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IB vs A’ Levels – Which one is better?

IB is short for International Baccalaureate. It is a high quality international education program, and its certificate is recognized by top universities worldwide. A’ Levels has been the standard examination students in Junior College go through in Singapore. Recent years, some schools started to offer the IB exams instead of A’ Levels, leading to the question among students in those schools of whether to take on the A’ Levels exams ...
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Find the Right Tutor for A’ Levels Math Tuition

Why A’ Levels Math Tuition Many students are struggling with A’ Levels Math, both H1 and H2. If you are struggling, you are definitely not alone. One of the reasons is because A’ Levels Math is quite a huge jump from Secondary School Math. Another reason is the “honeymoon period” that most JC students believe they are in. While they are still basking in their fun-filled activities and exciting new ...
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The Case for the phasing out of Secondary Schools Streaming by 2024

It’s in the news. The Minister for Education, Mr Ong Ye Kung, detailed in Parliament on 5 Mar 2019 on nationwide plans to phase out Streaming for Secondary Schools. This came after observations of positive outcomes from practices of 2 pioneering Secondary schools – Boon Lay Secondary School and Edgefield Secondary School. Boon Lay Secondary School placed students from the same Co-Curriculum Activities (CCA) in the same class, rather than ...
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What Makes a Good Math & Science Tutor

Does an expensive tutor always equate to a good tutor? How does one know what should come with a good tutor who produces results? A good English tutor may not necessarily make a good Math tutor and vice versa. Here, we discuss what makes a good Math & Science tutor, since these 2 subjects usually come together in the tuition industry. It makes sense because they belong to the same ...
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A Comprehensive Guide to Prepare Your Child for Primary 1 in 2019 (The last-minute Parent’s Cheat Sheet)

The holidays season is almost coming to an end, and in the blink of an eye we will hit 2019. For some parents, this comes with more jitters as your child enters a new milestone – Primary 1. Is your child adequately prepared for Primary 1? Can your child thrive in the new environment? Here’s a good checklist with recommended preparation action plans for your reference. Socio-Emotional Readiness The ability ...
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How to Get Optimal Results Out of Tuition

Are you paying a lot of money on private tuition? Are you getting results out of the hours you put in for your tuition? If not, are you getting blamed for not progressing in your studies? Does your tutor like to guilt-trip you into believing it’s your fault and not his for not making much progress in your grades? Maybe, you have been trying very hard and feeling as helpless ...
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