SG Education News: Even Saudis are learning Singapore way of Teaching

Saudis learning the Singapore way of teaching
Straits Times
Since last October, the National Institute of Education (NIE) has taken leadership trainers from the kingdom under its wing, training them in curriculum …
All 300 places at The Straits Times’ first education forum this Sunday taken up
Straits Times
Mr David Hoe, an undergraduate at the National University of Singapore (NUS), is one of the speakers at the inaugural The Straits Times Education …
Singapore Plows Ahead of US With Tech in Schools
In the late 1990s, the Singapore Ministry of Education unveiled its master plan for technology. The first phase was spent building up infrastructure and …
Govt mulls more recognition for NSmen in housing, health, education
Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: More recognition could be given to National Servicemen (NSmen) in areas such as housing, healthcare and education. Defence …
Singapore to beef up nuclear technology expertise
Channel News Asia
Singapore is beefing up its nuclear technology expertise with a newly-announced programme. The 10-year Nuclear Safety Research and Education …
Many turn up at E Plus International Education fair
The Hindu
The aspirants evinced keen interest in countries like Holland, Singapore, New … Official boards of all the countries presented seminars on education …
AWARE’s pushback on more benefits for NSmen ignites debate
SINGAPORE — The Government’s plan to enhance housing, healthcare and education benefits for operationally ready national servicemen has …

Singapore Education Top News (20 April)

MOE officers recognised for providing holistic education experience
Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: A total of 7,103 Ministry of Education (MOE) officers were promoted this year, with some recognised for their contributions at a promotion …
Parents should start saving up early for kids’ education
Channel News Asia
Nearly all Singaporean parents want their children to get a university education — that is what a recent survey “The Value of Education: Springboard …
Education in Singapore: When Number 1 is not enough
Asian Correspondent
Singapore students pass PISA tests with flying colors, but critics say ‘so what?’, writes Zach Isaiah Chia. “Who says Singaporean’s are rote learners?
Singapore to train 3000 Saudi school principals
Arab News
Singapore’s National Institute of Education (NIE) will train 3,000 Saudi school principals over the next few years, Singapore’s Ambassador Lawrence …
CET campuses in full operation by second half of 2014
Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: The two national Continuing Education and Training (CET) campuses will be fully operational by the second half of this year, where they …
New school-to-work transition programme to help special needs students
Channel News Asia
This was announced by Education Minister Heng Swee Keat at the official … Students attend a class at a special education school in Singapore.
Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism supports 5 more projects
Channel News Asia
The Ministry of Education (MOE) said the fund is sponsoring another five … Brainchild Pictures, YMCA of Singapore, and Saintly Education Centre.
Boy who exposed- and fought- the education monster
The Independent Singapore News
He is Singapore’s role model. He is the boy who fought his way from Normal (Technical) Stream to a place at the National University of Singapore …
GBSN & INSEAD organize Edu Technology Summit in Singapore
Eminent leaders in business education and industry participated at INSEAD’s Asia campus in Singapore on April 6, 2014 to participate in a summit on …
A lesson learnt from Singapore
The Australian (blog)
Education authorities should be encouraged that the national executive of the Australian Primary Principals Association was impressed after a briefing …