Secondary 2 History-Singapore Tackling Challenges of Education and School
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Secondary 2 History-Singapore Tackling Challenges of Education and School Secondary 2 History-Singapore Tackling Challenges of Education and School Presentation Transcript

  • Singapore Tackling Challenges of Education and School
  • Problems with Education and School • There is no standard education system in Singapore before 1960. Educations were mainly provided by the ethnic and religious group. With a standard education system, different ethnic groups can interact with each other as it let one another understand each others culture. It can also help in Singapore’s future development as it allows the students to be educated before they joins the workforce
  • Measures to Solve Education and School • In 1959, the PAP government start integrating different educational system. The government introduced flag raising ceremony and pledge taking ceremony daily in every schools regardless of race, language or religion to promote organization in the people • The students must also attend Civics Education. The PAP government implemented the first 5 year plan to reorganize the education system. It aims to increase the level of knowledge amongst the Singaporeans
  • • The education facilities is improved. • There would be an equal treatment for all the language stream. • There would be a stress on the study of Mathematics, Science and Technical • The Malay language would be made the national Language. • A large-scale of teacher recruitment was carried out to increase the number of teaching professionals and teachers-in-training
  • • The PAP government made the bilingualism policy compulsory in education. The bilingualism policy made the primary school students learn English and their Mother Tongue. Learning English would enable them to communicate in the future as English is the universal language. Learning their Mother Tongue would allow the students maintain their ethnic roots and not let it vanish. The increase demand of industrialization caused the shift in the education focus, from academic to technical and vocational training
  • Impact • Education prepares the young Singaporeans with the important technical skills to journey on the opportunities brought about by the globalization of the economy. • The education system will not be fixed. It will always change so that it can meet the demand of the changing world • Education helps improve social relation among different racial communities