Applying Learning to the Real World

MOE announced earlier in 2018 how the Applied Learning Program  (ALP) would be expanded to all Primary Schools in 2023.

The impetus behind this is the growing realisation that content knowledge and logical reasoning alone, is not sufficient to tackle the challenges in our modern workplace. Not that these are not important, but rather, all instances of success and breakthrough in the various markets seem to have been brought about by an innovative application of problem solving skills to address needs of the end-user i.e. the customer, the client, the consumer. Read more “Applying Learning to the Real World”

A Student’s Perspective on E-learning and E-tutoring

I recently graduated from junior college. Throughout my days as a student, I have never utilised tuition to aid my studies as I disliked having to commit to a fixed regular session and commuting to another location weekly. Rather I preferred studying by myself as this gives me greater flexibility and saves time. When I had anything to clarify, I booked consultation slots with my tutors or sought help from my peers. Read more “A Student’s Perspective on E-learning and E-tutoring”