ST Podcast: Why It Matters - Social mobility and inequality at the school level

In this new podcast series for 2018, The Straits Times takes a close look at one key news talking point each week.
In this new podcast series for 2018, The Straits Times takes a close look at one key news talking point each week.

Why It Matters

Episode 4

Duration: 9:40 mins

Synopsis: In this new podcast series for 2018, The Straits Times takes a close look at one key news talking point each week.

The issue of Singapore's top schools becoming closed circles instead of social levellers has again come under scrutiny after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong highlighted the problem of stratification in Parliament recently.

Host and ST's deputy news editor Jeremy Au Yong dissects the issue with ST's senior education correspondent Sandra Davie.

Produced by: Jeremy Au Yong & Ernest Luis

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