Alibaba Will Pay $5,000/Mth, Sponsor Your PhD & Maybe Employ You

Alibaba Will Sponsor 30 Lucky Post-Grad Students In Singapore If you've wanted to pursue a PhD in artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud computing or the Internet of Things, here's your chance at full sponsorship. 20-30 lucky students will get a chance to be sponsored by Alibaba in Jan 2019's first intake. The...

NUS Students Ask Union To Clarify $1.3 Million Of Tax In Scathing Exposé

'NUS Students United' Page Publishes Exposé On Compulsory Student Tax Move aside NUS 'Nice Guy' Stalker, and say hello to an alleged student tax conspiracy. Facebook page 'NUS Students United' uploaded a scathing exposé on 31 Aug, containing detailed allegations against the executive committee of their student union. They've CSI-ed year-on-year (YoY) increases...

4 Merged JCs To Bid Campuses Goodbye, 1.5 Years After MOE’s Shocking Decision

Merged JC Uniforms & Logos Ready For 2019 Launch Serangoon JC's sale of 30th anniversary merch, may not seem like a big deal to you. Source But this will probably be their last ever celebration -- as the school readies itself for a merger with Anderson JC next year. It's been almost a...

6 Selfless Ways Teachers Defied The Odds For Students In Singapore

8 Teachers Honoured With President's Award 2018 Teachers have had a tough past year, what with the parking fee fiasco and all. But none of that could get in the way of their commitment and dedication to their students. Source President Halimah Yacob honoured 15 of these outstanding educators at a ceremony at...

5 Memorable On-Screen Teachers We All Wish We Had In Singapore

Fictional Teachers That Taught Us Real-Life Lessons Teaching can be a tough and fairly thankless job at times, but that didn’t stop our teachers from pursuing this line of work. Whether they were highly motivational or horrendously ill-suited for the job, some teachers leave imprints that stay with us for a...

Singaporean Mother’s Decision To Homeschool Son Might Have Changed His Future Forever

Homeschool Wasn't An Easy Choice But Ms Pamela Liu's Decision Paid Off Some parents might be overjoyed to learn that their child had been selected for the Gifted Education Programme (GEP). But not Ms Pamela Liu. Her problems with GEP began a year after her son was enrolled there. In a lengthy...

Pritam Singh Was A Normal Stream Student Who Did Badly In PSLE, But Made...

Workers' Party Chief Pritam Singh Says Struggle Is Real In Education System, But Lived To Tell The Tale Aljunied MP and Workers' Party chief Pritam Singh didn't have a stellar academic record in his early years. The NUS alumnus recently admitted that he'd "fumbled badly" at PSLE and entered "Normal stream...

Ong Ye Kung Weighs In On Scrapping PSLE, Banning Tuition & Smaller Class Sizes

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung Tackles Hot Topics About Education In Meaty Parliament Speech Mr Ong Ye Kung gave a wide-ranging speech outlining the key principles of the education system in Parliament on Wednesday (11 Jul). He makes some salient points about the state of education in Singapore, but leaves a...

Parking Fees For Teachers To Give Schools $8 To $10 Million In Revenue: Ong...

Schools Will Retain Extra Revenue From Parking Fees An estimated S$8 to $10 million in revenue is expected to be collected annually from school parking charges. This figure was revealed in a written reply from Education Minister Ong Ye Kung to Non-Constituency MP Leon Perera. Teachers have to pay for parking too The...

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...

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