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GEP screening test? Go or no Go

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35%
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55%
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10%
 
Total votes : 20

Re: All About GEP

Postby Herbie » Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:33 pm

Nebbermind wrote:
Herbie wrote:Back to the topic on eeis scholarshio. My dd's told them that they hv to score at least 250 for psle to entitle the eeis scholarship. It is true?

Hv to scare them a bit mah...if <250, the school gep result kenna blemished leh. :boogie:


I tot so too!

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Re: All About GEP

Postby dagong99 » Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:55 am

Herbie wrote:
Nebbermind wrote:
Herbie wrote:Back to the topic on eeis scholarshio. My dd's told them that they hv to score at least 250 for psle to entitle the eeis scholarship. It is true?

Hv to scare them a bit mah...if <250, the school gep result kenna blemished leh. :boogie:


I tot so too!


Last year cut off was 260.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Nebbermind » Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:58 am

dagong99 wrote:
Last year cut off was 260.

Believe GEPpers enjoys a lower cutoff....certainly not 260.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby 8228 » Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:17 am

Nebbermind wrote:
dagong99 wrote:
Last year cut off was 260.

Believe GEPpers enjoys a lower cutoff....certainly not 260.


I think there is no t-score requirement for GEppers.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby keroppi » Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:22 am

8228 wrote:
Nebbermind wrote:
dagong99 wrote:
Last year cut off was 260.

Believe GEPpers enjoys a lower cutoff....certainly not 260.


I think there is no t-score requirement for GEppers.

Got. Must pass SS and score above 250 for PSLE.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby dagong99 » Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:22 am

8228 wrote:
Nebbermind wrote:
dagong99 wrote:
Last year cut off was 260.

Believe GEPpers enjoys a lower cutoff....certainly not 260.


I think there is no t-score requirement for GEppers.


So which means that as long as they get promoted, they will get EESIS ?
Is EESIS for GEP & those for mainstream mutually exclusive or they belong to the same queue ? Meaning if a GEPPER gets it, he or she will not deprive another mainstreamer a chance to get it ?

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Nebbermind » Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:27 am

keroppi wrote: Got. Must pass SS and score above 250 for PSLE.


Yes for 1st part, and NO for 2nd (double confirm) :wink:

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Re: All About GEP

Postby keroppi » Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:31 am

Nebbermind wrote:
keroppi wrote: Got. Must pass SS and score above 250 for PSLE.


Yes for 1st part, and NO for 2nd (double confirm) :wink:

But this was officially communicated to us by the MOE person who came down to the school give a talk on DSA last year. Maybe there are exceptions, I wouldn't know. Arrgh .. don't appear in front of me like that, your leaf still very distracting leh. Wanna pluck it off. :stompfeet:

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Nebbermind » Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:31 am

dagong99 wrote:
So which means that as long as they get promoted, they will get EESIS ?
Is EESIS for GEP & those for mainstream mutually exclusive or they belong to the same queue ? Meaning if a GEPPER gets it, he or she will not deprive another mainstreamer a chance to get it ?


If they have not already have a CO, then they probably will not get into any of the IS with gifted prog with a low T-score.

As for whether they are mutually exclsuive, I think the mainstreamer probably have a fixed COP which traditionally seems to be around 260. Whatever % they mentioned in MOE website is probably some ballpark figure.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Nebbermind » Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:33 am

keroppi wrote: But this was officially communicated to us by the MOE person who came down to the school give a talk on DSA last year. Maybe there are exceptions, I wouldn't know. Arrgh .. don't appear in front of me like that, your leaf still very distracting leh. Wanna pluck it off. :stompfeet:


Coz I've seen kids given EESIS mah!

Anyway, the tough part is maintaining the status for the next 3~5 yrs

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