Students get help to find their niche

Institutes of higher learning will do more for lifelong learning, led by the National University of Singapore's initiative for alumni.
Institutes of higher learning will do more for lifelong learning, led by the National University of Singapore's initiative for alumni. PHOTO: ST FILE

The Education Ministry yesterday unveiled initiatives to help students fulfil their potential and discover their interests.

These included enhanced financial aid schemes, more hands-on learning in primary schools and giving polytechnic students time to decide on what to specialise in.

Institutes of higher learning will do more for lifelong learning, led by the National University of Singapore's initiative for alumni.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 06, 2018, with the headline 'Students get help to find their niche'. Print Edition | Subscribe