03 Jan '12, 9am

Fathers need to take active role in raising children: Heng Swee Keat

SINGAPORE: Fathers need to take a more active role in sharing the responsibilities of raising children, said Education Minister Heng Swee Keat. Mr Heng said this during a visit to Chongzheng Primary, on the first day of school in 2012. Addressing parents of the school's 180 Primary 1 students, he stressed on the important influence fathers have on their children. "I've spoken to quite a number of the dads - they've been very involved, and that's very positive for our children. I also mentioned that today, we have many more working mothers, and that it is very helpful for dads to share the responsibility of raising the child and to share the joy," said Mr Heng. Mr Heng also provided an update on the setting up of a committee to administer and look into how the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism will be used. The fund has received more than S$58 million (as of 27 December 27...

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