S’pore pupils No. 2 in global study on reading

Posted by melmo on April 23, 2018

Amelia Teng Education Correspondent   Primary 4 pupils in Singapore have emerged second in an international test that measured how well they can read, out of 58 territories. The results of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), released last month, also found that pupils here outperformed their peers in other countries in navigating […]

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A local flavour for pre-school Chinese lessons

Posted by melmo on April 20, 2018

Resources designed by NTU’s Confucius Institute feature content like HDB life, MRT travel Amelia Teng Education Correspondent Illustrations of HDB living and MRT travel, as well as desktop games created by local students, are part of new materials developed to teach pre-schoolers Chinese. The materials, designed by the Confucius Institute at the Nanyang Technological University […]

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More tuition centres helping students learn via experience

Posted by melmo on April 19, 2018

Over 60 now include activities such as experiments and games – up from about 30 five years ago, say observers Calvin Yang One evening in a tuition class in Bukit Timah, a group of Primary 6 pupils were spending a good 30 minutes releasing toy cars on ramps. The pupils, who were having tuition at […]

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Explore ways to teach using the news at SPH forum for educators

Posted by melmo on April 10, 2018

File photo showing a teacher guiding her class through an activity at a secondary school.PHOTO: ST FILE PUBLISHED APR 9, 2018, 5:00 AM SGT David Tay As teachers incorporate more real-world learning into their lessons, more are looking to authentic teaching materials such as news sources to hone lifelong skills in their students. Approaches such […]

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Govt to spend $5 million over the next three years to develop early childhood sector leaders

Posted by melmo on April 6, 2018

At the appointment ceremony yesterday were Ms Shazadi Begum Mohamed Siddiqe (right) and Ms Zaiton Mohd Ali, 43, executive principal of Iyad Perdaus Child Development, a new appointee under the ECDA Fellows Programme.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN PUBLISHED APR 5, 2018, 8:47 PM SGT Rahimah Rashith SINGAPORE – When Ms Shazadi Begum Mohamed Siddiqe, 32, started […]

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New programme to help caregivers manage autistic children

Posted by melmo on April 3, 2018

Dr Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development and Education, speaking at the launch of the Family Empowerment Programme at Rainbow Centre on March 26, 2018.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA PUBLISHED MAR 26, 2018, 3:52 PM SGT Tan Shu Yan SINGAPORE – For Madam Jorah Mahmud, managing her teenage son’s behaviour is […]

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