20 Oct '12, 3pm

Ultimately, Singapore’s education system focuses on dividing students into various skill levels and so-called (cont)

Ultimately, Singapore’s education system focuses on dividing students into various skill levels and so-called “streams” starting at a very early age. Math is a highly regarded subject in Singapore, and students who fail to succeed at math often find themselves at a dead end in the system, unable to proceed to higher levels of recognition. Even non-mathematical career paths like nursing school require good math skills for students to be accepted. Additionally, every step to the next level in Singapore’s education system is based on examination scores, which instils a fear of exams into students from a very early level and dissuades innovative citizens from pursuing programs like art school or music school. In conclusion, the rigidity and judgemental atmosphere built into Singapore’s education system has created a culture of super-worrisome parents, super-competitive student...

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