Singapore Education News

PSLE tweaks will come but as part of broader changes to education system: Heng
Straits Times
SINGAPORE – Changes being made to the Primary School Leaving … be done in the light of the broader changes to Singapore’s education system, …
SMU to broaden learning for freshmen
Straits Times
Freshmen entering the Singapore Management University (SMU) in August next year will go through a revamped syllabus, in the university’s bid to …
MOE to focus on tertiary, secondary education before turning to PSLE
Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: With the Character and Citizenship Education syllabus being rolled out in all schools, the Ministry of Education (MOE) will tilt its focus …

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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 …

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 …

JC Results Release


Posting Results For The 2014 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) and Joint Polytechnic Special Admissions Exercise (JPSAE)

1The Ministry of Education (MOE) will release the posting results for the 2014 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) and the Joint Polytechnic Special Admissions Exercise (JPSAE) on Wednesday, 5 February 2014, at 8.00 am.Applicants can obtain their posting results via the following channels:


  • The JAE-Internet System (JAE-IS) is accessible through the JAE website at; and
  • Short Messaging System (SMS) text messages sent to the mobile phone number provided by the applicant during registration.


4Applicants posted to a Junior College (JC) or the Millennia Institute (MI) should report to these institutions on Thursday, 6 February 2014, at 7.30 am. Applicants posted to a Polytechnic or Institute of Technical Education (ITE) course will receive further instructions via an enrolment package from the respective institutions by mail.


6Applicants who wish to appeal for a transfer to another JC or the MI should approach the institution of their choice directly.