The Straits Times
Published on Jan 02, 2013

New student care centres to be set up in 14 schools this month


Fourteen new school-based Student Care Centres will be set up this month.

These centres are run by Voluntary Welfare Organizations who plan before and after school programmes for pupils in addition to helping them with their homework.

The ramp up in student care centres has come from increase demand from working parents.

With these new centres, the total number of such centres in schools is 80.