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...

Can You Solve This Biology Question That Stumped British Students?

Biology Question About Osmosis Stumped British Students Last week, MustShareNews reported that harder A-Levels had stumped British students. https://mustsharenews.com/uk-a-levels/ It turns out that harder GCSE exams at the end-of-secondary school have shaken students just as much. The GCSE exams are the British equivalent of the O-Level papers, which Secondary 4 and 5 students...

Will Joseph Schooling Teach Kids Swimming At His New School This July?

Joseph Schooling Launches Swim School For Children From July 2018 When you've got a surname like 'Schooling', it comes as no surprise that teaching may be one of the professions you'd consider. Or y'know, becoming an international Olympiad gold medalist for swimming. https://www.facebook.com/1797859330257386/photos/rpp.1797859330257386/1830499390326713/?type=3&theater After announcing the new Schooling Sports Academy last year in...

Why Mr Yann Wong’s Suggestions For Our Education System Are Admirable But Will Never...

Ex-MOE Policy Maker's Criticism Of Our Education System Is Well-Placed But We Think It'll Be Ignored The argument about the place of elitism in our education system has been hard to escape in recent weeks. In letters to the newspapers and online commentaries, it seems that everyone has an opinion about: ...

10 Really Old Schools That Shaped Singapore’s History

Old Schools In Singapore: From Being Renamed To Experiencing War, They've Seen It All While Singapore is a relatively young country, our island does have quite a vast bit of history attached to it. Many of us know of these schools, but the history that accompanies these institutions is less well-known. We...

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