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Old 16.07.2011, 16:56
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Find a Teacher - www.findateacher.ch

Hi all,

I have set up a website that I hope will be of help to ex-pats here (and also soon to expand to London/UK).

The premise of my website is simple: Matching Teachers with Students, without having to go through an expensive Language School.

Teachers can offer group or intensive lessons, or accept a private lesson that a student has posted.

Students are able to find groups at their level, find a teacher teaching intensive lessons. They can also post a lesson, at their level, at a time that suits, which can be accepted by a teacher.

The website is free to register on, and free for Students to post private lessons on. There is a small charge for Teacher (the equivalent of half an hour's fee, ONE OFF) to receive the contact details of the student(s) who post/sign up for lessons.

I have newly added the option to teach / receive anything that isn't a language also, so if you are looking to learn a musical instrument for example, or get into a yoga class, you can do this also through the website.

Of course, I will always welcome feedback and suggestions of functionality for the site, so please, have a look, and hopefully you'll be on your way to learning or teaching something you've always wanted to.

The website is:

www.findateacher.ch - you can sign up as a teacher or a student from the main page there.

Hope you enjoy it,
StirB
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Old 17.07.2011, 16:34
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Re: Find a Teacher - www.findateacher.ch

May I also add, in order to keep up to date with updates and new features, there are the following sources:

Facebook Group - http://www.facebook.com/groups/190582907656007

Twitter - @FindATeacher_ch

Please sign up and give me your opinions on whether you like the site, how it could be improved for you or just to tell me it's rubbish if you like!

Thanks,
StirB
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Old 26.09.2011, 14:33
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Re: Find a Teacher - www.findateacher.ch

Hi all,

Thanks to some superb feedback from many sources, I have endeavoured to make the website far more user-friendly.

I have created guides for teachers, to walk them through step-by-step how to use the website and get started teaching individuals or groups.

I'm also happy to offer a money back guarantee to teachers - if they connect with a student, but are unable to fix their lesson times for whatever reason, I will refund the fee they paid (minus Paypal's 2% or so).

So, go and learn or teach a language, with no risk!

Cheers,
StirB
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Old 01.12.2011, 15:31
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Re: Find a Teacher - www.findateacher.ch

Hi guys,

Quick update for this.

I have now opened up the site, so it can be used by everyone for free. So please go and try it out, you have nothing to lose!
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Excellent job! I have created a profile already! User friendliness: top!

Many thanks!
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