16 Jul '11, 9pm

MOE to focus on developing values, social and emotional competencies in schoolchildren

SINGAPORE - Education Minister Heng Swee Keat says 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. "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," he said yesterday. Mr Heng visited Gongshang Primary School yesterday morning, where he gathered feedback on how to improve the education system. During the seminar, some parents voiced their concerns that students with financial difficulties might be left behind and unable to afford study aids such as computers. Others wanted to know how they could secure their children's place in their schools of choice during the annual Primary One Registration Exercise. Mr Heng assured parents that ...

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