Retaking an examination has a huge social stigma attached to it and especially in a competitive society like Singapore where education is treated with such seriousness. Hence, students and their parents try to hide the fact that an examination is being re-taken because that affects the way others look at them. Nonetheless, it has to
The GCE O level examinations will be taken by all students in express stream (except for schools where students are exempted, including IP and IB schools). It serves as an important check point for progress as well. This is probably the reason why students stress over the fact that they need to perform well in
Final year national examinations signify the end of a journey and the start of a journey for many. When leaving primary schools, all students have to write the PSLE before ending their journey as a primary school student before upgrading to secondary school students. Similarly, the O level examinations (ordinary level) signify the end of
The GCE O Level examinations are indeed an important checkpoint for many students across Singapore which determines the kind of courses they would choose to pursue in the future. Apart from school tutors, O level tuition teachers at tuition centres also have a significant role in guiding students through their long and arduous educational journey.
When many students choose to do either combined science chemistry or pure chemistry as one of their subjects, they would have some interest in it as the back of their mind and in order to nurture that interest, teachers need to be there to guide and teach. There is a general opinion that chemistry is
Physics is a subject that is generally feared among students because the nature of it is challenging. Students have a general opinion that concepts are incomprehensible, unrelatable and abstract. This can be attributed to the fact that students have to grapple with various representations of the subject such as experiments, formulas, calculations, graphs and so
The GCE O Level examinations is a significant checkpoint for many students across Singapore, in their educational life. This is because, O level results determine the kind of courses students would choose to enter their desired polytechnics, or to get into their desired junior colleges. Apart from school tutors, O Level home tutors and O
The GCE O-level examinations, one of the major examinations held in Singapore and one that helps some students decide their next journey after completing their secondary school education.