Singapore Education News April 2014

Singapore education minister shares 4 principles on ICT use in education
FutureGov Magazine
The Ministry of Education in Singapore is now preparing for the fourth Education Master Plan. According to Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education, …
Despite criticisms, education system delivers, says PM Lee
SINGAPORE — Although the education system here has often been criticised, it is essentially a good system that has delivered good results, said …
Oman, Singapore sign MoU for cooperation in education
Times of Oman
The Ministry of Education hopes through this MoU to cooperate in the future with the National Institute of Education in Singapore for teacher training, …
Teachers urged to innovate to bring out the best in students
Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: Education Minister Heng Swee Keat has said that whether innovation in education is successful depends on whether a child is able to …
S’pore will raise quality of all schools: PM Lee
Channel News Asia
Be it special needs or neighbourhood schools, tertiary institutions or those for special talents — Singapore will raise the quality of every educational …
Huge response for UniSIM degrees in arts, sports and music education
SINGAPORE — More than 250 applications have been received for SIM … music and sports education, surpassing the number of places available.
Masagos Zulkifli meets Omani ministers in Muscat
Channel News Asia
A statement from Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said they … collaboration in education on teacher training and assessment systems.
Bridge students’ digital interests to school learning: Heng Swee Keat
Channel News Asia
Minister for Education Heng Swee Keat made this point on Wednesday as he … by the Ministry of Education and Academy of Principals, Singapore.
Universities need to offer ideas with ‘great impact’
SINGAPORE — Senior Minister of State (Education and Law) Indranee Rajah yesterday threw down the gauntlet to Singapore universities to come up …
Jurong library sets up children’s corner to encourage early reading
Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information and Ministry of Education, Ms Sim Ann with her youngest child, at the Early Literacy …