Children have been studying in schools and colleges for so many decades, and there has always been an assortment of children of all hues and mental calibers. The fact that some children pick up fast, some slow and some do not at all.
This has been true always and is also a fact today and will always be so. However, though the basics of students have remained the same, attitudes have had an abysmal plunge into a sort of near madness.
Given the hypothesis that, there always were weak children and brilliant children the system of giving and taking tuition has taken up to new dimensions to an all time high. There was a time when those children who were weak were the only ones who took extra tuition so that they could compete with their more brilliant colleagues.
This was also not a thing to be proud of that, the child is taking tuition because it would clearly imply that the child was weak in studies. The parents and also their wards felt a little ashamed that they had to resort to extra tuition. This indicated that the student required an extra dose of teaching to cope with the syllabus. Moreover, the teachers of the days gone by, took the trouble of finishing the syllabus in class so that all could benefit. Then, only the weak who required personal attention would take to tuition.
This was the picture as it existed a few decades back. However, this same tuition has now become almost a necessity, for which several reasons can be assigned. Today, this entire scenario has taken a ‘U’ turn, and all parties involved in the system of tuition have evolved an absolutely new psyche towards tuition.
This system has become almost madness, a disease. These days every child good, bad or very weak all resort to tuition, in almost every subject. The basic cause of this tuition is the teacher. The system which was once meant to help...