The merger of eight junior colleges (JCs) into four in 2019 will be the first time JCs are being merged in Singapore.

Previously, the Ministry of Education (MOE) had only merged schools at the primary and secondary school levels.

Quite naturally, this novel piece of news, which involves that many JCs at one go, will draw many reactions.

Here are some of the kinds of reactions we found online:

Those who feel that JC is less relevant compared to other institutions

 

 

The “so why was Eunoia JC set up if enrolment is dwindling” reactions

Reactions over the choice of JCs to be merged

Screenshot from Hardwarezone forums
Screenshot from Hardwarezone forums 
Screenshot from Hardwarezone forums 
Screenshot from Hardwarezone forums 

The conspiracy theory over why the move was made

Screenshot from Hardwarezone forums 

 

Speculation over the merged JCs’ names

 

And here’s one that takes the cake

Top image from Facebook, Wikipedia.

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