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”

The ‘O’ Level Series: Pro-tips for Humanities Exams (Part 2)

3) Understand the question

Once you understand how to study and remember all the knowledge needed for an exam, you have need to learn how to deal with actual exam questions. Students often know so much about a topic that they actually end up deviating from what the question is really asking. Read more “The ‘O’ Level Series: Pro-tips for Humanities Exams (Part 2)”

The ‘O’ Level Series: Pro-tips for Humanities Exams (Part 1)

Many find the Humanities to be very tough subjects to study for at “O” levels, mainly due to the sheer number of facts needed to be memorized and applied throughout the syllabus. Here are 5 pro-tips in the next few posts that may work wonders for you in approaching Humanities with distinction in mind! Read more “The ‘O’ Level Series: Pro-tips for Humanities Exams (Part 1)”

The Integrated Programme (IP) (Part 2)

For most students, I think the biggest ‘perk’ of the IP is the absence of ‘O’ levels. Schools offering IP will use the time freed up from preparing for the ‘O’ levels to provide greater breadth in the academic and non-academic curriculum. This fast track programme prepares you for ‘A’ Levels examination by introducing students to higher level topics to set a strong academic foundation. The hope is that this will make JC life easier to cope with. Read more “The Integrated Programme (IP) (Part 2)”