Private Tuition Centers Case Study

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Flourishing private tuition centres, necessity or desire? • The size of the private tuition centre industry • The factors for increased demand for private tuition centers • How is growing population of attending schools and colleges and increased expenditure on education is supporting the industry? Tuition centres or cram or preparatory schools have become an integral and ineradicable part of the education system in the world, more so for several Asian nations. While tutoring was solely for slow learners, but intense peer competition placed the private tuition centre industry in the mainstream. Hence, most parents are spending huge sums of money every year to provide the best possible education to their kids and preparing them for the stiff academic or professional competition. The demand for private tuitions is largely driven by growing emphasis on entrance exams, improvement in overall…show more content…
This contributes to enhanced spending on services such as tutoring, test preparation, educational assessment, and technological integration. In Japan, Jukus (cram schools) have been operating since the 1970s and parents send their 2 to 3-year old children for learning prior to the attainment of the formal education. China’s private tutoring industry is USD 60 billion enterprise for K-12 with 162 million students in primary and secondary levels, while in South Korea tutoring is USD 20 billion per year industry. In Singapore, the contemporary tuition industry is worth more than a billion of dollars annually, which is almost double the $650 million spent in 2004. In addition, major developing regions like Brazil and Eastern European nations are witnessing the growth in private tutoring

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