End of streaming in schools: Will it help more students make it to poly and university?

Subject-based banding will help Normal stream students make it to higher education and level up, and go some way in reducing social stratification, say experts

What are the chances of a Normal (Technical) or Normal (Academic) stream student making it to a local university?

Not too good, going by the figures released by the Education Ministry (MOE) in Parliament last year in response to Member of Parliament Louis Ng.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 17, 2019, with the headline 'Streaming: ...And The Future'. Print Edition | Subscribe