Singapore

Total population (in thousands) 5,604 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 871 (2015)
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Singapore: Commentary: Are we still missing the point of education?

The official narrative surrounding education has been changing, but is this powerful enough to uproot entrenched views in society, asks ...
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How Singapore Encourages Lifelong Learning and Workforce Resilience

By Robert Kamei October 12, 2017 The global economy now demands workers to be nimbler than ever. As lifelong learning becomes ...
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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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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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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

 

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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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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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: Reducing class sizes can benefit students: Leon Perera

8 Nov, 2017 The Ministry of Education (MOE) should consider reducing class sizes to about 20 to 25, Non-Constituency MP ...
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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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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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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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