• Q13: The biggest worry for the future of education in Singapore (SUSS Ministerial Forum 2019)
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    Q13: The biggest worry for the future of education in Singapore (SUSS Ministerial Forum 2019)

    I think the biggest challenge we have – I don’t say worry, but the biggest challenge we have – is to make our education fit for purpose for continuing education. Because for pre-employment education – in schools, in polys, in universities, in ITEs – before you go to work, I think we know what to do, and you will have to bring it up date and change our courses and improve the teaching and so on – we can do that. But to make a system which will be effective for continuing education – adults, Generation X and even older than Generation X. If Generation X say they cannot remember so…

  • Q5: On the Singapore education system vs. others (SUSS Ministerial Forum 2019)
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    Q5: On the Singapore education system vs. others (SUSS Ministerial Forum 2019)

    I think parents pay a lot of attention to this, they can probably cool and chill a little bit. Students maybe can also cool and chill a little bit. But I would say by and large, our education system does a good job of making sure that many of the students learn important skills and master them well. Whether it is in the schools, you are talking about English, Maths, Science and other subjects, whether it is in the universities. We are looking for a more focused education. Our students may not be the rowdiest in class. I don’t know what the five-year old you met did, which impressed you,…

  • Q18: PM Lee: My aspirations for the future of education in Singapore (SUSS Ministerial Forum 2019)
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    Q18: PM Lee: My aspirations for the future of education in Singapore (SUSS Ministerial Forum 2019)

    The shifts in PSLE scoring and the multiple pathways in higher education, what do I hope for? I hope we will produce students who are rigorously educated, who are good at what they are doing, and who are passionate and want to keep on learning. And at the same time, are good Singaporean citizens. There is no final best education system. Every education system has got pluses and minuses, and you keep on tweaking, adjusting, improving, then you watch what happens and you have to make further adjustments. And so eventually, hopefully we make progress. But in Singapore, I think by and large, we have got our education system working.…

  • Nathan Fregona talks about his Inter-campus Mobility Program Experience
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    Nathan Fregona talks about his Inter-campus Mobility Program Experience

    Hi, I’m Nathan from Queensland, Australia. Moving here from a country town in rural Queensland, Singapore is a vibrant city with so much to see and do! Singapore, being one of the four “Asian tigers”, is a significant economic and business hub for not just Asia, but the world. Singapore has so much culture – there’s so much to see and do here. Behind every street, every alleyway, there’s Chinese food, Indian food, Malay food, Western food – anything you can think of. It’s weird! It tastes like it should be meat but it also kinda feels like rotting feet or something. Being able to conveniently study business here through…

  • Finland’s Revolutionary Education System
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    Finland’s Revolutionary Education System

    that phil is educational system yes so so fascinating so about three decades ago at fill-in uh… has educational system that’s doing terribly and eight local running okay what do we do about straight we are revamp the whole thing and they decide for whatever reason you know uh… that the republicans here would call them you know no good social susah but there were a focus on equality what kind of that’s crazy that about and it’s not a quality results that because they didn’t even uh… do testing on doing testing until age of sixty so no standardized testing sir equality of opportunity stay said no matter if…

  • International students ride the Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park
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    International students ride the Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park

    Hi Im Ernesto. Hi Im Mark, and I’m Kal. We are studying Sports Science at UWA, and it’s a beautiful day here in Perth, and we are here at the ‘Goat Farm mountain bike park’, and we’re going to do a bit of riding. Yep, so lets go. Yep, we are here at the ‘Goat Farm mountain bike park’, just doing a bit of riding at the skills park section of the park. We came to watch a local downhill mountain bike race, and it was really fun. Yeah and I’m showing these boys how it should be done. I like Perth because it’s nice and clean, and there’s heaps…

  • Living and working in Singapore – expats guide to moving to Singapore
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    Living and working in Singapore – expats guide to moving to Singapore

    The expats guide to moving to Singapore People from all around the world move to this beautiful bustling cosmopolitan tropical nation of Singapore Sometimes called the Lion City the city state of Singapore ranks at the very top worldwide in studies measuring stability opportunity prosperity and quality of life Despite its small land area of less than 700 square kilometers Singapore is a modern thriving city-state of 5 million people Boasting one of the world’s most advanced economies efficient transportation networks and a tolerant mix of cultures religions and ethnic backgrounds Singapore is known is one of the most cosmopolitan places to live and work It is consistently rated in…

  • GOOD STUDENTS vs BAD STUDENTS
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    GOOD STUDENTS vs BAD STUDENTS

    Class, stand. Good morning Mr. Muthu Raja. Okay sit. BAD STUDENTS: GREETINGS Alright. Where’s the other half of the class? Hey, Mr. Muthu Raja. Nippon Paint. Selfie. Can you help me throw this? GOOD STUDENTS: PAYING ATTENTION Okay class. Today, I’m gonna explain this new formula PE equals N1S. Alright, now I’m gonna expand the PE equals N1S. P is for penetration. E is for elevation. N is for knowledge. BAD STUDENTS: PAYING ATTENTION So penetration is in and out. Elevation is… And knowledge is in your brain. And one… Cristiano Ronaldo. Let’s try Denise. Okay. GOOD STUDENTS: GETTING TO CLASS Oh, why does class always have to be on…

  • 10 Best Places to Live and Work in the World | 4K
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    10 Best Places to Live and Work in the World | 4K

    10 Best Places to Live and Work. Long gone are the days when people spent most of their lives living and earning at one place. People today look for new environment, better work opportunities and chance to experience different world cities. There are numerous places to choose from and that itself makes the task daunting. The major considerations are the quality of life, safety, job opportunities, salary structures, and raising children abroad. Let us take a look at some of the best expat destinations worldwide. The places those are best in terms of economics, job market, safety, and childcare. 10: Hong Kong. A perfect example of ‘East meets West’, this…

  • Singapore’s 21st-Century Teaching Strategies (Education Everywhere Series)
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    Singapore’s 21st-Century Teaching Strategies (Education Everywhere Series)

    >>Adrian: I think it is important to make school fun. And when school is fun, you don’t get kids waking up in the morning and saying, “Do I have to come to school again?” So we embrace technology, because it helps us make learning more engaging. I believe that when kids are engaged, when kids are interested, that’s where learning takes place. Ho: The kids are really from a very different world now. And really to reach out to the kids, you need to be savvy with technology. If you are not savvy with technology, you’re going to lose the kids in the school.>>Teacher: What you want to do right…