Monthly Archives: November 2017

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MOE kindergarten kids get priority admission to co-located primary schools from next year

To help children better transition to Primary 1, those attending Ministry of Education (MOE) kindergartens will be given priority to enter the primary school that shares a compound with their kindergarten. MOE said this will involve 12 kindergartens as part of a pilot scheme next year. Kindergarten children applying for admission to the respective primary school [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

Alibaba college to teach e-commerce here

Entrepreneurs here hoping to become the next Jack Ma can soon learn the secrets of doing well in e-commerce through a course offered by a business school run by the Chinese Internet mogul's company Alibaba. The Alibaba Business College plans to roll out a digital e-commerce course in countries under China's Belt and Road Initiative [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

PSLE results out on Nov 24

Results of this year's Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) will be released on Nov 24, the Ministry of Education and the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board said in a joint press release yesterday. Pupils can collect their result slips from their respective primary schools from 11am. Eligible pupils will receive option forms to select their [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

8 in 10 SIM grads find jobs amid rising trend of part-time, contract and freelance workers

The Singapore Institute of Management reported that 82.7 per cent of its graduates last year found jobs within six months of completing their degree studies. But of the total, 18.8 per cent were freelancing or had taken on jobs on a part-time or contract basis, something the school termed "flexible work". The median gross monthly [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

Keeping interest in Chinese alive even after exams

When students sign up for Chinese language tuition, it is usually because they wish to score better in a subject that many flounder in. But Mr Ann Jong Juan, founder and principal of Han Language Centre, which was set up in 1993 and has 18 branches, wants to cultivate a genuine interest in the language. [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments