09 Nov '11, 4am

MOE to merge moral education with school subjects #Singapore

Singapore students will be taught about civics and morality when they learn various subjects at school. For example, students will learn about research ethics in science classes, and human values such as empathy and respect in English language lessons . That, at least, is the vision of the Ministry of Education , which has unveiled a 195-page toolkit to help teachers incorporate the imparting of values during lessons. Education Minister Heng Swee Keat said the move is aimed at building character in an interactive way and helping students better internalise the values being taught, reported The Straits Times . The ministry has recently set up a Character and Citizenship Education (CCE ) branch to look after the teaching of moral education, national education and co-curricular activities. Speaking to a 1,600-strong audience of principals and teachers at Nanyang Technological...

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