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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

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Post by ngbrdad » Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:56 pm

Just finish the briefing at my DS's school.
Quite confused by the ISO.
Can anyone explain ?
Only need to choose one out of four options is it ?

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Post by vlim » Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:38 pm

ngbrdad wrote:Just finish the briefing at my DS's school.
Quite confused by the ISO.
Can anyone explain ?
Only need to choose one out of four options is it ?


your ds is p4 or p5 gep?

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Post by syshi » Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:51 pm

CHS briefing will be this coming Fri... still a lot of info now available...

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Post by ngbrdad » Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:57 pm

vlim wrote:
ngbrdad wrote:Just finish the briefing at my DS's school.
Quite confused by the ISO.
Can anyone explain ?
Only need to choose one out of four options is it ?


your ds is p4 or p5 gep?


P5.
P4 is the family project thingy.

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Post by Way2GO » Wed Jan 13, 2010 12:38 am

vlim,
ur DS is on the AMEC course?
Can share his experiences n ur opinion on this?
Thks.


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Post by verykiasu2010 » Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:57 am

Way2GO wrote:vlim,
ur DS is on the AMEC course?
Can share his experiences n ur opinion on this?
Thks.


your child in AMEC ? who is running the course ?

thanks

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Post by vlim » Wed Jan 13, 2010 12:33 pm

verykiasu2010 wrote:
Way2GO wrote:vlim,
ur DS is on the AMEC course?
Can share his experiences n ur opinion on this?
Thks.


your child in AMEC ? who is running the course ?

thanks


hi way2go,
Well I am not too sure as my son will only be starting the first lesson next week. This is an advance maths course so I suppose is a gd course to further enrich kids who are good in maths..so I have been longing my son to be able to join this course since last yr.

Heard from my son school is engaging someone outside to course them in the first term and subsequently by one of the school teacher in charge.

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Post by vlim » Wed Jan 13, 2010 12:41 pm

ngbrdad wrote:P5.
P4 is the family project thingy.


I thought by now all p5 gepers would have been allocated the type of project? If I am not wrong, at end of p4, the kids would be ask (maybe not all school) which project they prefer...and teacher in charge will assign the type of projects and made known to them once school reopen for p5. Not all students will get the type of project that they like. One or two of the options need audition.

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Post by tamarind » Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:10 pm

I wonder if anyone has read this ? If what he said were true, then GEP does not seem to be able to help a truly gifted child.

http://scientific-child-prodigy.blogspot.com/


One of the more common lies is that we refused the offer of help from the MOE. This is not true. At the time major decisions were made to walk out on the MOE/GEP there was NO offer of help on the table...absolutely NOTHING. What happened is that we walked out because the GEP refused to arrange practical classes for Ainan, in Chemistry; they refused to let him take classes in any other subject at a higher level; they refused to give him maths support to aid his sciences; they refused to offer any more than one hour a week of theory classes at NUS High (which we didn't ask for...he was able to do the theory at home and the classes they offered were, contrary to the lies being told, BELOW HIS ABILITY at the time). We walked out because there was nothing on the table. However, Singapore, with its lying national tongue, is saying that we walked out on an offer of science workshops at the Science Centre. What crap. That offer came about 6 months after we had ceased all contact with the GEP. How could we walk out when we had ALREADY done so??! The offer is not what it seems either. It was an offer for us to PAY FOR classes at PUBLIC workshops that ANYONE could attend. There was nothing special about this offer. Also, it came after we had made arrangements with Singapore Polytechnic to have practical classes there. We were therefore unable to attend the workshops, in any case, because our son's time was already committed. So, the Singaporean media have created this lie that we walked out on help offered by the GEP to make us look difficult, when the facts are that they were OFFERING NOTHING at the time we walked out. That is WHY we walked out. Their account makes no logical sense, because it is a lie.

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Post by vlim » Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:22 pm

chim :? :? :? don't quite understand :? :? :?

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