Is the South Korean private tutoring explosion model something that other countries should try to imitate?


[caption id="attachment_151410" align="alignleft" width="213"]south-korean-tutoring South Korea leads the world in the amount of money spent on tutoring services. (Source: TutorGrams.com)[/caption]

To say that South Korea takes its private tutoring seriously would be an understatement. In fact, spending on private tutoring in South Korea has surpassed spending on public education in Finland, a country with one of the best education systems in the world. So what, exactly, is driving this crazy growth?

To put it simply: competition. Many...

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