Parliamentary Replies

January 19, 2015

Students exempted from taking Mother Tongue Language at PSLE

Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament

Mr Yee Jenn Jong, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament

Question

To ask the Minister for Education over the past 5 years, what is the average number of students exempted from taking mother tongue language at the Primary School Leaving Examination in the five schools with the highest number of such exemptions.

Response

Over the past five years, the average number of students given MTL exemption in the five schools with the highest number of exemption cases is 178.