05 Feb '12, 9pm

Starting them young - TODAYonline

SINGAPORE - Showcases of hip-hop, filmmaking and indie music in schools. Teachers proficient in arts and culture, who form in-classroom partnerships with artists. Arts Talent Development Centres for youth gifted in drama, dance, visual and literary arts to seek higher-quality instruction. These were some of the suggestions in the Arts and Culture Strategic Review (ACSR) report which would help transform schools into more conducive places for students to indulge their interest in various forms of the arts. The proposals aim to enrich the young and ensure opportunities in this area for all, regardless of social background, and include ways to strengthen the system for those who eventually seek higher education in the arts. For primary and secondary schools as well as junior colleges, the report proposed increasing the breadth, depth and quality of arts and culture programmes...

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