On The Ground

Why school exams exist and what we can do about them

The removal of mid-year exams for all students by next year was among changes announced by MOE on March 7, 2022. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE - Nearly every year, there are calls to scrap the PSLE.

This year was no different. Ms Denise Phua (Jalan Besar GRC) and Progress Singapore Party Non-Constituency MP Hazel Poa each suggested during the debate on the Ministry of Education's (MOE) budget on Monday (March 7) that the PSLE be replaced with through-train programmes.

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