28 Sep '11, 3am

More among the younger generation have IQ but no EQ. School must focus on moral education, a reader writes

How is this different from the status quo? Civic/moral education was already in place more than 30 years ago when I was in Primary school. So if education is the way to build morality and civic mindedness, why are we seeing worst today having been educated for so long? Our government behaves like a typical corporation. When customers complain of poor service, the management sends all employees for training. When performance is poor, go for training. When they want to improve culture in company, they again say training. What this means is that for anything that goes wrong in a company, it is the employees and only them who has caused it hence the need for training. What they have conveniently forgotten or ignored is that they were the ones who created the environment for people to fail in the first place. How do you expect people to behave if they see and experience competi...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Voices/EDC110928-0000341/Moral...

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