PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Academic support for Primary 6 and PSLE
Post Reply
jetsetter
KiasuGrandMaster
KiasuGrandMaster
Posts: 13894
Joined: Tue Oct 04,
Total Likes:223

PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Post by jetsetter » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:06 pm

Am I the only one incensed by this act of folly by some PSLE parents?

Image

Source: Shin Min Daily News (7 Oct)
Blurb: 小六会考结束后,竟有一群家长携孩子烧书“庆祝”,引发争议。(图/读者提供)

Nebbermind
KiasuGrandMaster
KiasuGrandMaster
Posts: 16412
Joined: Tue Dec 22,
Total Likes:162

Re: PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Post by Nebbermind » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:14 pm

:siao:

ngl2010
KiasuGrandMaster
KiasuGrandMaster
Posts: 7601
Joined: Tue May 24,
Total Likes:82

Re: PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Post by ngl2010 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:17 pm

Disagree. What values are we teaching the children?

BeContented
KiasuGrandMaster
KiasuGrandMaster
Posts: 3571
Joined: Thu Nov 18,
Total Likes:85

Re: PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Post by BeContented » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:24 pm

ngl2010 wrote:Disagree. What values are we teaching the children?
Disagree too :spank:
These parents are now really 'leading' by example.
Last edited by BeContented on Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:35 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Jennifer
KiasuGrandMaster
KiasuGrandMaster
Posts: 25871
Joined: Fri Sep 05,
Total Likes:121

Re: PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Post by Jennifer » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:25 pm

Must hv bn under tremendous stress- can't think properly, a hasty decision.

Last year I wanted to burn the science sa2 paper for bbq- upset with some of the qns n the suggested answers.


Funz
Councillor
Councillor
Posts: 12610
Joined: Wed May 27,
Total Likes:336

Re: PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Post by Funz » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:28 pm

They so traumatised by PSLE to that extent?

jetsetter
KiasuGrandMaster
KiasuGrandMaster
Posts: 13894
Joined: Tue Oct 04,
Total Likes:223

Re: PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Post by jetsetter » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:32 pm

I wonder why their parents made their kids do that. Can't they donate to NTUC "FairPrice Share-A-Textbook" so lower-income families can benefit?! Burning books is a no-no. It's like denouncing education and knowledge...

janet88
KiasuGrandMaster
KiasuGrandMaster
Posts: 40693
Joined: Tue Oct 20,
Total Likes:136

Re: PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Post by janet88 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:34 pm

Nebbermind wrote::siao:
This is totally ridiculous
:roll:

mother777
BlackBelt
BlackBelt
Posts: 788
Joined: Thu Jan 13,
Total Likes:3

Re: PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Post by mother777 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:41 pm

I agree, going thru PSLE is kind of milestone for children.
It teaches them how to handle stress, expectations and how to manage their time.

Parents should teach children to take this as a learning experience and not something they should hate..

The concept of burning books seems too extreme to me. What are they trying to prove actually? Burning books is not going to erase the reality of PSLE and its impact from their life..

And I totally agree with parents who say the books could have just been donated to needy children. This could have given them such contentment in seing that their used books will still be put to good use further on.. instead of mindless burning..

Utter waste of money and no regard to the needs of society..seems a very selfish decision to me..

So later on when these children grow up and throw their parents into old age home, they better be ready to bear it.. they are the ones who taught them with example that things which are of no use to them can be thrown away without any regard..

sushi88
KiasuGrandMaster
KiasuGrandMaster
Posts: 2489
Joined: Thu Sep 26,
Total Likes:163

Re: PSLE Parents Burnt Books - Do You Agree?

Post by sushi88 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:45 pm

PSLE is overly hyped.

Post Reply