The importance of education and scoring well in PSLE and GCE O’ levels A* and A1, SG50

Tips, Hints, and Focus for the PSLE Examinations. SEAB MOE Syllabus PSLE and GCE O’ levels Singapore for Primary and Secondary Schools is by far the main contributor to the social mobility of Singaporeans. It is the first major exam that starts the path of development for a young individual by training, developing and constructing …

Singapore Studies and Education Statistics 2014

Here’s some perspective of our education in Singapore. All data obtained from http://www.singstat.gov.sg Singapore literacy rate (for 15 years and above) is at 96.5% with males at 98.5% and females at 94.6%. However, there is no change for males literacy from previous years but females upped 0.2% from 94.4% previously. Singaporeans with Secondary education or higher …

Top 10 Things to do for the school holidays Nov-Dec

10) Botanical Gardens Orchid Gardens Students Special Singapore Botanical Gardens organizes a programme for students, a holiday special with Orchids as their main theme. extract from their website: Description: Did you know that orchids are one of the largest and most diverse families of flowering plants in the world? From 8 to 23 November 2014, we …

Idioms and Phrases in the 21st Century

Modernise your writing with new phrases or idioms. Time shifts language and adopts new words/phrases. As we continue into the 21st Century, usage of idioms have changed significantly in our society and time dictates certain idioms/phrases to be out of date and some that becomes fashionable. Here’s a few fun ones: take things easy suck …

In the 21st Century, how important is it to be able to read, write and speak English in Singapore?

This is an English composition written by a student doing Cambridge O’ levels in 2014. Standard: GCE O’levels. In the 21st Century, there has been a vast technological advancement compared to the 20th Century, especially with the development of the internet as a tool for social networking with English as lingua franca. English is a …