Comparing Enrichment Programme versus Private Tutor

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Which is the better choice for supporting our children academically?

Private Tuition
39
35%
Enrichment Programme
72
65%
 
Total votes: 111

BayMax_dad
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Re: Comparing Enrichment Programme versus Private Tutor

Post by BayMax_dad » Thu Aug 04, 2016 1:46 pm

Hi mabelboey, I agree with you because my 1st n 2nd kids went for group tuitions before and results were better as compared to private tuition now. Since one in S4 n the other is S2 so perhaps will be good to switch back to group tuitions

angeline123
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Re: Comparing Enrichment Programme versus Private Tutor

Post by angeline123 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:33 am

I also find school generally putting much thoughts in the syllabus and teaching. Private teaching usually made us buy assessment books. I go to schools for all my classes- music, tuition, swimming.

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Re: Comparing Enrichment Programme versus Private Tutor

Post by mylulaoshi » Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:51 pm

How does enrichment help a child academically? Is this a trick question? Enrichment refers to music, sports, art etc right? Academic refers to results right? Certainly tuition (private or not) prepares child for exam doesn't it?

bpdrich
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Re: Comparing Enrichment Programme versus Private Tutor

Post by bpdrich » Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:34 pm

Enrichment does helps in a student's development and that itself may lead to better grades instead of constant piling of tuition. Views?

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Re: Comparing Enrichment Programme versus Private Tutor

Post by jermainejm » Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:56 pm

I personally feel that enrichment classes are more effective when it comes to languages as the students can communicate with one another in the language (eg, English). This can help them to improve in terms of speaking the language. Also, it is better to have some peer support so that the kids won't feel so stressed out. Hmm but it also depends, if my child is really weak (and lagging) in the subject, I would send him to a private tuition so that he can catch up.


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Re: Comparing Enrichment Programme versus Private Tutor

Post by uptas » Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:26 pm

I think enrichment programme works better than getting a private tutor. bec enrichment programs are much more specialized and that, for me, I think they can address the issue better. and with many years of handling a specific subject and with a lot of experience, I think they can give our students a more specific and relatable advises.

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Re: Comparing Enrichment Programme versus Private Tutor

Post by Feifeifei » Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:05 pm

I think it really depends on individual case . For the kids in lower grade (P1 to P4), enrichment class is more suitable. As the class is more structured, and teach step by step. For the kids in upper grade (P5 to P6 ), private tutor should be better choice. The experienced tutor can help the kids to find their weak areas, and provide targeted training to improve these areas.

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Re: Comparing Enrichment Programme versus Private Tutor

Post by madraid » Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:37 am

Personally I chose the group route for my children. I find that there is more cross-learning from peers, and this helps my kids remember better. My friend advised that private tutor can help the children advance faster because it is 1-to-1, but sometimes private tutor doesn't have the experience to plan a curriculum well.

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