More Normal stream students going for diplomas, degrees

Streaming has helped students but problem is social stigma linked to Normal track: Experts

Mr Pawandeep Singh Sekhon was posted to the N(T) track but has now secured a spot to study at NUS.
Mr Pawandeep Singh Sekhon was posted to the N(T) track but has now secured a spot to study at NUS. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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More students from the Normal streams in secondary school have made the cut for higher education in the last decade.

New figures from the Ministry of Education (MOE) show that more than 10 per cent of Secondary 1 Normal (Academic) students move on to publicly funded universities, up from 5 per cent 10 years ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 16, 2018, with the headline More Normal stream students going for diplomas, degrees. Subscribe