Daily Archives: 2017-07-30

Dyslexia Association of Singapore launches book to commemorate 25th anniversary

The Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) is launching “Clearly Different: Dyscovering the Differences”, a book to commemorate the association’s 25th Anniversary. The book chronicles DAS’ incredible journey from having just 12 students in its first learning centre, to helping thousands of children with dyslexia overcome their learning difference and changing mindsets about dyslexia in Singapore. From its humble beginnings in 1991, …

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The inversion of feedback in university

By Eugene Lim Report books were fascinating at a younger age. Whether you were struggling or soaring, the numbers mattered as a symbol of pride and a validation of one’s infant identity. I took relish in gradually climbing up the overall school rankings from Pri 2 to Pri 6. Yet despite my love for numbers, my favourite part of opening …

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Should the government fund the arts?

by Aloysius Chia Some comments arose recently that said that the government should not fund the arts, and that preferably, funding for the arts should be eliminated given how governments get the flak whether it funds or does not fund particular art works with an ideological or subjective bent. This piece argues for why the government should fund the arts. …

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