We are delighted to announce a partnership with Pharos Tutors in which we are able to offer our Members a 10% discount on their extremely relevant First Steps to a One-Place Study course taught by Janet Few. Members can redeem this offer by logging in and visiting the Members Offers area.
About Pharos Tutors
Pharos Tutors (www.pharostutors.com) offers short topic-based online courses on a variety of genealogy-related subjects. Topics range from genealogical sources, such as wills and Chancery records, to courses on one-name and one-place studies, Scottish and Irish research, DNA and the popular “Professional Genealogist” course. Our tutors are professional genealogists, archives professionals and subject experts and have often written books on the subjects they teach. We have around twenty tutors and over forty courses, with more courses in development.
Our Tutor-led courses are our most popular and usually last between 3 and 6 weeks. The format of each is the same. Students are delivered lesson notes at the start of each week. These are in pdf format so that they can be downloaded and kept forever. Each lesson contains activities for students to complete and these are posted in the online course forum area. Students can see each other’s work, comment and collaborate where appropriate. Every week the students have the opportunity to attend a weekly online chat session with their tutor and fellow students. This is great opportunity for students to ask their tutor questions.
We have two Family History Skills and Strategies certificate programmes, which are combinations of Tutor-led courses, but with the added benefit of formal assessment. These were developed in partnership with the Society of Genealogists, and our Advanced Certificate is recognised by AGRA (the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives) as a route to professional genealogy.