Why Private Tuition?
What are the school learning limitations? How challenging it is for your children to secure a place in local universities?
We all acknowledged that school learning nowadays had become much challenging.
Continuously broaden and in-depth syllabuses have loaded our children with extensive volume of homework. Students sought for more help from parents in accomplish home works and school projects than ever.
In school, learning conduct in large group size. In normal classroom circumstances, only one teacher will be dedicated to handle and guide a group consists of 40-50 pupils. In such situation, personal attention for individual student is rather an extravagance request.
For secondary school and junior college students, competition to secure a place at good course of top university is fierce. According to data released by local universities (NUS, NTU and SMU) Feb 2010, 70% of the courses intake cut off point is higher in 2009 compared to 2008. Just an average grade definitely isn’t enough for your children to get into local universities with the desired courses.
What are the problems your children are experiencing?
Like other aspects in life, your children face obstacles in school studying. Some of them are now temporarily fallen behind. As parents, you should first identify the root causes and rectify them.
One of the most common situation is students are using ineffective study method. They are indeed love to and wanted to do better in study and examination. Unfortunately, they are only getting half the result with twice of their effort. In such case, an experience mentoring is very important. Only rewarding effort will keep student motivated and continue in study.
It is usual that we found students are doing well in overall subject but particularly worse in certain subject. Children from English speaking family will find it is very hard for them to master in Chinese subject, even they have no problem to perform in other subject. Let school teacher alone to inspire them might take extra time and effort. The last thing parents want to see is their overall result being encumbered by particular subject. With additional assistance in those challenging subject will certainly help to improve overall grade.
Students have all different kind of personality. For passive learner or students with poor concentration span, motivation and close monitoring are essential to help them progress.
Difficulty in learning is unavoidable. When students face problems in learning, it confronts their self-confident and affects their achievement. If the situation leave unmanaged, it might cause your children fell anxiety, loss of confident and demoralize, hence limit an individual’s potential.
Your children are average in academic? Great! But, what's next?
You should feel relief if your children are doing average or above average in school. Anyway, do you even think about how to help them to push their grade up to achieve their dream? Given the stern competition to get into local universities, your children required extra effort to achieve their target.
You may also consider stretching your child further so to unleash their full potential. At the same time it helps to keep your children a head and prepared in advance.
For some students, their interest may not fulfil in school. You might want to let them expose to specific subject outside the school environment. Your children can cover advanced areas of the syllabus and gain a broader depth of knowledge which very valuable in their further study.
What should you do to help your children?
Where there's a will there's a way. If you have the determination to help your children, you can always find the solution to do it.
Parents are children’s best tutor and mentors. You know and understand your children best. Unfortunately, Singapore’s parents often have tight work schedule which make them hardly find time for their children. It is a great challenge for both you and your children, if your children rely on your help to complete their school work.
It has become second best option for you to enrol your children into tuition classes or engage a private home tutor.
Private tuition has been a debatable topic for a long time. If your children, for various reasons, are below average in their academics, for them it is a blessing in disguise. With the help of professional home tuition agency, you can easily employ a well qualified tutor. With the effective tutoring, your children will able to enjoy learning more and moving toward their life success.