Tag Archives: Raffles Institution

RI ELITIST MINDSET REPRESENTS EVERYTHING THAT IS WRONG WITH SINGAPORE

I like that when you talk about equity you have to talk about its worst possible version. I think the Singaporean definition of equality is equal opportunity for all. That however just isn't true and yes the current system works very well.....FOR YOU. You are Chinese,male, straight(I am guessing) and from a well to do family you are privileged is every sense of the word an I suggest you keep your privilege in check.

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RI ALUMNI: ELITISM CAN BE GOOD FOR SOCIETY

Elitism, in reality, is just the darker side of meritocracy. What has come about is a natural consequence of meritocracy - when we stream students according to their abilities, it is only natural that students whose families can afford better quality education make it to better institutions. It is no fault of the school or the students or the precedence that previous principals have set. If anything, it is the fault of meritocracy.

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FORMER RAFFLES INSTITUTION TEACHER DIED OFF TIOMAN ISLAND

A former Raffles Institution (RI) discipline master and teacher had gone on a visit to Malaysia's Tioman island more than a week ago. 83 year-old Mr Tan Kim Cheng was on a three-night voyage with Star Cruises when his ship docked at the island on Monday last week, at around 7AM, for an excursion.

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Raffles Institution not ‘representative’ of Singapore

NOMINATED MP Eugene Tan yesterday sparked a lively discussion among Rafflesians past and present by asserting that his alma mater was now less "representative" of Singapore. He was speaking in Parliament about Raffles Institution (RI), one of Singapore's top schools. Later, he told My Paper that his sense was that the school does not reflect the social and economic composition of Singapore.

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