General Paper Tuition Singapore - Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ of GP Tuition (For Students &
FAQ of GP Tuition (For All
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FAQs of General Paper
Question: how do I make
General Paper Group Tuition
group lessons, students are encouraged to attend the first TWO lessons, RISK-FREE. The fees will
only be collected on the third lesson. The fees are collected for
Receipts will be issued to students as proof of
payment. Please obtain the receipt from the Centre Manager / Tuition Co-ordinator. Otherwise, the GP Tutor will
issue the receipt.
Private home Tuition Lessons
For GP individual
lessons, the tuition fees will only be collected after every 4
For the first 4 lessons, our Agency
will only receive commission for completion of the first 2 lessons.
At the end of the first 2 lessons successfully completed by the GP tutor, the
student/parent shall forward 50% of the tuition fees of the 2 lessons to the agency. The General Paper home tutor
shall receive the remaining 50% at the end of the 4th lesson.
Thereafter, ALL the fees for subsequent lessons from the 5th lesson accrues to
the home tutor.
Example: The General Paper home tuition teacher
charges $100 /hr. In a typical month of 4 lessons, 8 hours of lessons wold have been
At the end of
the 2nd lesson, the Agency claims 50% of the tuition fees of the 2 lessons as Agency
Per hour: 100
Per lesson: 200
2 lessons: 400
Therefore, Agency commission is $400.
(Note: Terms are negotiable for individual tuition lessons. Kindly call our Tuition
Coordinator at 9137-1793, for sourcing effective GP tutors and better rates)
Question: What are the
various payment options?
Students/Parents can pass the fees to the tutor
in the classroom.
2) Payment via Cheque
Students may issue a crossed cheque
and present to the General Paper tutor upon the next lesson.
Kindly indicate name, class time-slot, and contact number behind the
Question: What are the
tuition fees and rates?
Our General Paper tuition rates are very affordable and very
competitive. For instance, our group rates range from $35 to $45 per hour. The difference depends on when you
or your child joins the lessons. The earlier you join, the lower the rate.
There's also a nominal one-time administrative
Question: What do you mean
by your first lesson being RISK-FREE?
Any student can attend any of
our GP group lessons and classes on a risk free basis. By this, we mean
that you can come for the first GP lesson literally without any
In the very unlikely event (read our GP tutor
testimonials here) that we do not add value to your GP revision at all, naturally you are
disappointed, and would like to stop all future lessons.
We do not object. That means, if after the risk
free lesson, you wish to discontinue the second and all future lessons, there are totally NO
charges to you. Hence, the meaning risk-free.
(Note: this applies at all times within 36 months
of the date of the first risk-free lesson.)
(Note: The risk-free trial lesson does NOT apply to individual home tuition
lessons, only group lessons.)
(You can request for a GP home tutor here, or visit here
to check for GP revision class time
Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable
No refund will be made once registration is confirmed. Fees are not transferable to
any third parties.
Student is required to at least 4 weeks' notice to withdraw from General Paper
For Group Lesson
There will be no refunds or make-up lessons for any absenteeism, late coming or
cancellation of any sort.
Relief of General Paper Instructor
In the event of unforeseen circumstances, we reserves the rights to send a relief
General Paper Workshop instructor should your instructor is unavailable.
Student is required to have the necessary writing equipments such as pen, paper and
calculator for the General Paper tutorial classes.
We will not be held responsible for any claims arising out of any injury, damage or
loss of life while attending the General Paper lessons and this includes all cost and expenses incurred
as a result of such claims.
FAQs for General Paper
Question: Do I receive payments
No, there are no CPF payments for tuition services rendered by you,
unless you are a full time or part time staff with the
As you are engaged by the company as an independent contracted service
provider, the fees paid to you is purely for your services
There is then No CPF paid, along with the absence of sick leave,
annual leave and medical benefits. Also
, you have to account for your own tax
Question: how often am I,
as a tutor paid?
Usually, tutors are paid at the end of every 4 lessons, unless upon special
requests by the tutor. Upon approval, the company may pay with a different schedule, such as at the end of every 2
Question: Are there any
In order to behave in a professional manner at all times, we do require all tutors,
regardless of contracted service providers, part-time or full time tutors to agree to the Non-Compete
Agreement. (Please see the Agreement below.)
This agreement goes into effect, in either verbal (for contracted service providers and part
timers) or written agreement (for full timers only). By taking
up any teaching positions, it is taken that you will have read this Non-Compete Agreement,
and agreed to this Agreement.
In addition, for full time tutors, we require
also the Non-Disclosure Agreement, which requires that, while under employment
or in the event of leaving the company, tutors must not disclose any confidential information of the company.
This Agreement will be in effect upon signing a written agreement.
For good consideration and as an inducement for Adam Smith Learning Centre Pte
Ltd, Blk 230 Bishan Street 23, #B1-35 Singapore 570230 (“Company”) to appoint ________________________________
(“Tutor”) as a Tutor, the undersigned Tutor hereby agrees not to directly or indirectly compete with the business
of the Company and its successors and assigns during the period of appointment and for a period
of 06 (SIX) months following termination of the appointment and notwithstanding the cause or reason
The term “non-compete” as used herein shall mean that the Tutor shall not own,
manage, operate, consult or be employed in a business substantially similar to, or competitive with, the present
business of the Company or such other business activity in which the Company may substantially engage during the
term of appointment.
The Tutor acknowledges that the Company shall or may be in reliance of this
agreement provide Tutor access to trade secrets, customers and other confidential data and good will. Tutor agrees
to retain said information as confidential and not to use said information on his or her own behalf or disclose
same to any third party.
This non-compete agreement shall extend only to Singapore, and shall be in
full force and effect for 06 (SIX) months, commencing with the date of the termination of
The agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties, their
successors, assigns, and personal representatives.
This agreement shall be construed and interpreted by the laws of Singapore. The
courts of Singapore shall have jurisdiction.
Singapore reserves the
right to alter terms and conditions without prior notice.
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