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Monday, January 17, 2005

Tuition Outsourcing: California, Boston kids dial India to brush up maths, science

From low end BPO work to tutoring ... India Inc can do it all!

Indian Express, January 16, 2005

Twice a week, Ann Maria, a sixth grader at Silver Oak Elementary School, California, logs on the Internet from home.

She’s not chatting up with friends, but connecting to her personal tutor—already online, armed with a headset and a pen mouse—in a cubicle almost a timezone away in Kochi.

Your neighbourhood tuition teacher, riding on the Information Technology Enabled Service (ITES) wave, has now gone global and his monthly pay packet has turned meatier—anywhere between $10 and $40 an hour.


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