Would you send your child to this “skool”?

my first skool singapore

Have you seen this childcare centre around the neighbourhoods? The first time I passed by “my first skool” I did a double-take. Are they seriously misspelling “school”?

Singaporeans already have so much trouble with the English language and here we have 98 childcare centres around Singapore teaching kids that school is spelled as “skool.” It was mind-boggling.

Apparently, this re-branding was done by NTUC to “reflect its philosophy, which includes encouraging children to be creative and not penalising them when they make mistakes such as spelling errors.” Continue reading Would you send your child to this “skool”?