16 Jul '11, 10am

MOE to focus on values, emotional competency & thinking skills

SINGAPORE - Education Minister Heng Swee Keat said his ministry will be focusing on three outcomes: values, social and emotional competencies, as well as new skills in thinking such as being more globally aware. Mr Heng was speaking during his visit to Gongshang Primary School on today morning where he was gathering feedback on what needs to be done to improve the education system. He also shared his views during the seminar with teachers and parents. According to Mr Heng, the input from the seminar will help shape the direction that he is charting for the education system. "I'm looking at how we can better support our school leaders, our teachers in delivering this education, and how we can also bring in parents as part of this very important process." During the seminar, some parents voiced their concerns over students with financial difficulties might be left behind and...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110716-0000094/MO...

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