Father-and-child bonding activities are gaining popularity in schools with more schools signing up for father-child workshops at the Centre for Fathering.
Parents acknowledge that their desire for their kids to have a good future may be the main cause of the cycle of stress
Youths in Singapore will go through great lengths to present a positive virtual self on social media.
When Muhammad Suhail Salimudeen collected his results slip yesterday, close friend Muhammad Zaydh Mohamed Ghazzali, was right next to him.
While many of her peers concentrated on studying for the O-levels last year, Esther Poh juggled school and part-time work as an order taker at a McDonald's drive-through in Boon Lay.
Anxious students and their hopeful parents quietly filed into Edgefield Secondary School's hall yesterday afternoon, where its pioneer batch of students received their O-level examination results.
More than 30,000 students took the O-level examinations last year and received their results on Jan 12, 2015. Several options lie before many of these young hopefuls: polytechnics, junior colleges, Institutes of Technical Education and private colleges.
Given the oft-heard lament of Singaporean parents and students alike over heavy school workloads, it comes as no surprise that 15-year-olds here rank third globally in the amount of time spent on homework. With
ST reader Angela Lcl writes her view on students with dyslexia needing a different pathway, instead of being lumped with others in mainstream schools.
Parents of pupils from two schools were left fretting over their children's transport arrangements, after the schools' contracts with a bus operator soured.
While most students put on their uniforms and attended the first school day of the year yesterday, some got to enjoy an extra day of holiday.
A special, commemorative issue of the weekly magazine for secondary school students, the Jubilee edition was distributed to schools nationwide on Friday, as was its primary school counterpart, Little Red Dot.
Talk to your child about what is ahead - the longer school hours, class size and what to do during recess.
Teachers ensure that the newcomers are guided to the correct locations at dismissal.
Pupils are taught they can approach their form teacher or co-form teacher for help.
SundayLife! talks to parents who are preparing their six-year-olds for Primary 1 next year.
Parents soak in tips to ease Primary 1 blues: How can I help my child if he is too shy to ask for permission to go to the toilet during classes?
Mrs Jenny Yeo, retired Principal of South View Primary School, shares a few tips on how parents can help to ease the transition.
He also urged principals to share ideas and resources with other schools, instead of competing with each other.
More than 800 retired educators work regular hours, another 900 on more flexible times
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