WHAT ARE THEY BUYING IN PRIVATE TUITION? MICRO-LEVEL PERSPECTIVE ON THE PRACTICE OF PRIVATE TUITION BY GRADE 9 STUDENTS IN KALE TOWNSHIP, MYANMAR

Kam Tung Tuang Suante

Abstract


Private tuition is the practice of academic teaching and learning from outside of the school hour with a fee but a few studies acknowledged what private tuition provides to the receivers beyond the teaching of academic subjects. In this study, the data were subtracted from 1119 Grade 9 students’ survey reports and 18 interviewees’ responses from Kale Township, Myanmar. The study revealed 88% the students receive different forms of private tuition and 69.1% of them are in private boarding tuition. Besides, it highlighted students got supportive services for their learning in private tuition in addition to the academic teachings. 

 

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private tuition, private tutoring, shadow education, Myanmar, learning environment, high school

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