PAP minister echoes Chee

March 7, 2004
Singapore Democrats

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“…different types of intelligence, individual differences in developmental rates, and the various test tools/classroom approaches all contribute to bringing out different performances in people. A one-size-fits-all approach by the PAP is both outdated and unhelpful.”
Dr Chee Soon Juan on the education system, SDP website, Jun 20, 2003

“We have to move away from one-size-for-all measures of ability, towards a more flexible system of admissions into some of our schools…”
Acting Minister for Education Tharman Shanmugaratnam on the education system, Sunday Times, Mar 7, 2004