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Parents feel maths toughest subject for kids, not taught well in schools: Survey

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

At least 89 per cent parents feel that Maths is the toughest subject for their kids and 77 per cent of them are of the opinion that the subject is not taught well in schools, thus making tuition classes mandatory, a new survey has revealed.

The survey was conducted by Cuemath, a beyond-school, multi-format math learning program that brings together technology and personal teaching.

On the basis of interviews of 1,000 parents from across the country, the survey stated that a child's performance in Mathematics was of utmost importance to 81 per cent of parents followed by their performance in Science.

According to the survey, 82 per cent parents believe some children have a "natural flair" for Mathematics while it is difficult for others.

It said 61 per cent of the parents surveyed maintained that they measure their child's performance and understanding of Mathematics purely on the basis of their score in school.

63 per cent of the parents believe their child gets tensed before a Mathematics test, the survey added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 18:10 IST