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, […]
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.
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.
In the 20th century, mock examinations came into existence and were regarded as practice tests taken before an official examination. The debate of whether mock examinations test students’ knowledge has been on for years. While some parents and students believe it evaluates understanding and knowledge before a final test, others think it’s unnecessary. This article […]
It’s a well-known fact that exam season can be one of the most stressful times for both children and parents. Exam results time is fast approaching, and before your child receives their exam results, you should ask them what they expect from their results. It’s important they know that you will support and provide guidance and advice based on their results. If the outcome is favorable, the child will have a reason to celebrate, and you should plan something special.
Most kids get pretty tired during the holiday season, and there’s a good chance they’ll be on their best behavior every time you go to another event. But make sure not to schedule more than one demanding activity in a day, as this will only increase your kid’s frustration level – which might turn them into brats! You need to remember that children also enjoy physical activities and plenty of downtime besides just going from place to place with no breaks. And don’t forget: They’re thankful for everything you do too!
It’s exam season; your revision schedule is set, you know what to study and how to go about it, you’ve even managed to get yourself the perfect spot to study in.
PSLE exam is a few weeks away. As a parent, we asked our child to prepare for the PSLE, but what do they really need to prepare?
Here are five tips for helping your child boost their attention span, whether in school or at home.
Mock exams do not always give us the same result as our real PSLE does. BUT it is still important to take mocks and assess a child’s performance on them because they help us improve on our weaknesses while learning time management skills that will come in handy during the actual exam day.