NIE studying impact of tuition

NIE studying impact of tuition
NIE's three studies on tuition are expected to be completed by the end of next year. One of the questions to be examined is whether tutors help students understand content or if they merely drill children to be exam-smart.

SINGAPORE - Dr Shaljan Areepattamannil, who is heading the project, said he and his team will try to measure whether tuition does indeed raise scores in maths and English through the course of a year.

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