Thinking Aloud

My teacher was disappointed in my PSLE score - but I tried my best

The Ministry of Education made moves to de-emphasise comparing grades, by ending the longstanding tradition of having the media profile top national exam scorers.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - "When I grow up, I want to be an influencer," my daughter said to me one day.

She was adamant that a successful influencer can, well, influence and earn more. Her backup plan is to run a business, hence learning geometry is not very helpful, she said archly.

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