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Why More School Teachers Opt to Give Private Tuition

Why More School Teachers Opt to Give Private Tuition

The Singaporean education system is considered to be one of the most successful in the world as it is both rigorous and extensive and churns out many skilled graduates yearly. This is because most teachers in Singapore treat their teaching jobs as careers or callings. However, over the recent years, a significant number of teachers have been opting to give private tuition rather than working for formal school systems. Why ...
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How to do well in English Literature

How to do well in English Literature

Literature is commonly perceived to be a difficult subject to score for exams. For one, exams answers are all in essay format. If you are already struggling with producing a grammatically correct piece of writing, you are on the losing end. On top of writing well, this subject also requires a decent level of passion in reading. Without an interest to read, you will hate this subject too much to ...
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When should I sign my child up for tuition

When should I sign my child up for tuition?

Can anyone be too young for tuition? At what age should we send our kids for tuition? These are questions on the minds of most parents of young children. As young as K1, children are expected to read, write and count. If a preschooler is still unable to do any of the above, it is natural for the parent to be worried and start considering the possibility of tuition or ...
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Struggles That Tutors Face That Parents Are Not Aware Of

Struggles That Tutors Face That Parents Are Not Aware Of

Private tutoring, just like any other line of work, is not without its challenges. More often than not, private tutors face many problems that only they can understand. Private tutoring is a form of self-employment that has a very competitive market thus only a few issues can lead to losing clients and ultimately, a source of income. Here are some of the struggles that private tutors face on a day-to-day ...
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Reasons Why Maths Tuition Is Necessary In Singapore

4 Important Reasons Why Tuition Is Necessary In Singapore

1) Classrooms are far too crowded Singapore's a pretty small country, with a population that's far too large. Our overcrowded classrooms are a byproduct of this phenomena. In primary school, it's not uncommon for a class to have up to 40 students; which isn't unheard of in secondary school either. As our local students progress into their years in tertiary education, they'll be met with lecture halls holding up to ...
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How To Introduce Math Concepts to Preschoolers

How To Introduce Math Concepts to Preschoolers

Math is a subject that helps us to make practical sense of the world around us. Can you imagine how the world can operate without numbers? Even the most illiterate person around needs to know his numbers! We see numbers on our clocks, on traffic lights, in lifts, on the SMRT map, on buses, on price tags, at our door fronts, on the measuring cup in the kitchen, etc. You ...
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