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GEP screening test? Go or no Go

Poll ended at Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:26 pm

Must Go
7
35%
Can Try
11
55%
Don't Go
2
10%
 
Total votes : 20

Postby tutortamil » Thu May 13, 2010 5:26 pm

GEP is a great way to single out the best from the rest

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Postby TwaTau » Thu May 13, 2010 5:38 pm

tutortamil wrote:GEP is a great way to single out the best from the rest


How huh? :?

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Postby KSP » Thu May 13, 2010 5:39 pm

tutortamil wrote:GEP is a great way to single out the best from the rest


I totally agree with you.

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Postby verykiasu2010 » Thu May 13, 2010 5:42 pm

KSP wrote:
tutortamil wrote:GEP is a great way to single out the best from the rest


I totally agree with you.


how about those 'hot housed' into GEP and cannot cope later in P5/6 and others with arrogant attitude as a result of GEP ?
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Postby Neko » Thu May 13, 2010 5:44 pm

Wah, who are these people ? Do you know many of them ?

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Postby TwaTau » Thu May 13, 2010 5:47 pm

verykiasu2010 wrote:
KSP wrote:
tutortamil wrote:GEP is a great way to single out the best from the rest


I totally agree with you.


how about those 'hot housed' into GEP and cannot cope later in P5/6 and others with arrogant attitude as a result of GEP ?


I think the arrogant attitude is more in part from their upbringing than to be from the programme itself. I have not seen any part of the curriculum inculcating such an attitude and I don't believe MOE has this intend as well.

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Postby KSP » Thu May 13, 2010 5:52 pm

verykiasu2010 wrote:
KSP wrote:
tutortamil wrote:GEP is a great way to single out the best from the rest


I totally agree with you.


how about those 'hot housed' into GEP and cannot cope later in P5/6 and others with arrogant attitude as a result of GEP ?


Not all system are perfect. Even at older age in universities, we see dropouts too. In top universities like Harvard, Cambridge and Oxford too, do the sudents going to these top uni feel proud, confident and arrogant when they join initially? Yes, I think so. But do they all graduate eventually? I mean 100% passing rate. The answer is No.

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Postby tutortamil » Thu May 13, 2010 5:53 pm

KSP wrote:
verykiasu2010 wrote:
KSP wrote:
tutortamil wrote:GEP is a great way to single out the best from the rest


I totally agree with you.


how about those 'hot housed' into GEP and cannot cope later in P5/6 and others with arrogant attitude as a result of GEP ?


Not all system are perfect. Even at older age in universities, we see dropouts too. In top universities like Harvard, Cambridge and Oxford too, do the sudents going to these top uni feel proud, confident and arrogant when they join initially? Yes, I think so. But do they all graduate eventually? I mean 100% passing rate. The answer is No.


it is the best way as more gifted students will be able to increase their ability. So it is the best way.

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Postby tutortamil » Thu May 13, 2010 5:54 pm

tutortamil wrote:
KSP wrote:
verykiasu2010 wrote:
KSP wrote:
tutortamil wrote:GEP is a great way to single out the best from the rest


I totally agree with you.


how about those 'hot housed' into GEP and cannot cope later in P5/6 and others with arrogant attitude as a result of GEP ?


Not all system are perfect. Even at older age in universities, we see dropouts too. In top universities like Harvard, Cambridge and Oxford too, do the sudents going to these top uni feel proud, confident and arrogant when they join initially? Yes, I think so. But do they all graduate eventually? I mean 100% passing rate. The answer is No.


it is the best way as more gifted students will be able to increase their ability. So it is the best way.



although stress is unavoidable they have to cope with it.

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Postby tutortamil » Thu May 13, 2010 5:56 pm

NPS for intance caters the most brilliant minds in singapore. Most students who get into secondary schools like HCI RI ACS(I) etc

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