First-class flights, chauffeurs and bribery: the secret life of a private tutor | Curio

First-class flights, chauffeurs and bribery: the secret life of a private tutor

33 mins | Oct 31, 2020

Tutoring has become a weapon in the global arms race in education. It seems there is no limit to what some parents will pay for private education for their children. In this fascinating article from The Economist's 1843 magazine, Emma Irving shares her own experiences tutoring kids from wealthy backgrounds, reflecting on the benefits and failures of what has become a £2 billion industry in Britain alone.

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