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Time right to focus on moral education

Jan 10, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

It is encouraging to see Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong emphasise the importance of character and values for our students (To succeed, S'pore needs citizens with values: PM; Jan 6).

After five decades of a "paper chase" mentality, it is time to focus on character and moral education in the next phase of Singapore's development.

The experience of Mr Edwin Chaw ('I flunked the IP': Integrated Programme dropout shares his story; Dec 30, 2018), who saw first-hand how top students somet...