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Budget debate: S'pore students will scale higher peaks as more pathways open up for them

A more holistic admissions scheme allows ITEs, polytechnics and universities to look beyond academic grades.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - The Education Ministry on Wednesday (March 3) unveiled its plans to build more "bridges" and "ladders" to enable students to discover and develop their unique interests and strengths as they move up the system.

Among the initiatives announced by Minister for Education Lawrence Wong and Second Minister for Education Maliki Osman were:

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