10 Jul '14, 5pm

#NLBsingapore desecrates the very symbol of progress and learning that it pretends to champion.

#NLBsingapore desecrates the very symbol of progress and learning that it pretends to champion.

(last accessed 25 Oct 2013) posted on Facebook showing a book- burning episode has caused much controversy. Some disagreed with the act, saying it sends the wrong message to children about the value of books and learning, while others bemoan the stressful environment that motivated parents and their children to seek such ‘relief’. Subsequent reports revealed the organiser as a parent, who explained: “It was meant to be cathartic and fun, for the kids to symbolically leave something stressful behind and mark a new beginning.”

Full article: http://www.nlb.gov.sg/blogs/ask/uncategorized/3350

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