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Panel to help disadvantaged kids of all ages : But the focus is on younger kids, where there is greatest potential for positive change: Indranee

Nov 21, 2018 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

The inter-agency task force set up to help children from disadvantaged homes level up will look into helping students across all ages, although it will focus on pre-school and primary school children.

Second Minister for Education Indranee Rajah, who heads the eight-member panel called Uplift, short for Uplifting Pupils in Life and Inspiring Families Taskforce, was replying to Ms Rahayu Mahzam (Jurong GRC) who asked if the panel will look at issues affecting youth and older children in sc...