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The effectiveness of private tutoring in China with a focus on class-size
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, Institute of Education, Tsinghua University, China ; , Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong

International Journal of Educational Development Volume 46, Number 1, ISSN 0738-0593 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

This paper endeavours to shed light on the effect of private tutoring for Mathematics, Chinese and English in various kinds of class-size on students’ performances in the National College Entrance Exam (NCEE) in China. To achieve this, it draws upon a dataset collected by a specifically designed questionnaire on private tutoring of grade 12 students in Jinan, China. With the consideration of nested alternative structure of choices among private tutoring in different class-size and self-selection problem, the study employed a nested logit model to investigate the factors underlying students’ choice of private tutoring and has fitted OLS model to examine the effects of different class-size tutoring.

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Zhang, Y. & Liu, J. (2016). The effectiveness of private tutoring in China with a focus on class-size. International Journal of Educational Development, 46(1), 35-42. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved November 18, 2019 from .

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Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2015.11.006

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