Interview , News of 10 February 2016

"Adolescents from low-income households use private tutoring the least frequently": Eight Questions to C. Katharina Spieß

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How much are German schoolchildren being tutored?

The usage of tutoring in Germany is noteworthy. Among secondary school students, 18 percent reported having been tutored in the past 6 months. Among primary school students, it’s clearly much lower, at 6 percent. However, it’s remarkable that even first-graders report that they have received tutoring. [...]

The full interview with C. Katharina Spieß is published in DIW Economic Bulletin 6/2016. It is available for download as pdf document | PDF, 101.88 KB .

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