Tag: Ministry of education

Mum whose son came home with cane marks files police report against school

Singapore—Claire Kang filed a police report on September 3, Tuesday, after her 12-year-old son came home with welts, reportedly from a caning administered by...

MOE announced 2020 school term dates and school holiday dates

SINGAPORE — On Tuesday (Aug. 13), the Ministry of Education (MOE) released the start and end dates for the 2020 school year for all...

Online petition urges MOE to change “overtly unfair” PSLE scoring system

Singapore — Concerned parents launched an online petition urging the Ministry of Education to reconsider the new scoring system of the Primary School Leaving...

Even kindergarten students are reporting school stress—will reforms in the educational system be enough?

Singapore — Doctors in Singapore are seeing stress in younger and younger children these days, even those who are in Kindergarten, according to one...

Ong Ye Kung: “O”-level syllabus now includes jazz, popular music and music in multimedia

Singapore – Music lovers, make some noise! Jazz, popular music and music multimedia have been included in the "O"-level music syllabus, says Education Minister...

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung on a 3-day visit to Indonesia

Ong Ye Kung, Singapore’s Education Minister, is in Indonesia from today, January 8 (Tuesday) through January 10 (Friday) for an official visit. Ong is...

School fees for independent schools to be lowered up to 50% for students from...

Singapore – At a principal’s appointment ceremony on Thursday (December 27), Education Minister Ong Ye Kung announced that starting April next year, children belonging...

Car crash into Marine Terrace Market stall, Beatty secondary school vice-principal sent to jail

Singapore – Last year, on December 9 at around 12:30 pm, the stall owners of a flower shop located at Marine Terrace Market were...

Woodgrove Secondary teacher on trial for allegedly pocketing $40,000 from pupils’ payments

Maslinda Zainal, the head of the English Department at Woodgrove Secondary School has been accused of two counts of criminal breach of trust for...

What would Goh Keng Swee do?

By Yudhishthra Nathan In attempting to envision a new consensus for public institutions and systems post-GE 2011, there has been a desire for reform of...