Families spent $1.4b on private tuition for kids last year as parents fork out more for extra lessons

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This comes as more tuition centres and enrichment centres open. There are more than 950 such centres registered with the Ministry of Education now, up from about 700 in 2012.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

SINGAPORE - Families spent a substantial $1.4 billion last year on extra lessons for their children, as expenditure on such private education services continues to grow.

The latest government survey on household expenditure found the higher spending on private tuition was a key contributor to an uptick in educational expenses last year.Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work Subscribe Now

 

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