Singapore

Total population (in thousands) 5,604 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 871 (2015)
Out-of-school children
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Creating better learning spaces for our children

A new e-learning portal to be introduced next year promises to make lessons more engaging. Experts say it can even ...
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Singapore: NorthLight School is established

NorthLight School was established in March 2006 by the Ministry of Education and commenced operation in January the following year.[1] ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

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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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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Gender

 

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ICT in Education

 

Creating better learning spaces for our children

A new e-learning portal to be introduced next year promises to make lessons more engaging. Experts say it can even ...
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Singapore: Kids have fun with Virtual Reality (VR) lessons

PRIMARY school kids have started getting a big kick with Virtual Reality (VR) becoming part of their daily study. This ...
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Singapore to trial VR for learning and training

Singapore announced a host of virtual reality initiatives as part of building blocks for a digital economy. In an opening ...
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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

 

Why high-flying Singapore is scrapping grades

Singapore is in top place in the international rankings for education. But it wants the next upgrade of its school ...
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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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Singapore: Are supplementary classes after school really necessary?

Lack of time for play could have adverse results later in child's life There has been lots of play time ...
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Mother Tongue

 

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Partnership

 

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Policy and Curriculum

 

Singapore: Getting kids started on budgeting, saving and coding

During recess, Nur Tiara Isabella, 10, would often visit the school bookstore and be tempted to spend her $2 daily ...
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Singapore: Active voices of the young at Rosyth School

Being young does not mean one cannot take part in the public discourse on social issues. This is the philosophy ...
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Singaporeans spend twice the global average on children’s local education

SINGAPORE — Parents in Singapore spend on average US$70,939 (S$96,196) a year for their children’s local education, almost double the ...
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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

 

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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