29
November
2018
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17:44
Europe/Amsterdam

Ensuring poorer kids don’t feel marginalised in top schools

Dr Kelvin Seah Kah Cheng from the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences opined that as we work to increase the diversity of student backgrounds in popular schools, schools and teachers have to be mindful of socioeconomic differences between students and recognise that different students may face different constraints. They therefore need to be sensitized to ensure that socioeconomic differences between students are not needlessly highlighted in school and classroom activities.