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Total population (in thousands) 5,604 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 871 (2015)
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Technology ‘can transform’ the developing world’s education

Using game-like smartphone apps is one way to give children incentives for learning.   © NurPhoto/Getty Images Singapore entrepreneur brings ...
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Singapore: SkillsFuture Singapore to deepen skills of training and adult education providers

By FARIS MOKHTAR | 01 FEBRUARY, 2018 SINGAPORE – Unlike other Industry Transformation Maps (ITM) that have been rolled out, the roadmap for ...
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Singapore: Trans-ASEAN education can play a role in building a regional community

20 January, 2018 As the celebration for last year’s 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) wanes, ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

Singapore: Disadvantaged Singapore students do better than OECD peers: Dr Puthucheary

SINGAPORE: Disadvantaged students in Singapore do better than those of similar backgrounds from other developed countries, Senior Minister of State for ...
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The Underbelly of Singapore’s Education System: How Students With Learning Disabilities Suffer

Singapore has an education system that is well-known around the world. Our students frequently top global rankings in math, science, ...
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Singapore: 8-year-old boy with autism finally gets to go to school

Usually he plays nursery rhymes on YouTube, or the theme song to SpongeBob SquarePants. But in the past week, Aqil ...
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Emergency

 

Step into the future with education tech

Discover how current affairs, when coupled with educational technology, can make your classroom a more vibrant place to teach and ...
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Singapore students suffer from high levels of anxiety: Study

Higher proportion worry about tests and grades compared with OECD average Singapore students may be topping the charts in mathematics, ...
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Gender

 

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ICT in Education

 

Technology ‘can transform’ the developing world’s education

Using game-like smartphone apps is one way to give children incentives for learning.   © NurPhoto/Getty Images Singapore entrepreneur brings ...
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Tech, the road less travelled by girls

Mastercard programme aims to get girls to pursue science, tech, engineering and mathematics When students huddle in a corner and ...
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Step into the future with education tech

Discover how current affairs, when coupled with educational technology, can make your classroom a more vibrant place to teach and ...
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Innovative Financing

 

29 edtech startups across Southeast Asia with some funding and traction

Startups that tackle problems in Southeast Asia’s education system aren’t exactly writing big headlines with multi-million dollar funding rounds, but ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

Children in Singapore will no longer be ranked by exam results. Here’s why

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Johnny Wood | Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go ...
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Singapore: Why move to reduce examinations and emphasis on grades is disconcerting, but necessary

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 2 Oct 2018 | by: Dr Adrian W J Kuah | Story Source: Lee ...
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It has the world’s best schools, but Singapore wants better

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 1 Sep 2018 | by: The Economist | Story Source: The Economist ~ Go ...
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Mother Tongue

 

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Partnership

 

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Policy and Curriculum

 

Children in Singapore will no longer be ranked by exam results. Here’s why

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Johnny Wood | Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go ...
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Singapore: Why move to reduce examinations and emphasis on grades is disconcerting, but necessary

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 2 Oct 2018 | by: Dr Adrian W J Kuah | Story Source: Lee ...
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It has the world’s best schools, but Singapore wants better

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 1 Sep 2018 | by: The Economist | Story Source: The Economist ~ Go ...
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Private Sector

 

British Council launches creative innovation initiative in Vietnam

The British Council is launching a contest to draw innovative new concepts that can improve the lives of children. Applicants ...
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HCM City rolls out mobile digital library

"Singapore volunteers will help introduce new English and IT learning tools for over 3,000 primary and secondary school students in ...
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Teacher

 

It has the world’s best schools, but Singapore wants better

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 1 Sep 2018 | by: The Economist | Story Source: The Economist ~ Go ...
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Singapore: Teacher gives students with disabilities hope

"It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer." The ending to ...
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