SINGAPORE - Singapore's 33,000-strong teaching force is among the youngest in the world - 36 years old compared with 43 on average worldwide - but they are well-trained be
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Direct admissions scheme available in more schools.
Now a single mother to their son, she tells her story.
Deputy Education and Culture Minister Musliar Kasim has said that 2,335 out of 3.7 million junior high school students failed May's national exams.
To whoops and gasps from her schoolmates, Katherine Tan, 12, had her long hair shaved off yesterday. -ST
HPB, which is spearheading the programme, said it would also help reduce the rate of obesity and other diseases in Singapore in future.
For now, the minimum requirements are Bs in Science and Mathematics for SPM and STPM.