Monthly Archives: May 2018

Getting in touch with nature at Loyang Primary’s eco garden

During school hours, the eco garden at Loyang Primary School is typically abuzz with activities. Besides being the go-to location to play during recess breaks, the garden is primarily a place of learning for students. As part of the school’s Applied Learning Programme (ALP) in Nature-based Education, students get to see the content in their [...]

By | May 30th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Age-specific skills for pre-school teachers

Pre-school teachers will soon be equipped with even more age-specific skills and knowledge. The new National Institute of Early Childhood Development (NIEC) has announced that it will offer the Diploma in Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) at Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) and Temasek Polytechnic (TP) next year. A curated set of core modules will [...]

By | May 16th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Direct admission exercise for secondary schools, JCs starts May 7: MOE

Students who wish to apply for direct admission to secondary schools and junior colleges may do so from Monday (May 7). Meanwhile, students who wish to apply for early admission to the Institute of Technical Education can start doing so this month. Applications for early admission to polytechnics start next month. The Ministry of Education [...]

By | May 9th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

All six Singapore universities to raise fees

All six local universities here will be raising their tuition fees for the new academic year, which begins in August. Some also intend to bump up scholarships and financial aid. Tuition fees for the new intake of Singapore citizens will go up by $50 a year - or about 0.4 per cent to 0.6 per [...]

By | May 3rd, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments