The recommendations put forward by Aspire committee are a segment of the government’s efforts to develop a bigger applied educational framework in Singapore, to complement the extensive economic reformation efforts of the government.
Mr. Heng Swee Keat, the Education Minister of Singapore, has reiterated that the future of Education in the country will only be strong when stress is laid on skill management.
Music could be the tool that educationists have been searching for in order to reduce the gap between rich and poor students.
At the annual Special Awards ceremony, 122 students were honored for their remarkable achievements in academic and non-academic areas. The selecting panel emphasized on enhancing progressive career options available to ITE and polytechnic graduates. They promised to announce a set of recommendations in near future.
Studies worldwide have proven that kids who learn music are smarter than who don’t. A child who learns to make music also develops his brain in the learning process.
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!