MOE should not trying to mould young Singaporeans into Yes Men and Yes Women #sgelection #sgpolitics #sgelections

What an unworkable idea. Getting schools to teach children "to develop character" through CCA, that is. MOE talks as if character building is a teaching topic that can fit into a teaching subject or something of that sort. Silly fellas. Schools look at using CCAs to teach values and life lessons Principals and teachers are brainstorming on how co-curricular activities (CCAs) can be further harnessed to develop character, as they craft plans for the next work year. Ideas range from encouraging greater participation in intra-school meets, to creating more opportunities for students to pursue sports recreationally. School-wide competitions - open to all except those already in school teams - are one avenue Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) is exploring. Catholic High School is looking at providing students with better resources to help more of them attain a higher sporting s...

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