Students fumed over MOE's boo boo, 20 Dec 2012
Due to a “system error”, 95 students who received a form stating that they were eligible for a new polytechnic course were later told that it was not correct.
The Education Ministry said: “MOE regrets the inconvenience caused by this error. We understand the disappointment of the affected students who were given application details for the PFP but are actually not eligible, as well as their parents’ disappointment.”
On Monday 17 December, after the release of the GCE N level results, the ministry said that "a system error was discovered, which had resulted in 271 students being issued eligibility forms for PFP with wrongly-computed ELMAB3 aggregate scores stated on these forms”. Full story