Streaming should continue


I WOULD think the public, especially stakeholders in education in the country, were shocked by the news that Form Four students, starting next year, can choose what subjects they want to study. (“Stream-less schools next year”, The Star, Oct 16; online at bit.ly/star_streaming.)

My impression is that the students will be given absolute freedom to pick and choose subjects offered in their schools. Ideally, it appears that by allowing students to select subjects relevant to their interests, their potential can be fully realised.

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