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Urgent need to ensure disadvantaged students do not fall through cracks caused by Covid-19 pandemic

The pandemic has shown that children's well-being and success depend on more than just what happens in school. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE - To better prepare students for a fast-changing, increasingly complex world, Education Minister Lawrence Wong on Wednesday (Dec 3) announced that his ministry will press on with four initiatives it has embarked on in recent years.

Speaking on the future of education at the inaugural webinar in a National University of Singapore series, he said the Ministry of Education (MOE) will step up efforts to maximise opportunities for disadvantaged students, build multiple pathways for students, help them develop attitudes and skills beyond book knowledge, and focus more on interdisciplinary learning.

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