Tutoring Centre for languages , communication and creativity
The Centre was founded by the creative writer, educational psychologist and journalist Dmitry Tyotkin, in 2022, in order to explore and promote contemporary techniques of accelerated learning. A further goal was to address, in detail, various multidisciplinary areas of creativity and language use. Geographically, the Centre is located in the historical district of Saint Petersburg, Russia. It provides, nonetheless, a range of both online and offline events and workshops, as well as lessons and events in different locations and settings.
Our Mission
For groups, the mission of the Centre is to provide contemporary tutoring facilities in a training format, but it also offers individual lessons and coaching sessions. The Centre welcomes collaboration in many forms and it invites numerous guest speakers. Its governing principle is to identify an individual approach for each participant, based on his or her capacities, background, wishes and motivations. We prefer accelerated and communicative approaches in teaching, based on the most advanced, scientifically proven methodologies. The Centre promotes cultural exchange, together with a respectful attitude to all the cultures represented by its students and teachers.
About the Founder
Dmitry Tyotkin is a qualified and experienced philosopher, creative writer and theatre director. He has participated in many international workshops on the themes of creativity and psychology. A former university lecturer in psychology, he has organised, and led, a wide range of international cultural and art-criticism projects. He has also published creative writing in a variety of genres. Now, his ambition is to create a forum for individuals who are interested in teaching and learning as professional activities. The Tutoring Centre itself, meanwhile, will sponsor both free and commercial content and activities.

Details of educational programmes, and the certified qualifications of the founder and other teachers, can be supplied on request.

Main Area of Expertise

  • Languages
    Languages and communication (including Russian as a foreign language - from spoken language and practice in real contexts, to academic language, literature, philosophical \ scientific texts, and preparation for formal exams)
  • Business Training
    Business communication, business training, and HR coaching 
  • Creative writing
    Including consulting, editing, mentoring and “ghost writing”
  • Psychological Training
    Psychological consultancy, and training, in the fields of education and professional / personal growth. Our approach focuses on learning styles, techniques, and strategies that reflect and nurture professional identity, and our methodology also supports lifelong learning
  • Public Speaking
    Public speaking and communication skills, with individual lessons and mentoring as required
  • Translation
    Intercultural communication and translation
"I know Dmitry as my student of psychotherapy, but I also supervised his training sessions. I do recommend him for his creative innovative approach in business training, soft-skills coaching and psychological consulting. He combines deep knowledge, creativity and a balanced professional attitude."

Mark Sandomirsky
psychotherapist, neurologist, PhD in Medicine
"I recommend Dmitriy as personal tutor of the English language. In a very short time, he helped me with an intensive course to improve my English to international standards. Now, I successfully work for a big international company. It gave me a chance to relocate and join the international community. Without his course, this opportunity would not be available for me. "
Programmer, international teacher of programming, Chernogoria.
"I have known Dmitriy as a colleague for several years. (I’m a professional English teacher of 25 years’ experience, specialising in professional courses for adults.) Dmitriy is a highly knowledgeable, charismatic and dedicated teacher, and his courses are both instructive and enjoyable. I have no hesitation in recommending his programmes, especially for those who are interested in improving their English for career-related reasons."
Damon Hager
Veteran English instructor, Doctor of History & Civilisation of the European University Institute, Florence, Italy
"It was all quite exciting, but I want to highlight our story-making process. This gave me some experience of turning my thoughts into well-constructed sentences, and It was funny too. The films "My Fair Lady" and " The King’s Speech" were useful in terms of accents. 
Also I want to thank Dmitriy for connecting me with Felicia, who became my first English-speaking pan friend. And of course our studies helped me to prepare for Moscow State university. I do recommend Dmitry’s lessons as a fun and productive way of improving your English." 
Sophia Varuhiceva
MSU student
"I am a successful doctor of both European and Ayurveda (traditional Indian) medicine, but Russian was not a simple language, even after my Sanskrit and English. I definitely do recommend Dmitry as a teacher of Russian as a foreign language. Our intensive course was very useful for me, and now, I use Russian in my work at a highly professional level. It's definitely worth the investment. "
 Paresh Jadhav 
"Dmitry was invited by me to our university, for a short training programme about soft-skills and career psychology. It was a useful and interesting educational event for all participants. I recommend Dmitry for all those who are interested in modern educational technologies, especially in the area of public speaking, learning strategies, motivation."
Director of a university educational centre.
We would love to communicate with you

Email : d.tetkin@gmail.com
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