15 Mar '12, 9am

@sanifoo @integratedmalay how about a Bahasa Kebangsaan fund?

Lee Kuan Yew’s bilingualism fund is rolling in cash. But why is it only for the Chinese? Today : The Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism has swelled to S$113 million in pledges, as the Government yesterday appointed a 16-member board, chaired by Education Minister Heng Swee Keat, to administer it. The board will spearhead initiatives to support the teaching and learning of English and Mother Tongue languages, especially at the pre-school level. It comprises community representatives, academics, experienced practitioners, media representatives and public service officers – including Senior Parliamentary Secretary (Education) Sim Ann, who heads the Government’s bicultural taskforce, Director-General of Education Ho Peng, Nanyang Technological University Emeritus Professor Eddie Kuo and MediaCorp CEO Shaun Seow. To date, the fund has received S$113 million in pledges – includi...

Full article: http://leewatch.info/2012/03/15/s113-million-in-pledges-f...

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