A PSLE Math Question Taught Us An Unrelated, But Equally Important Life Lesson

The annual debate continues Every year, millions of students and parents worry about tough or confusing PSLE questions -- especially for the math paper, and this year was no different. Math is never involved These tough math questions are difficult to solve and aren't math related at all. Let's take a look at a previous...

All Upper Primary Students In S’pore Will Have To Learn Coding From 2020

Readying our future generations.

Tan Kin Lian: University Is Not The Only Route To Success

But it remains to be seen if degree-chasing Singaporeans will take heed Tan Kin Lian is the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NTUC Income and a 2011 Presidential Election candidate. Source He also founded and runs a website about "insurance, investment and financial planning and social issues in Singapore". He recently published a...

ST Forum Writer Suggests That Hwa Chong And National JC Merge, Move To Tampines

Why Not Merge Bukit Timah Schools? The news that 8 junior colleges and several more schools are going to merge, announced on on Thursday (April 20), has given people a lot of food for thought -- especially those whose alma maters or children's current schools are going to be wiped...

SMU Graduate Has Perfect Response To Foreign Exchange Student Who Critiqued Singaporean Students

Countering A Critique Of Singapore What happens when someone casts a perhaps not-so-critical eye over a place that you love over the Internet? In the case of former Singapore Management University (SMU) student Daniel Lee, you rebut it over the same medium, and you do it better. Mr Lee wrote a spirited...

NUS, NP Students Under Fire For Lewd Camp Activities; From Stripping To Lap Dances

Not The First Time Students Have Been Disciplined Over Inappropriate Games Stripping in the sea and doing sexually suggestive lap dances are not activities that students normally participate in. But some National University of Singapore (NUS) and Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) students didn't quite get the memo. On 4 June, students at...

Ex-Student Sues RGS And Demands Compensation For Pain And Suffering. You Read That Right.

RGS has described her allegations as 'frivolous'. Ooh. A former student of Raffles' Girls School (RGS) has sued them for failing to protect her from bullies and for forcing her to study overseas. Oh, the humanity! 18-year-old Cheryl Tan wants RGS to compensate her for her "pain and suffering" and the...

Minister For Education Ng Chee Meng Says To Teach Innovation In Schools, But Doesn’t...

Ng Chee Meng Hopes To Teach Innovation In Schools Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng wants our students to be more innovative. Mr Ng cited examples such as Uber, Grab, and Airbnb as companies that were founded on the back of a strong "Innovation Quotient", at a Ministry of Education (MOE) function on...

5 Gifted Education Programme Questions To See What We’re Putting Our Kids Through

The Gifted Child To stand out from the crowd. To be the best of the bunch. To make Singapore great again. These are the things any typical Singaporean parent would want to see from his/her child in this ever-competitive society. As our education system wants to sieve out the best from the...

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