Kids’News: Nine-year basic education kicks off

Last Monday, the first batch of students to study under the 9-year Basic Education Programme joined their respective secondary schools.

Last Monday, the first batch of students to study under the 9-year Basic Education Programme joined their respective secondary schools.

The programme was implemented across the country by the government mainly to trim the rate of secondary school drop outs. 

The first batch consists of children who completed Primary Six in 2008.

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