Asian EDUCATION

Discussing Career Paths With Your Child: How to Begin

Kick-starting career conversations with your child isn’t easy. No matter their age, you never want to appear imposing, insensitive, or overbearing. You want to get it right. So, it’s tough, especially if you don’t know the right things to say. When is the right time to talk about career choices with your child? How do […]

How To Identify the Right Teacher for Your Child

As a parent, you may find that your children fail to do well in school regardless of your best efforts. This could be because the subjects have gotten more complex; this is often the case as children advance through the years. It might also be because your child’s teacher fails to give them the attention they need. Another reason why children perform abysmally in school can be a lack of proper guidance from parents and guardians.

Identifying Your Child’s Academic Strengths (and Making Them Work)

Every child has academic strengths and weaknesses. Hence, if your child is academically gifted, they would have areas they excel at and others in which they don’t perform well. In many cases, parents often spend time trying to convert a child’s weaknesses into strengths or at least trying to better the weaknesses. Unfortunately, this is often an exercise in futility. Invariably, focusing on a child’s weaknesses ends up making the children have strengths that are not fully developed. A better approach would be working to identify and better any areas of academic strengths a child has exhibited.

How To Help Your Child Achieve Their Goals Every Academic Session

Every parent wants their child to succeed academically. Some go as far as setting academic targets for their children every academic session. However, it isn’t every child that hits their academic target. In fact, some children perform abysmally every session, much to the disappointment of their parents. If you are such a disappointed parent, we […]

5 Ways to Set Your Child Up for Future Success

Parenting is a full-time job with no days off. There’s no right way to raise your child and no specific education on how to get it right. The good news is that there are different ways you can stimulate your child’s brain and also create outstanding learning opportunities through day-to-day activities. Many factors determine how […]

Cancellation of Mid-Year Exams in Singapore: Impacts of Regular Assessment as a Replacement

Mid-year exams are written in the middle of an academic term to test students’ understanding of a subject (s). They are also used as a form of summative assessment to include in students’ final grades. However, although mid-year examinations have been a critical aspect of schools’ annual activities, the Minister for Education, Chan Chun Sing, […]

Why Students Need to Prepare Earlier for their Final Examinations (PSLE)

The PSLE is the first significant examination children sit for during their first six years in school, so it’s not unusual for parents to be apprehensive about the preparation and outcomes. Often, parents wonder how to support their children to pass their PSLE, when they should start preparation and how to go about it.

Why students must prepare early and how parents can support them in advance.

Studying in Singapore – How Different Is it from Other Countries?

Singapore is regarded as a world-leading educational system with the highest performance in international education, topping the global rankings. In 2022, Singaporean students made up to half of the best scorers in the International Baccalaureate (IB) tests.

Other than the government’s considerable investments in education, as about 20% of the country’s budget is spent on the education sector, other factors contribute to Singapore’s outstanding success.

Academic or Life Skills? What Are We Teaching Our Children?

Every child needs skills to navigate life effectively. These skills help them acquire adaptive and positive attributes to combat life’s challenges and deal with issues practically. However, although life skills offer immense benefits to children, many parents neglect to teach their kids life skills and focus solely on academic skills. The truth, however, is that […]

Asian Education System and the Current Scenario

Quality education is crucial for the growth and development of every society. This explains why educational systems, development, issues, and challenges are constant topics in most economies worldwide. A solid education system is primarily responsible for the quality of any country’s human resource base. It’s also this human resource base that holds up the country.

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