08 Nov '11, 12pm

Character building the way to go. Ok, which character you guys wanna be? Faster decided. Batman? Pikachu? #sgedu

I am pleased to join you at this inaugural Character and Citizenship Education Conference, jointly organized by the National Institute of Education and the Ministry of Education. I welcome all participants from schools, and to our international delegates, welcome to Singapore. I am heartened by the strong support of parents, teachers and students on our values-driven, student-centric education. Many have written to the press and to us to express their support and share good suggestions. Many Members of Parliament have also spoken in Parliament to support our effort. There is a consensus that this direction towards values-driven, student-centric education is timely and critical. Quite rightly, many parents and educators are also asking: “What are our desired outcomes?”, “What is our approach towards implementation?” and “How soon will we see results?” These are important qu...

Full article: http://www.moe.gov.sg/media/speeches/2011/11/08/opening-a...

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