29 May '11, 1am

What holidays? Many students sign up for tuition classes instead during the June holiday period

What holidays? Many students sign up for tuition classes instead during the June holiday period

May 29, 2011 What holidays? Students sign up for tuition instead Many kids sign up in June for tuition sessions at education centres to gear up for key exams By Cheryl Ong and Amanda Tan Keeping their eyes on the prize 'There are so many distractions nowadays - phones, computers... Tuition pushes them and helps keep them focused. If you want to go to your dream school, you must work hard. These are the rules of the game.' MRS YANG L.Y., 47, a mother of three Related Link Holidays? -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN IT'S the June holidays, but for some students, this month-long break will be no vacation. Eager parents have already signed them up for tuition and study camps, said tuition agencies. A big slice of the demand comes from students due to take major examinations at the year end. [email protected] [email protected] Additional reporting by Heather Marie Lee Read the fu...

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  1. 30 May '11, 1am

    Poor kids :/

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