Changes to PSLE: Less stress for students but don’t dumb down education system

Source: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/changes-to-psle-less-stress-for-students-but-dont-dumb-down-education-system

Latest Straits Times article on the PSLE.

The Ministry of Education’s move is laudable. In effect, though, kiasu parents will still find a way to put the screws on their children. Mark my words. No system is perfect. But the problem of stress lies largely with parents who cannot accept that their children are anything less than the best.

See also my previous blog post about the change in PSLE.

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