Govt finally disbands streaming 38 years after Dr Tan Cheng Bock spoken against it

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung announced in Parliament today (5 Mar) that streaming in secondary schools will be removed and replaced by subject-based banding (SBB) by 2024. Also, following this, the O-Level and N-Level examinations will be combined into one common national examination. The existing system of streaming students into Express, Normal (Academic) or Normal (Technical) based on their PSLE …

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Minister Josephine Teo: My mother an ex-policewoman who can look after my kids

Yesterday (2 Mar), at a police event which celebrated 70 years of women in policing, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo revealed that her mother was also a woman police officer. Ms Teo took the opportunity to cite her mother’s police service when she paid tribute to the achievements of the female police officers in Singapore. She told the audience gathered at …

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