How to support your child if he or she has to repeat a year

Parents should recognise that all children are unique, with their own values, interests, personalities and skills. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE - Failing to make the grade to move on to the second year of junior college can be devastating for students - especially if they feel they have done their best.

St Andrew's Junior College (JC) principal Tham Kine Thong advised parents to see themselves as cheerleaders, facilitators and supporters instead of the "director" of their children's decisions.

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