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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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MOE’s Exams Changes 2019 and the Tuition Landscape in Singapore

MOE’s Exams Changes 2019 In Sep 2018, MOE announced changes in its school exams system. There will be no exams at all for Primary 1 and Primary 2 students. For Primary 3, Primary 5, Secondary 1 and Secondary 3 students, there will be no mid-year exams. Report books will not show students’ ranking, both in class and level. With such a move, Education Minister, Mr Ong Ye Kun, aims to ...
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How to Overcome Anxiety in School

Anxiety is a very common feeling in school, more common than most of us want to admit. This is especially so for teenagers. Teenagers are at this awkward and sensitive season of self-discovery. It seems that everything matters too much – more than one can emotionally bear. It is not surprising that every teenager experiences some form of anxiety in any social setting – especially in school. Not to mention ...
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Integrated Programme – Go or no go?

Integrated Programme (IP) is an initiative by Ministry of Education (MOE) in 2004 to provide high-performing PSLE graduates with a stretched curriculum in Secondary School, and then promoting them directly to a partner Junior College for A’ Levels examinations without having to go through O’ Levels. If your child is offered the IP route, it means that his PSLE results is in the top 10 percent in Singapore. Your child ...
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