Singapore Special Education Schools (SPED)

Compulsory Education For Special Needs Children

Currently, children with moderate to severe special needs are exempt from compulsory education.

From 2019, children with moderate to severe special needs will be required to attend publicly-funded schools.

This will take effect from the Primary 1 cohort three years from now. There are 20 government-funded Special Education (Sped) schools in Singapore.

The extension of the Compulsory Education Act (CE) was announced by Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng at the annual Sped conference (4 Nov). The CE Act, passed in 2000, requires all Singaporean children to complete six years of primary education in national schools before they turn 15. Parents can be fined up to $5,000 and/or jailed up to a year otherwise.

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