Whatever the reasons may be for private tuition, it can certainly complement and supplement the class work provided the teacher and his ward cooperate. It can be complementary when the lessons done in the class have not been fully understood by the student and he may have to be told more than to impress upon, him for the lesson done in the class may not have caught his brain. For this reason, tuition at home may be the answer.
Generally a class room is not conducive for individual teaching. The teacher-pupil interaction highly spoken of is not possible in the class. A teacher normally tries to avoid a dull student. So, such a student may fail to catch the eye of the teacher. In such cases private tuition may be helpful. The pupil may not only be taught but also be made to work at exercises which they would normally avoid in class. If the tuition master is earnest, the pupils can progress and improve gradually.
Some of the topics that arc not covered in the class or which requires supplementary reading could very well be done in the tuition hour. Additional exercises could be done, better reading is possible which may lead to better comprehension. Discussion and dialogue may lead to better understanding.
Private tuition becomes necessary where the student would not be capable of sitting at his studies by himself because he has no inclination or the parents have no time to look at their child's academic progress. Most pampered children need a private tutor as a permanent feature.
From the examination point of view some may seek tuition. The students who want to achieve very good results in competitive courses may resort to tuition. This has become a common practice for getting seats in medical, engineering and technological courses. An ordinary classroom lecture does not cater to the needs of such students. For many aristocratic families, it is a prestige to arrange for tuition in music and dancing.
Let us now look at the abuses. Tuition may lead to too much of pampering and may kill the self effort of the student. The student would not touch the book unless the tuition master turns up. Instead of his working and learning on his own he becomes so dependant on the tuition master that ultimately the gain would be perceptibly nil.
There are also pupils adopting devious means through the tuition masters to get a pass. The poor tuition master makes himself cheap and worries more about the promotion of his ward than about his own children. Often, it is not uncommon to see a boy having more than one tuition master for each one of his subjects. Because he pays for the tuition, he looks down upon the poor teacher who is likely to lose his dignity.
But one fact that stands foremost is that tuitions cannot be thorough learning and at best there can only be nibblings of the learning process as the student has recourse for likely questions that may come in the examination through the tuition teacher.
In order to avoid the evils of private tuition, educational institutions themselves may arrange tutorial classes. If the regular teachers cannot attend to the tutorials special tutors may be appointed to attend to very small groups of needy students. Such contacts may help build confidence in the student. Such tutorial classes may be complementary as well as supplementary. The tutorial system when properly organised will go a long way to improve the efficiency of the student.
Why should your education be based on YOUR FAMILIES INCOME!
(Before reading my argument, note that i was privatly educated till i was 17 and i am now being educated at a state run college doing my A levels. I have personally seen how private education can influence their egos and attitudes [I am also dyslexic so please forgive my spellings and grammar, i wrote this in a rush] )
Yes we have to support business in this country, but why should we let education be run in private hands. How is it fair that individuals can be subjected to better qualitly of education (not all the time the) on the fact that their parents earn more money! Education is a RIGHT! Your standard of education should not be judged on your parents income but your inteligence and what is best for you in your later life. Look at a school like Eton, most Prime ministers have been educated here, but not due to any suprime intelignece but judged on their families income! Possibly private education should be intergrated into state education so that if a individual is acdemic enough to go to a school like Eton, a goverment grant scheem should be used maybe. However the workings of private education is fundementally wrong. You are not chosen for a job by your income or discredited at uniiversty for your background and families and income, and universties are not compulsory but everyone has a RIGHT to further education. So why should your primary and secondary education be judged on income which leads right back down to class divides. This is ultamalty a faulty system. I agree with the conscept that you have the right to pay for your education if you choose to, but this descison is made by the parents of individual children. Most individuals cannot go to private schools because they were not BORN INTO A RICH FAMILY. Doesn't that show something? That the system is backwards.
Education is a RIGHT! Each citizen of Britain has the right to be educated equally, why should inherited income (as-such) be a depending factor ON YOUR FUTURE AND YOUR EDUCATION.
IT IS FUNDAMENTLY WRONG!
[note parents may argue that it is their right to choose where their children are educated, but this right is based on income or saved up inherited capital... Not all chlidren can choose between state education and private education because they were not born into a well off family
Ban private K-12 education.
For years we have sent a message that the "schools are failing" and responsible parents should pull their children out or else. Unfortunately, this has been a self fulfilling prophecy. What effects a school's performance the most is the extent to which the community is involved with the school. The more parents disengage the more of a self fulfilling prophecy this becomes. When those with means began pulling their children out of the public education system all that was left in the system were those who could not afford to do so. As a result, parents who did not have the time (or in some cases the interest) to be engaged in the education of their children, let alone those of their neighbors, allowed the school system to turn into chaos.
