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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Safety standards launches for outdoor learning industry

Posted by melmo on March 26, 2018

The Outdoor Learning and Adventure Education Association (OLAE) launched its first set of safety standards on Saturday (Mar 24), with the aim of enhancing the industry’s image and professionalism. By Wendy Wong @WendyWongCNA 24 Mar 2018 08:22PM (Updated: 24 Mar 2018 11:08PM) SINGAPORE: The Outdoor Learning and Adventure Education Association (OLAE) launched its first set […]

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Low Yen Ling on Mother Tongue Exemptions

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Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Education Low Yen Ling spoke in Parliament on Wednesday (Mar 21) about the factors considered in granting exemptions from Mother Tongue language, and the proportion of students involved. This was in response to questions from MPs Denise Phua and Yee Chia Hsing. Source/ Read more at: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/parliament/videos/march/low-yen-ling-on-mother-tongue-exemptions-10062894

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Computerised balloting to ease P1 registration stress

Posted by melmo on March 22, 2018

The Education Ministry said the new centralised process from this year will help to streamline Primary 1 registration and make it more convenient for parents. Those who need to ballot “are assured of an equal chance of admission into the school”, said the ministry.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN PUBLISHED MAR 21, 2018, 5:00 AM SGT […]

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More than 2,000 applications for MOE kindergartens

Posted by melmo on March 20, 2018

Parents and their children check out the facilities during an open house at the MOE kindergarten situated within West Spring Primary School in Bukit Panjang.PHOTO: ST FILE PUBLISHED MAR 19, 2018, 2:47 PM SGT Amelia Teng Education Correspondent SINGAPORE – More parents are opting for kindergartens run by the Ministry of Education (MOE), which is […]

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Gift of books by Singapore authors for schools to boost local literary arts

Posted by melmo on March 15, 2018

(From left) Ramu And Rocky by Jensrani Thangavel; Go, Trishaw, Go by Francis Wong; and Sampan by Chua Hui Ying are on the list of Singlit book gifts to schools in Singapore.PHOTO: NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL Books by Singapore authors in the four official languages will be given to primary and secondary schools to boost the […]

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