Less ‘tiger’ and more ‘tea’ : Choosing a British tutor over there, rather than a tutor here

Updated: Jan 27, 2021

Finding the right fit tutor is as important as finding the right fit school and the private tutoring sector in Asia is big business. Getting it right can make a big difference. In 2016, a survey conducted by market research firm Ipsos concluded that around 2,900 schools were providing tutorial courses for Hong Kong’s secondary students for over 85% of secondary students. That’s not to say most students are having lots of tutoring ALL the time, but we believe that every student will benefit from SOME tutoring at some point.

Finding the Fit




If we are looking for a more personalised approach – genuine support for our child who may need a little confidence building or assistance with revision, how do we differentiate between the good the bad and the overpriced?

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A Master Plan


It’s important to agree at the start of a study plan. They are a requisite to ensure that both tutor and pupil remain on course with an agreed formula and to enable development and pr