Let the waterworks begin, NTUC Income produced a video that would be sure to tug at the heartstrings of many Singaporeans. These aren’t unheard stories, we’ve probably all had classmates like Siew Fang at one point of our life or another.
This year’s NDR goodies should give parents, teachers, and students a reason to rejoice! But is this really the case? Let’s unpack and see what we have here: 1. Including home-schoolers, madrasah and overseas students in Edusave coverage (previously only for those studying in MOE-recognised local institutions). It’s great that the government is starting to […]
It wasn’t too long ago that the intern abuse surfaced and became a hot topic concerning protection and welfare for interns. Now, it’s the recent abuse of a three-year-old by a childcare teacher that takes the spotlight; goes to show that no misdeed is too small to go unnoticed – especially when it’s caught on […]
Seen the video of the intern getting attacked? Shocking isn’t it? In modern Singapore even! As an intern, it’s even more shocking to hear that not only the victim did not retaliate, but he also had to endure such treatments for a measly salary! I am curious how did he not realise that something was […]
Is it the system or the society that increases the pressure cooker known as “the Singapore school”? In the course of this month’s TFR related theme, I had the opportunity of speaking with more than a few mothers. Through these conversations, I have had an enlightened view on the pains, concerns and ironies of child […]