Tag: Ministry of education

Mixed responses from public on MOE’s ‘ring-fence’ approach in controlling Covid-19 among schools

Singapore – Education Minister Ong Ye Kung disclosed that they would be applying a "ring-fence" approach by putting Covid-19 confirmed cases on leave of...

How Covid-19 has spotlighted the “digital outcasts” in Singapore

In a commentary written for CNA, Anthea Ong shared her views on the ongoing issues Singapore is facing in this new digital age. She said...

“We cannot make attending school voluntary”: Ong Ye Kung to parents

Singapore -- Education Minister Ong Ye Kung has responded to concerns raised by parents on the gradual process of reopening schools as the country...

Parents to Ong Ye Kung: Keep home-based learning or have classes daily

Singapore -- The Government announced on Tuesday the lifting, in three phases from June 2, of circuit breaker measures including those for the education...

Ong Ye Kung: HBL will not be extended and June holidays will be brought...

SINGAPORE—Education Minister Ong Ye Kung announced on Facebook that the June school holidays will be moved up to begin on May 4, covering the...

Teacher makes innovative use of toy bricks for home-based learning

A Singapore teacher has been praised for rising to the challenge of teaching from home following the temporary closure of schools under circuit breaker...

Home-based learning: Parents struggle with laptops, uniforms and more

Singapore -- As part of enhanced measures against the spread of Covid-19, the Ministry of Education started home-based learning (HBL) from Wednesday (April 8). According to...

MOE and MSF: Mandatory leave of absence for pre-school and primary students who live...

SINGAPORE—On Tuesday (Mar 24), authorities have announced that all pre-school and primary school students will be placed on a mandatory 14-day leave of absence...

COVID-19 outbreak: Petition to close schools in Singapore garners 7,700 signatures to date

SINGAPORE—The second term of school in Singapore opened on Monday (Mar 23), much to the dismay of many parents who are extremely worried about...

Schools in S’pore are reopening on March 23 and Ong Ye Kung explains why

Singapore – Minister for Education, Ong Ye Kung, took to Facebook to explain why schools are reopening on Monday (Mar 23), stating three points...
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