Sixty schools to get new heads next year; experienced principals for heartland schools
Sixty schools - from Raffles Institution (RI) to Methodist Girls' School - will get new principals next year.
Of the principals who will formally take up their new positions on Dec 27, 25 are newly appointed ones, said the Ministry of Education (MOE), which announced the yearly reshuffle of school heads on Friday.
RI principal Lim Lai Cheng will leave the school after six years. Former Rafflesian Chan Poh Meng, who is now the principal of Victoria Junior College (VJC), will take over, as reported by The Straits Times. Miss Ek Soo Ben, Deputy Director at the Standards and Research Academy of Singapore Teachers, will replace Mr Chan at VJC.
Other schools which will get new heads include National Junior College, Singapore Sports School, CHIJ Katong Convent, Maha Bodhi School, and Anglo-Chinese School (Primary).