12 Jun '11, 6am

Education Min. has 'much better feel' on system | SingaporeScene

I can't fathom why only now the Education Minister pays attention to the ground & the true situation. The previous Education Ministers must all be sleeping or perhaps basking the glory of best maths results or textbooks in the world? Over the last decade there's been much feedback from parents, many letters to ST Forum raising questionable aspects in the Singapore Education system. When tuition is necessary for majority of students to keep up (not to ACE but to keep up!) with the syllabus, there's something seriously wrong with the syllabus & the system. I've as a parent written letters to MOE and provided feedback including raising questions to my children's primary school teachers/principal with no line of sight to any betterment. My vote to the system? Leave Singapore if possible. The undue stress imposed to the children & the family unit is overwhelming with no real be...

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