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Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) scoring to change from 2021

From 2021, students taking their Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) will be scored with Achievement Levels (ALs) of 1 to 8 in each of their four subjects. The sum of these ALs will make up students’ final scores, which will now be called the PSLE Score. The Ministry of Education (MOE) first announced this changes in Parliament in April, with …

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Work discrimination in teaching service

Letter by a teacher who wish to be anonymous I am finally writing this – regarding my traumatic experience of work discrimination due to pregnancy. In 2002, I joined the Ministry of Education (MOE) as a teacher. In 2003, I was overjoyed to be pregnant after just getting married (married by the end of 2002). Unfortunately, 2003 wasn’t a good year. SARS, …

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Not all in bottom 20% income group eligible for MOE’s financial assistance plan

By pay.sgcharts.com Not all households in the bottom 20% income group are eligible for MOE’s financial assistance plan for needy Singaporeans. In the recent post on Ministry of Education’s facebook fanpage, it shared a financial assistance plan which needy Singaporean students could apply for if they are studying in government and government-aided schools. The eligibility criteria for the financial assistance plan is: Gross …

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FOTF “relationship programme” will “cease by end-2014”: MOE

The controversial “relationship programme” run by the charity organisation, Focus on the Family (FOTF), will “cease its run by end-2014”, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Wednesday. FOTF is the external vendor approved by the MOE to run sexuality education workshops in schools. The MOE was responding to media queries on the “Uncomplicated” workshop at Hwa Chong Institution which …

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Miracle education system? Solve all woes?

Students are well-educated, employable, with a sense of social responsibility, and their principals and teachers are proud of what they are doing. This system is helping to produce a competent, creative people, who are literate and well-socialised. It is also grooming leaders of tomorrow. Straits Times, on what PM Lee said about S’pore’s education system

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