On 7th March 2019, the Ministry of Health in Singapore announced that packaged foods such as noodles and biscuits with partially hydrogenated oils (PHO) will be banned.
Early this morning, the print edition of Straits Times updated parents with additional information about the impact of the new subject-based banding for secondary schools in 2024. This is our analysis.
Yesterday, Education minister Ong Ye Kung announced that the current system of streaming in secondary schools will be replaced by subject-based banding. A new 2024 Singapore Common national examination and certification framework will ensure that all secondary school students end up sitting for the same exam and end up with one type of certificate.
Despite many enquiries from parents, it took us a long time to develop and launch our P1 and P2 English enrichment programme. The reason was this. If we had to run a course for lower primary children, it was important for The Schooling Society to pioneer a unique and unusual English writing programme. It was critical for us to be able to inspire normally reluctant writers.