To what extent has the up to 300% increase in foreign students’ fees “forced” them to hit at least 10-year highs in new citizens and new PRs granted last year?
Growing number of foreigners are finding it tougher to find places in local schools for their children; while foreign students take up about 35% enrollments in public universities.
Facing the shifts in education system, we must keep changing to meet the challenges.
Singapore’s education system came out tops in Asia, but hardly any of the job growth went to true-blue Singaporeans in the last two years.
Compared with the fame of the public university, private institutes continue to bear the label of mediocrity, is it the time for us to reconsider the condition that private institutes are facing.
Under the circumstances of rising unemployment and redundancies, does Skillsfuture course really work for Singaporeans?
I refer to the article “‘Fake news’ report: Author says that he did not make up controversial comments” (Straits Times, Aug 31).
How did we decide “on the fine balance in deciding” how many Singaporean job seekers to leave behind?
We need to give more help to parents to have children.
We should do more to help particularly lower income families to raise their children.