07 Jul '11, 3am

Private schools down by 600, students up by 20,000 | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Having private schools providing education for those who are unable to get into normal education institutions is an excellent idea as it provides for those who wants to pursue what they cannot achieve through normal channels, bring in income for the country as well as highlighting to the world of our nations high standard of education. However, MOE and other departments involved in the approval of setting up these educational centres/schools should exercise extreme care and thorough checks on their application. Over recent years, there have been too many bad eggs running these so call "centres/schools". Their only motivation is Money. Our authorities should look extremely careful into the exising as well as new institutions so as not to ruin Singapore's leading status as a quality educational centre in Asia where not only locals but more so foreign students come and look t...

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