Call to allow more students to take higher Chinese

SCTU adviser Baey Yam Keng, special consultant Sim Ann, president Lian Hwee Eng, Education Minister Heng Swee Keat, NTUC chief Lim Swee Say, NTUC deputy secretary-general Heng Chee How, and SCTU ex-president Chen Keng Juan launching the SCTU's 60th anniversary logo and video yesterday.

"Some primary school pupils may be good in Chinese, but because their English or mathematics is not good they are encouraged to forgo higher Chinese to put more time into those subjects," Singapore Chinese Teachers' Union (SCTU) president Lian Hwee Eng said.

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