18 Dec '17, 10am

[#AspirantSG Post] Can ASPIRE Fix Our Nation’s Emphasis on Qualifications? https://t.co/2QY8f2lyn1

Singaporeans all try to hide this fact but deep down we all know that a caste system exists in our country. Being a harmonious multi-racial and multi-cultural society, this caste system has no linkages to race, language or religion. Instead we have created an ugly caste system out of a value which we are particularly proud of – Meritocracy. With everyone having equal rights to education in Singapore, our nation and people have crafted out a system that rewards an individual’s education merit with social, economic and status rewards. To lessen the effect of this caste system, our government is now taking the lead to start changing Singaporeans’ perspective.

Full article: https://www.aspirantsg.com/can-aspire-fix-our-governments...

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