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National Education

Objectives 

The objective is to develop national cohesion, the instinct for survival and confidence in the future

  • by fostering a sense of identity, pride and self-respect as Singaporeans;
  • by knowing the Singapore story -- how Singapore succeeded against the odds to become a nation;
  • by understanding Singapore's unique challenges, constraints and vulnerabilities, which make us different from other countries; and
  • by instilling the core values of our way of life, and the will to prevail, that ensures our continued success and well-being.

NATIONAL EDUCATION MESSAGES

  1. Singapore is our homeland; this is where we belong. We treasure our heritage and take pride in shaping our own unique way of life.
  2. We must preserve racial and religious harmony. We value our diversity and are determined to stay a united people.
  3. We must uphold meritocracy and incorruptibility. We provide opportunities for all, according to their ability and effort.
  4. No one owes Singapore a living. We find our own way to survive and prosper, turning challenge into opportunity.
  5. We must ourselves defend Singapore. We are proud to defend Singapore ourselves, no one else is responsible for our security and well-being.
  6. We have confidence in our future.

United, determined and well-prepared, we have what it takes to build a bright future for ourselves, and to progress together as one nation.