Foo Jia-En


New Syllabus: MOE Wants Children to Gain 21st Century Skills

SINGAPORE, April 2 2015 – Known for its reliance on rote-learning and written examinations, the Singaporean education system is now moving towards preparing students for the 21st century workforce. The Ministry of Education (MOE) has long been accused...
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GCE ‘A’ Level Results: How Can I Help My Child?

Dear parents, Your child will be receiving their GCE ‘A’ Level results on Monday, 2 March. Yes, of course it’s natural to worry about their grades. Every parent wants their child to do well in life, and this sometimes means they’ll need to score...
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Staying Healthy This CNY: Watch Those Calories!

How Do I Stay Healthy During Chinese New Year? One of the best parts of about Chinese New Year is the great food and company you only get to see once a year (and also the fact you only need to see certain people once a year too, amirite?) But like some...
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Top 6 CNY Foods You Should Be Eating This Year

Do you really know what you're eating? Find out more about the history behind popular Chinese New Year food items like yu sheng, bak kwa and impress your relatives with your knowledge with this handy infographic! Yu sheng (鱼生) What is it? Fish...
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3 Things To Do With Your Kids This Chinese New Year

Every year, most of us celebrate the Lunar New Year, or as it’s more commonly called, the Chinese New Year. For the Chinese, this day marks the start of more than 2 weeks of feasting, reunions, and of course, collecting ang baos (or red packets) filled...
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2015 Private Tuition Rates in Singapore

If you’re an avid follower of local news, the fact that Singapore’s private tuition industry is now worth $1 billion is not new to you. Check out the table below: Average tuition rates per hour, based on tutor's qualifications & standard taught...
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‘O’ Level Results 2015: The Ultimate Guide

Have a look at our updated 2016 'O' Level results guide for more new tips! So, the GCE ‘O’ level 2015 results are coming out on Monday, 12 Jan 2015 at 2pm. At this point, a lot of you are probably biting your nails, worrying about whether you’re...
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Arts Schools Versus Polytechnics: What’s The Difference?

With Singapore’s budding arts industry, it’s strange that there isn’t more information on the selection of arts diploma courses available after the ‘O’ Levels. More and more students are looking at arts schools as a plausible choice to study...
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Quick Guide to Post-Secondary Arts Schools

To find out more about arts schools, check out our article on Why You Should Choose Arts Schools After 'O' Levels. If you've just gotten your 'O' level results and don't know what to do, check out our JAE Exercise for Dummies article! We have compiled...
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Why You Should Choose Arts Schools After ‘O’ Levels

So your GCE ‘O’ Level results will be released soon. Right now, you’re probably thinking about the future, and puzzling over possible career options. What do you want to do next? What kind of job are you interested in having after you graduate?...
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