01 Dec '11, 11pm

Tuition boom as kids prep for Integrated Programme: ST PHOTO: TERRENCE LIM By Sandra Davie, Senior Writer Busine...

Tuition boom as kids prep for Integrated Programme: ST PHOTO: TERRENCE LIM By Sandra Davie, Senior Writer Busine...

Learning Lab tutor Christina Kwek conducting a Primary 5 science class at the tuition centre's science lab in Mountbatten Square last week. Parents keen to get their kids into an elite Integrated Programme school are spending big on tuition for the PSLE. -- ST PHOTO: TERRENCE LIM By Sandra Davie, Senior Writer Business is booming for tuition centres that promise to help good students excel in the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE). The reason: More parents want to help their children score 250 aggregate points or more at the PSLE and secure places in secondary schools offering the Integrated Programme (IP). More are sending their children to tuition centres that charge $100 to $300 for four two-hour lessons a month. Some fork out upwards of $500 a month for tuition in two or three subjects. Background story More schools on scheme THE Integrated Programme was started...

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  1. 05 Oct '12, 9am

    Kids are lucky to be able to go to The Learning Lab!

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