Sun, 12 Sep 2010 07:53:19 GMT

Now, Mathematics outsourced to India

A school in UK has become the first to outsource its teaching to India where around 100 tutors from Punjab will give one-to-one lessons to 11-year olds who have fallen behind in Math.

UK Maths

Ashmount Primary in north London has become the first school to avail this service called Bright Spark Education, started by set up by UK-based entrepreneur Tom Hooper.

The 6th standard pupils of the school are provided with a headset while they log on to a website to have an on screen interaction with the teacher. It costs the school £12 per hour per pupil compared with about £40 for private tutors in the capital.