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Commentary: Can education fix inequality in Singapore? If not, what can?

As a mature, high-income and slow-growing economy, Singapore cannot expect rapid growth to mask the economic effects and social challenges of rising inequality, says Linda Lim and Pang Eng Fong. SINGAPORE: Combating inequality has been declared a “national priority” in Singapore. This makes sense, given the pernicious effects that persistently high inequality can have on economic growth, [...]

By | June 8th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

NUS is back on top as Asia’s No. 1 university

The varsity, ranked 15th last year, moved to 11th place, beating NTU, which now ranks 12th The National University of Singapore (NUS), which lost out to the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in a worldwide ranking last year, has reclaimed its perch as Asia's top university this year. In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings [...]

By | June 7th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

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 | June 6th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Game creator gives Republic Poly students a big break

Students from Republic Polytechnic's School of Technology for the Arts (STA) can look forward to working on a new video game with Ubisoft, a leading French game creator and distributor. The poly and Ubisoft Singapore signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday that will see them collaborating for two years. Selected students from the diploma [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Co-founder of Indian IT giant Infosys donates $4m to NTU for Smart City research

SINGAPORE - Indian tech billionaire Senapathy "Kris" Gopalakrishnan is donating $4 million to Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to attract top young scientists from across the globe to conduct research there. Half of the endowed gift will fund up to two post-doctoral fellowships a year for five years, starting from academic year 2018-19. The initiative promises [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Encouraging kids to read at St. Stephen’s School

A love for reading is a great gift that keeps giving. At a young age, reading helps children establish basic language skills. When they're older, it expands their minds, helps them discover new things and grows their imagination. Here's how St Stephen's School encouraged a reading habit among students during Literary Week! Choice rules when kids read. [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

4 Simple ways to get kids thinking – through Social Studies

It’s non-examinable in Primary School, so why bother? We want our children to be prepared for life ahead of them, not just for the next exam or result slip. Through Social Studies, our children can develop skills which are increasingly prized by employers today such as critical and reflective thinking skills. They also learn to recognise [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

The power of a young innovative mind

A single thought was planted in the young minds of Mohamad Syafriy Ilham and his friends during a visit to St. Luke’s Eldercare Centre – how can we help the wheelchair-bound elderly carry out their daily activities more easily? During their interactions with the elderly, they observed how the conventional table design was incompatible with [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

It’s game on for eSports with new diploma course

With eSports having been made part of the 2022 Asian Games and video gaming on track for Olympic recognition, gone are the days when gamers and athletes were on opposite ends of a spectrum. Now, Singapore's first diploma in eSports and game design will bring together the worlds of eSports and academia. Launched yesterday by [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Primary 1 registration for 2019 cohort to take place from June 28 to Oct 31: MOE

SINGAPORE - Registration for children starting Primary 1 (P1) in 2019 will begin on June 28 and end on Oct 31, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said. All primary schools will be open from 8am to 11am, and 2.30pm to 4.30pm from Mondays to Fridays, the ministry said in a statement on Friday (June 1). Children [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments