China Daily (Hong Kong) : 2019-01-11

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7 CHINA DAILY | HONG KONG EDITION Friday, January 11, 2019 | CHINA More middle-income families are sending their children to international schools. reports. Gaining an edge The figures below are taken from a survey of 1,015 parents who hold at least bachelor’s degrees, make a combined salary of 300,000 to 500,000 yuan ($44,170 to $73,623) a year, and live in first- and second-tier cities. The number of children in these families enrolled in primary schools was 405, while 305 were at middle schools and 305 at high schools. 35.1 38.6 24.5 59.5 32.4 40.2 16 Unit: percent Unit: percent 16.6 Educational concepts of middleclass Chinese parents Extracurricular activities 34.1 47.5 29.8 28.1 20.7 Unit: percent 30.5 Future plans 25.4 19.3 7.5 22.4 39.4 33.1 11.1 8.5 12.8 Unit: percent 27.9 27 5.2 Perceptions of personalized tuition 33.3 6.6 14.6 2.6 0.3 11.6 4.9 Unit: percent 8.4 4.9 4.4 After-school tuition at a private tutoring center A personalized teaching plan from school teachers A quality education at school Home teachers 3.5 Favored destinations Time spent in after-school tuition per week Unit: percent Primary Middle High CHINA DAILY

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