International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Private Tutoring in Jordan: Underpinning Factors and Impacts
Yahya A. Ali

This paper examines the factors underpinning the spread of private tutoring in Jordan and its social, educational and economic impacts. The high value attributed to education in Jordanian society increases the demand for private tutoring in general, and especially for students during the last year of secondary school. Boys recorded the highest demand for private tutoring. While the spread of private tutoring in Jordan is lower compared to other countries, it is higher in the southern part of Jordan compared to other regions within the Kingdom.

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