Young Singaporeans may not be old enough to vote, but that does not restrict them from being politically active. They don’t even have to be a politician to shape the national policies. After all, policies affect every citizen. Do you agree with the writer?
Not more than a decade ago, subjects such as Mathematics and English (regional languages) formed the core of pre-school curriculum. But with times, the preschool education system has undergone several changes (for good); arts education, for example is one major amendment in traditional nursery schooling. Interestingly, pre-schools with a focus on arts education have shown remarkable results in children’s academic development. They have gained immense popularity in a very short period of time. Read on to learn more!
Children have been known to respond to music from an early age. Doctors have proven that fetus is known to relax when the mother listens to soothing music. Parents notice their children humming and playing with their toy musical instruments for hours together. Parents are the best judge to determine if their child has a musical bent or not.
The NUS raising its proportion of honor degree undergrads is a welcome change. It will have more students from a variety of streams entering the honors programs. It’s going to be an increase by 10 to 15%. Isn’t that great news? Read on to know more.
Whether your little girl is good at singing her self-created solos in the shower or is aspiring to become the next Beyonce, she is bound to benefit from music education. Various studies have proved that practicing different forms of music fosters learning in children in ways beyond basic classroom education. Read along to find out how!
Happy news of the Singapore education system – once again it has made to the top five countries in the region with its progressive education system. It is the culture of accountability, which according to analysts is the major reason why Singapore has been able to defeat Hong Kong and make it step down from the third position. Singapore has risen to number three from number five, last time.
Choosing the best school for your child is indeed a big task: it is an important decision that will outline his way of life. Similar to other big decisions we make in life, spend adequate time to research and evaluate several options. A good school will nourish your kid’s talent and make them grow up into confident individuals.
Two young music talents in Singapore – Samuel and Nicole – have not only won various competitions, but have also made international classical music media sit up. Their unbelievable accomplishments are bringing the nation on the international stage.
Transformation of the education system has become the need of the hour. The skill sets of students need to be revamped in order to make them ready for the future.
As a novel initiative to reduce adult smoking population in Singapore, an anti-tobacco education programme is to be introduced in all mainstream schools in the country by 2017. The initiative anticipates reducing the prevalence of smoking population to 12% by 2020.