Education policies as means to tackle income disparity: the Singapore case

Pundarik Mukhopadhaya*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Outlines the education system in Singapore, discusses various education policies taken by the government of Singapore and examines their equality-enhancing effects. Explores how parents’ educational background affects the educational attainment of students and thus gives them a better opportunity to avail themselves of the fruits of education policies. Suggests some futhre strategies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-73
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Sociology and Social Policy
Volume20
Issue number11-12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2000
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Education
  • Equal opportunities
  • Policy
  • Singapore

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