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How can we improve the education system?

The move to phase out remedial courses for students about to enter university is part of an ambitious government strategy to overhaul education from kindergarten to grade 12.

Phasing out the need for remedial courses for students about to enter university represents "a major challenge", academics said yesterday. Their warning followed the announcement of a plan to end foundation programmes, which were established to allow under-prepared school leavers to learn the skills to begin university coursework. The move is part of an ambitious government strategy to overhaul education from kindergarten to grade 12, when pupils would be around 17. Read the full story How can we improve the education system?