A student studying with a tutor from her home in Singapore. Photo: AFP A student studying with a tutor from her home in Singapore. Photo: AFP
A student studying with a tutor from her home in Singapore. Photo: AFP
Singapore

Singapore’s stressed schoolchildren show human cost of city state’s success in global education rankings

  • Pupils are reporting symptoms of anxiety and stress as early as primary school and in rare cases have been driven to suicide
  • They often face long days at school, hours of homework, and are then pushed to have private tuition – all of which affects their mental well-being

Topic |   Singapore
A student studying with a tutor from her home in Singapore. Photo: AFP A student studying with a tutor from her home in Singapore. Photo: AFP
A student studying with a tutor from her home in Singapore. Photo: AFP
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