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Educational News

Postby MR06 » Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:10 pm

Started this thread to keep each other informed on latest news and developments on education.

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Re: Educational News

Postby MR06 » Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:11 pm

Education exchanges to be stepped up

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/f ... ed_up.html

Stricter rules in Jan for private schools

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/n ... hools.html

New NEA programme teaches students to care for environment

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/n ... nment.html

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Re: Educational News

Postby MR06 » Sat Nov 10, 2012 4:45 pm

ACE: $15m to develop 1,000 student entrepreneurs

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/n ... neurs.html

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Re: Educational News

Postby MR06 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:21 am

Cambrige Assessment sets up in Singapore

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/n ... apore.html

Tisch film school to close due to financial woes

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/n ... _woes.html

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Re: Educational News

Postby MR06 » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:10 pm

Top institutions from S'pore and Stuttgart to collaborate

http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNe ... 83040.html

Studying in Australia becomes a squeeze

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/n ... ueeze.html

Should smarts be scholars' only criteria?

http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNe ... 82764.html

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Re: Educational News

Postby 3Boys » Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:32 pm

DOE_admin wrote:Consider this for a read, though it is a bit dated:

Shackles of The Singapore Education System: A Response



That's assuming all teachers actually signed up to teach.

And teachers don't individually have a monopoly of wisdom either, so some element of taking top down instruction is necessary for their own development and having consistency of implementation across schools. I don't actually agree with the blog post above.

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Re: Educational News

Postby MR06 » Thu Nov 15, 2012 6:07 am

Hai ya, education is serious business.....

Lately, there are so many news and views that generated so much heat......

Here at KSP, 3 threads had been locked by chief within a week...... :censored:

Chief, how long is the cooling-off period or the threads will be locked forever? :shrug:

I'm itching to enter the Quote of the Day liao and I haven't have my say in PSLE thread....... :please:

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Re: Educational News

Postby MR06 » Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:28 pm

4 in 10 at top primary schools live in HDB flats

http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNe ... 83447.html

Over 450 students take part in 2012 Scinemation contest

http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNe ... 83434.html

SSC launches sports safety programme for schools

http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNe ... 83408.html

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Re: Educational News

Postby MR06 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:15 pm

MOE develops code of conduct for educators

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 63/1/.html

More preschools should use MOE grant: Indranee Rajah

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 69/1/.html

Only 6, but already film-makers

http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNe ... 83750.html

NUS and Arts House invites writers

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/n ... iters.html

Awarding scholarships: Don't tar the young with same brush

http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNe ... 83717.html

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Re: Educational News

Postby MR06 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:30 pm

60% of pupils land places in their first-choice secondary school

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/f ... chool.html

Teachers to get new code of conduct

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/n ... nduct.html

SUTD to enrol PhD students next year

http://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/n ... _year.html

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