When poor children in school don’t dream big

09 June 2018 | EducationCommunity

Dr Kelvin Seah, Lecturer in the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Professor Euston Quah, Head of Economics at NTU, opined that it is important to raise the aspirations of students from less advantaged families, so that they dream big and aim to achieve, regardless of socioeconomic backgrounds. They added that the Government could also consider setting up a one-stop centre for parents of the students to access advice and information on education-related issues.