FAQ - Virtual Lessons

Do I need to download additional resources?

Cudy lessons are conducted online without any additional downloads. All that’s required is your computer and earphone (with a mic.) - Use either Chrome (https://www.google.com/chrome/) or Firefox (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/) on your computer (desktop or laptop). - Create an account on Cudy (https://app.cudy.co/)and launch our live online lessons directly from our website

How are lessons conducted?

Using the latest technologies, Cudy uses a customised web-based virtual classroom which is integrated into the Cudy platform. No additional desktop applications is required by students and tutors to be installed in order to connect into the class. Both tutors and students would be able to see each other’s webcamera feed and hear each other’s voice live during lessons. Students would be able to interact with other students in the same lesson through voice or the in-class chat system. Tutors wo...

Are the lessons live?

Yes, Cudy focuses on synchronous classroom learning as we believe that it is important in a child’s learning experience. As with a mentor or tutor whom is able to guide and answer them in real-time, the child would be able to learn and focus better, and have their questions answered instantly by a subject specialist. Soon, we will also be launching coursewares that allows students to adopt self-directed learning to learn at their own time and pace online. These coursewares will focus on asynchr...

How do students and tutors communicate during online classes?

Tutors and students will be able to use their voice, along with their video feed from their webcamera, to communicate with each other. There is also an in-class chat allowing them to type and ask questions.

Will there be a "loss of touch" if learning is done online?

We believe that students are adept at learning from online sources from a young age in our information and digital age. The learning experience online does not reduce the effectiveness of the lesson as the technology facilitates face-to-face learning. We believe that the effectiveness stems from the tutor hence we are dedicated in helping students find a suitable tutor on our platform with our dynamic rating and review system and “Recommended Classes” feature for students to get accurate matches...

Is there training provided to tutors?

We are in the midst of launching workshops for tutors so that they will be familiar with the online learning system. We aim to raise the quality of all tutors by helping them improve on their pedagogy and their subject expertise. We have partnered with various training providers for educators to bring these workshops to tutors. We have also created a community for tutors (https://t.me/cutors), that aims to help tutors – for tutors, by tutors. You do not need to be a tutor with Cudy to join the ...

How does Cudy ensure that there are quality tutors on the platform?

We focus on bringing in the best tutors in the tuition market. We provide transparency to students and parents making a decision with the tutors’ public profile, as well as a trial lesson to further provide the student with a deeper assessment of the suitability of the tutor. Additionally, we have a rating and review system that allow students to give ratings, as well as the options to upvote or downvate the tutor so as to complement our robust evaluation systems. We are partnering with various...