Workers head home during the evening rush hour in Beijing. China’s tutoring sector employed more than 10 million people nationwide. Photo: EPA-EFE Workers head home during the evening rush hour in Beijing. China’s tutoring sector employed more than 10 million people nationwide. Photo: EPA-EFE
Workers head home during the evening rush hour in Beijing. China’s tutoring sector employed more than 10 million people nationwide. Photo: EPA-EFE

Dreams die young for China’s private tutors as jobs vanish under sudden crackdown

  • Once-promising off-campus tutoring industry, which used to employ 10 million, has been left reeling under policy change
  • More than 9 million graduates this year put added pressure on the job market, only to find a rewarding option has been taken off the table

Topic |   China education
Workers head home during the evening rush hour in Beijing. China’s tutoring sector employed more than 10 million people nationwide. Photo: EPA-EFE Workers head home during the evening rush hour in Beijing. China’s tutoring sector employed more than 10 million people nationwide. Photo: EPA-EFE
Workers head home during the evening rush hour in Beijing. China’s tutoring sector employed more than 10 million people nationwide. Photo: EPA-EFE
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