Well that's not entirely true either is it. The "Rich Parents"'s kids profit even if they aren't the most deserving. Oh well, another bastion falls I guess .....[/quote]
Many parents who send their children to International Schools
have their the school paid by their employer as expatriates or they are on local contracts that has the fee component factored in. So aren't expatriate parents who send their kids to these schools relatively speaking 'rich' anyway? Think of the poor child who has no opportunity of education at all.
..........how is the extra money raised going to help them?
Most companies that are making a phlanthropic donation to the schools to reserve a small percentage of places have in the past made substantial contribution to these International School
s to help support deserving scholars. Most already have had their employees children at the school over several years! This way they are simply increasing their contribution further, and also giving the children of parents who have their children on the waitlist the opportunity to get off the waitlist sooner rather than later. This is a win/win outcome all around - for the Singapore economy, the corporations and individual parents who have children on waitlists.
UWC is welcoming parents with open arms to make applications right now for admission at its East campus for Aug 2008 - 2016. The criteria for entry has not changed for corporations and standards are not being compromised.
Let us join UWC and open our "eyes, minds and hearts" and embrace this positive change.............