Pre-School Education

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#NDRsg: The 2017 National Day Rally In Tweets

Missed the 2017 National Day Rally by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong? Here’s a chronological collection of my tweets from the evening. Continue reading

Singapore’s Education System: Headed In The Right Direction

Nonetheless, the biggest challenge the MOE faces – as Minister Heng rightly highlighted – is one of social mobility. For any meaningful discussion to take root, the ministry would have to analyse how students from lower income-households have performed in school vis-à-vis those from higher-income families. With tuition in vogue and expensive enrichment enterprises becoming more ubiquitous, many reckon that the promise of education as “the great leveller” is no longer accurate. Continue reading

Strengthening Preschools In Singapore: The Parental Factor

The administration has acknowledged these concerns, and has been increasingly forthcoming with assorted recommendations for corresponding policy changes. Nevertheless, while bureaucrats have been rolling out accreditation benchmarks, raising educator qualifications, encouraging quality curriculum et cetera, I believe that they have – unfortunately – missed out one crucial element in the equation: the parents. Continue reading

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