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dc.contributor.authorNeo, Geraldine Poh Yan
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-14T01:56:33Z
dc.date.available2016-03-14T01:56:33Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/66155
dc.description.abstractSingapore’s educational system is evaluated as one of the best systems in the world. Yet, local news reported that increasingly, more Singaporean parents are sending their children for shadow education. Even though the Ministry of Education has made conscious efforts to modify the education system, the trend remains largely the same. The emergence of such a trend tends to create a worrying issue: how did parents come to view shadow education as a safety net if our education system is supposedly good? This research then aims to explore the presence of prestige orientation among Singaporean parents and how various forms of surveillance have led parents to purchase shadow education.en_US
dc.format.extent39 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciencesen_US
dc.titleMy child needs tuition! : a study of parental views on primary school educationen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Sam Hanen_US
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