No joy in learning? Cut overreliance on PSLE results

For me, the timing was a bit odd.

Even as Education Minister Ong Ye Kung was chairing a press conference last Friday to announce fewer examinations for students and less emphasis on grades, about 40,000 12-year-olds were sitting their PSLE maths paper.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 01, 2018, with the headline 'No joy in learning? Cut overreliance on PSLE results'. Print Edition | Subscribe