Singaporean Mandarin Database

This database contains a collection of Mandarin terms which have cultural, historical or sentimental value unique to Singapore. These terms may be used by Singaporeans in the past or at present. Some of the terms are read in print while others are used in our everyday conversations.

lín

xué

xiào

neighbourhood school

Education

教育

Education

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Education

教育

Education

释义

名词

一般设在组屋区附近的学校。

DEFINITION

Noun

A school usually located near a HDB estate.

由来
  • 对于“邻里学校”的概念,各界人士包括学者、教育部长、教师和学生都持不同的看法。
  • 较为普遍的看法是,邻里学校指的是政府学校(government schools)或政府辅助学校(government-aided schools),一般与宗教或种族方面没有关联,并且设在公立住宅(组屋)区。
ETYMOLOGY
  • Different groups of people, such as academics, education ministers, teachers and students all have different views on what is a “neighbourhood school”.
  • A common view is that neighbourhood schools refer to government schools or government-aided schools, which are usually not associated with religion or race and established in a public housing (HDB) estate.
例句
教育部让校长轮调的做法不只让校长受惠,也让邻里学校感受到不同层次和风格的管理方法。(《联合早报》, 1/1/2018)
SAMPLE SENTENCE
The Ministry of Education’s practice of rotating principals not only benefited principals, but also enabled neighbourhood schools to experience different styles of management. (Lianhe Zaobao, 1/1/2018)
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