Our education system is outmoded and does not prepare our students for the future. It is in dire need of reform.
This case was made by the SDP at the launch of its education policy Educating for Creativity and Equality: An Agenda For Transformation. SDP Chairman Paul Tambyah and Mr Ben Pwee, who joined the SDP earlier this year, presented the party's case.
Mr Pw ... Read more »
In 1994, the SDP stated: “A major problem of streaming is the effect of self-fulfilling prophecy...It is not difficult for children in lower streams to feel less valued.”
A quarter-of-a-century later, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung echoed: “Entering a stream that is 'lower' can carry a certain stigma... It becomes self-fulfilling.”
In 2014, the SDP ... Read more »
The SDP pushed for reform of the immigration policy which it says allows in too many foreign workers into Singapore to displace local PMETs.
The party made this proposal when it launched its alternative population and immigration policy Building A People: Sound Policies For A Secure Future at its office in Ang M ... Read more »
With headlines like 'PMETs make up rising share of retrenched locals' (Straits Times, 15 March 2019) and 'PMETs take longer to find work' (Business Times, 29 November 2018), it is no wonder that Singaporeans are feeling angry with the current immigration policy.
To make matters worse, PM-in-waiting Heng Swee Keat has signaled that he is open to the idea of a populatio ... Read more »
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The Singapore Democrats have proposed a set of realistic and workable alternative policies that will make Singapore a better, more secure, and less stressful place to live in.
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Qualities we have been working to build up the SDP as an opposition party that will be speaking up and fighting on your behalf.
Together we can make a difference.
There is hope for a different future, a different way of doing things, if we’re brave enough to make a fresh start.
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