SINGAPORE EDUCATION

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.

Singapore Maths in the U.S.: Differences and Similarities

The latest research ranks the U.S. as 31st in math literacy out of 79 countries and economies, This is because many American students have challenges solving maths as many of them have a condition known as “mathphobia,” which is the feeling of fear and apprehension that affects their performance. However, although Singapore maths was initially […]

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 […]

How Mock Examinations Help To Measure Progress

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 […]

Dealing with Online Learning as a new normal

Online learning has numerous positive benefits that make it the preferred choice for millions of students. The flexibility and convenience of online learning allow you to learn whenever, wherever, and however works best for you. In addition, you can attend online classes from the comfort of your home. Now it’s a lot easier to earn […]

Importance of Family building a right environment for Child’s Learning Journey

The spread of the Omicron variant is increasingly making physical learning unsafe for students, which is why schools are embracing digital learning to help students shift from in-person to learning from home through e-learning platforms. If you are a parent or a family member trying to navigate how to provide the best support to your loved ones to learn effectively from home, you are in the right place.

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