Singaporean children deal with exam stress and extracurricular lesson from primary school. Photo: Alamy

The downsides to Singapore’s education system: streaming, stress and suicides

The country’s school system is geared towards high achievement in exams, but the emphasis on rote learning and memorisation, combined with pressure to succeed, affects children’s social skills, health and overall happiness

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Singaporean children deal with exam stress and extracurricular lesson from primary school. Photo: Alamy
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