Mother Tongue Languages in primary school
Your child will need to learn a Mother Tongue Language (MTL) as a second language in school. Learn more about the MTL curriculum and how it can benefit your child.
Mother Tongue Language while living overseas
You are encouraged to help your child keep up with learning their Mother Tongue Language (MTL) while living overseas. Learn how to do it and what to do once your child returns to school in Singapore.
Mother Tongue Language exemption
It is compulsory to study an official Mother Tongue Language (MTL) in primary school, but some exceptions may apply. Learn about what they are and who may be eligible.