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PSC: Scholars’ diversity – no data?
« on: November 07, 2018, 08:33:44 pm »
Why no statistics on scholarships awarded – inequality?


I refer to the article “Public Service Commission to explore new tools to select more diverse slate of scholarship holders” (Straits Times, Oct 31).


It states that “Singapore’s Public Service Commission (PSC) will explore new tools to ensure that it awards its prestigious scholarship to a more diverse range of students.


In an open letter released on Wednesday (Oct 31), PSC chairman Lee Tzu Yang set out the importance of diversity in the public service and how the move is part of the commission’s ongoing efforts to cast its net wide for Singaporeans from all backgrounds.


For example, he said, many organisations today use game-based assessments to assess candidates for attributes such as perseverance, learning orientation and risk-avoidance.”


All these sounds very good, but shouldn’t the PSC start by giving us some statistics?


More at  https://www.domainofexperts.com/2018/11/psc-scholars-diversity-no-data.html