Chinese parents are spending more disposable income on tutoring to try to get their children ahead. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese parents spend up to US$43,500 a year on after-school classes for their children

  • Cramming is becoming more common among younger students, education group says
  • More than 60 per cent of primary school pupils in China are tutored outside the classroom in subjects such as English, literature and maths
Topic |   China Society

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Chinese parents are spending more disposable income on tutoring to try to get their children ahead. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen joined the Post in 2017 after completing a master's degree in journalism at City University, London. Originally from the UK, she studied English literature at University College London.