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The 2nd phase of the Mandatory 13 year Education Policy, to commence in May.

The Ministry of Education says, the second phase of the new program which assures 13 years of mandatory education will commence in May. More than 14,000 students in 150 schools will have the opportunity to study in Vocational Subjects Stream. Under the first phase which commenced in May last year, 2,400 students in 42 schools are now studying in this stream. Recruitment of teachers is currently in progress for these subjects. 2,100 teachers will be recruited for this stream.
Under the Mandatory 13 year Education Policy, 26 subjects will be added to this stream.
Students who have sat for their GCE O/ level examination will be eligible to study in this stream, regardless of their results.