Ranvir is driven to offer more widely accessible specialist services. As she establishes strong collaborative relationships with schools and academies in West Yorkshire, Ranvir believes Tutor Doctor’s unique and progressive approach will make them the go-to personalised tutoring service.
“The goal is to take the stress off parents and students who’ve identified the need for our services. Whether it’s minor support with something they’re struggling with or if it’s an incredibly gifted student who needs guidance with a more personal touch, Tutor Doctor’s goal is to help anyone who knocks on our door. There isn’t a great deal of high quality, personalised tutoring services in the area, so it’s very exciting to be bringing such a service home.”
“My values align so closely with Tutor Doctor, as its whole approach to education is solely about focusing on the individual needs of each student which is an approach becoming more and more difficult to uphold in mainstream education in the UK today.”
Designed to help students grow in confidence and ability, Ranvir’s in-home and online tuition provider covers Bradford, Huddersfield, Brighouse and the surrounding communities. In a position that will truly help her make a difference, Ranvir aims to help improve the overall standards of local education provision. For further information about Tutor Doctor and its tutoring services, please visit their website here