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The Learning Lab

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Address: 101 Thomson Road, United Square #03-03 Singapore 307591

Telephone: 6733 8711

Email: enquiry@thelearninglab.com.sg

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The Learning Lab is the leading tuition and enrichment centre for students from 3+ to 18 years of age. Programmes in English, Chinese, Mathematics and Science are developed with by curriculum specialists and delivered by teachers who see the best in each child.

We believe in nurturing each student’s love of learning, motivating him or her to pursue academic excellence through the effective application, retention and refinement of knowledge. Our lesson materials aim to hone exam-ready skills and develop a deep sense of intellectual curiosity in our students; asking the right questions is as important as getting the right answers.

Additionally, we pride ourselves on helping each student develop skills that will prepare him or her for life beyond the classroom — we want to groom kind, thoughtful, eloquent and resilient individuals who are able and willing to make a difference in the world.

Learn more about how your child can benefit from The Learning Lab experience — visit our website at www.thelearninglab.com.sg or drop us a call at 6733 8711.

Join us at:

Central
United Square Level 3, #03-03
101 Thomson Road
Singapore 307591

East
Mountbatten Square Level 1, #01-00
229 Mountbatten Road
Singapore 398007

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2 Tampines Central 6
Singapore 529483

Tampines Mall Level 5, #05-07
4 Tampines Central 5
Singapore 529510

West
Rochester Mall Level 2, #02-26—35
35 Rochester Drive
Singapore 138639

HomeTeamNS Bukit Batok
Clubhouse Level 2
2 Bukit Batok West Avenue 7
Singapore 659003

Westgate Level 4, #04-33
3 Gateway Drive
Singapore 608532

 

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Quality of the service's amenities (1=Poor,5=Excellent) 4

Affordability of the service (1=Expensive, 5=Affordable) 3

Effectiveness of the service (1=Not effective, 5=Very effective) 4

There are a few branches of The Learning Lab (TLL) across the island. I went to their headquarters in United Square to make my enquiry.

I was attracted to the nice setting at the frontline customer service counter. The ambience is like going to a bank. Not many enrichment centres have such an organized queue system. The lady who attended to me is well-groomed and professional. However, she must be relatively new as she referred to her colleague several times before answering my queries. When I told her I was looking for a fun enrichment program for my child, she candidly replied, “Oh no, not fun…they do proper learning here.” She went on to provide me with the information I need in a professional manner. Printouts of the curriculum details were given for my reference.

This is what I gathered - most TLL teachers are experienced ex-MOE teachers, who follow the MOE syllables closely and teach the topics ahead of curriculum. Generally, students are allocated to TLL classes based on their school marks achieved in the subject. For Science, students are grouped by school clusters, due to the sequence of Science topics taught in those schools. For example, SJI and ACS primary students will be in the same TLL science class due to their schools teaching the topics in similar order. I was enquiring for a primary 5 class. It cost $380 for 4 lessons a month. In addition, there is a deposit of $120 and registration fee of $85.46. Classes are two hours long and have a maximum of 12 students.

On the administrative aspect, trial classes are not available and you have to commit for a minimum of one term. One TLL term comprises of 13 weeks which begin one week in advance of the MOE school term. You are allowed 3 replacement classes at any of their branches. Wednesday is their first day of the week. So, if you missed your class this week, you have until the following Tuesday to attend the same lesson. In the United Square branch, there is a CCTV at the entrance, so the movements of students in and out of the premise are monitored.

Overall, I feel TLL will be effective for students who are looking for ways to excel in the MOE curriculum. TLL fees are a tad higher than most other centres but from their brochure, result-oriented parents would certainly find it an added benefit that TLL incorporate best features of the Gifted Education Program (GEP) and mainstream curriculum in their lessons. During school holidays, a wide variety of holiday programmes are also available.

by on Thu, 17/11/2016 1:07pm
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