This is, sadly, an unintended consequence of school integration. The hope of the Civil Rights movement was integrated schools would result in children having equal access to America's then second to none education system. Instead, what did the rich white parents do? They did not want their children to be on equal terms with African American children and pulled their children out. The result was that it sent a message to the rich white kids that public schools weren't for them, that they were somehow better than the poor, often minority students. The message was that public education was for those who couldn't afford better. By extension this message has sadly found its way into other parts of our society. Furthermore, the message that private is superior to public has made it acceptable to treat students in public education like they are prisoners; that children are sub-human and in need of harsh discipline to stay on the straight and narrow. The result is that we are training our public school students for something - prison.
So how do you fix it? Force the upper class back into the system. That way rich parents will actually feel like they have something at stake in the public education system. Furthermore, it will help break down racial and cultural barriers that result in the achievement gap as white children will be forced to interact with their peers of color. Public schools won't simply be places where kids are babysat for eight hours a day, rather they will be places where the community puts pressure on students and teachers to learn.
Until we take this radical step of banning private k-12 our schools will be little more than a pipeline to our prison system.
Private tution.!! What for ?
I am just a little boy from sri lanka , in grade 5. I came to DEBATE.ORG to get some points for my debate at school called (private rution should be banned) I AGREE WITH IT!!!!
Here is my idea. For example lets take a class of students who have a equal amount of knowledge. Allof a sudden he is going to tution classes. And he is getting more knowledge than the others. There freindship will break because the others will be jealous of him. And he will show off his knowlege. It will be unfair for others. SO LETS STOP PRIVATE TUTION! !!!!!🗽👑
Education is a right
Just because I am born into a richer family than another person does not mean I have the right to a better education. If private education was abolished state schools would improve meaning everyone has a similar, and most importantly; fair education. If everyone was put through an identically fair education system, the whole country would be a fairer place to be, with equal opportunity.
Ban private education, tailor public education
I'm all for non intervention on part of the government in most areas, but education is different. The quality of education a student receives should reflect their work ethic, talent and intelligence; not their parent's wealth. I'm not trying to pretend that all students are equal, students should receive trailered education depending on how much potential they have displayed in certain subjects (divide students into high potential medium potential and low potential as early as possible). That way every student has received the same opportunity to begin with, it's realistic and it's fair. Plus it would encourage the wealthy to invest in everyone's education and not just their own children's education.
It should be abolished!!!!!!!!
It should be abolished as everybody deserves the same amount of help and education. Just cause a child has come from a rich family does not mean he can go to a school with fees for better education and a better chance in life. Universities also look at what schools you went to and normally they would choose the better school. If education was equal, that would not exist.
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Education must be provided to everyone to level the playing field.
What if we decide to ban Private Education in South Africa.
What do YOU think would happen ?
It's time to level the playing fields. Be honest because parents can afford and in many cases struggle and sacrifice to do so is it fair that children suffer because their parents cannot.
If we believe that before God all are born with the same brain potential, shouldn't we as society recognize that potential and ensure opportunity is given equally to all Children in terms of their EDUCATION.
I've witnessed Students from the biggest township in India achieve remarkable results because they were given the opportunity.
I challenge all South Africans search your consciousness isn't time we grab this EDUCATION crisis by the horns and get involved as a Nation. I promise you if you leave it to the bodies which are handling it now it will not come right.
As Parents and Society we cannot delegate this responsibility to Government. If you have your Children in a private institution of learning you have already agreed with me.
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David Crawford. Director General World Council for Total Quality and Excellence in Education.
Education belongs to the people, plain and simple.
Education, in my opinion, should be available for every individual and payed for by the public as a whole (taxes), because every individual has a right to earn at least a basic education. Every person deserves an education so that the principle of equality of opportunity is maintained and so that every individual, regardless of income, is on a level playing field with his/her peers. Giving education to private companies is a terrible idea. Private companies are motivated by profit, and education is an aspect of society that should be kept away from the realm of profits. Education should be unbiased and truth seeking, and this is best done when it is kept in the hands of the Public. Private education is also allowed to teach non factual information such as religious teachings and other teachings which do not belong in school. Education belongs to the people, not the the corporations. Imagine a school owned by companies...They would be more concerned with training students to become job slaves rather than getting a real well rounded education. Yes, that is what will happen if those super conservative - "lets privatize every school" people got their way. Boo to those guys.
Private education increases the gap between the rich and the poor.
Regardless of scholarships and bursaries, private schools can and do exist because the majority of people attending pay thousands of pounds a term. This is impossible for families of lower income, so naturally the majority of people who get the privileges of private school, e.G. Better facilities, smaller class sizes, more opportunities, more qualified teachers, are already from a more affluent family. These children have an increased chance of fulfilling their potential in the world of work due to their school life, and therefore take the better jobs, leaving the less fortunate to the lower paid jobs. And it goes full circle, slowly separating the classes and cultures of our society. And this is obviously completely unfair- why should one child be given a hugely greater head start over another simply because of the family he was born into? It just sounds like cheating to me.