07 Mar '11, 10am

40 primary schools will be upgraded to facilitate holistic education.

Another batch of 40 primary schools will be upgrading their infrastructure over the next few years. These upgrades will better support the delivery of holistic education recommended by the Primary Education Review and Implementation (PERI ) Committee, by catering to a wider range of programmes that improve learning and develop soft skills. The Ministry of Education (MOE) is facilitating the transition of primary schools to single session by 2016. The first two phases of the ministry’s plans to enhance primary school infrastructure in line with PERI ’s recommendations include the building of 11 new primary schools and the upgrading of 37 existing schools under Phases 1 and 2 announced earlier. Together with the new list of 40 primary schools to be upgraded under Phase 3 starting from end 2012, these three phases of infrastructure enhancements are expected to cost a total of...

Full article: http://www.moe.gov.sg/media/press/2011/03/40-more-primary...

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