It is apparent that technology is increasingly being incorporated and utilised in education. To date, nearly all schools probably have their own websites on which they share information about what they offer and also disseminate any timely notices
It all started with the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Singapore on the 23rd of January 2020. Ever since then, the number of confirmed cases, albeit imported ones, have steadily climbed up. The real worry kicked in the start of February when cases originating from local transmission were reported and some had no clear origin despite efforts undergone to conduct meticulous contact tracing.
Chemistry is arguably one of the most difficult subjects to excel in school, regardless it is on the N, O, A, IGCSE, or IB level. However, scoring well for Chemistry could open up many prestigious University course options – such as Dentistry, Medicine, Chemical Engineering, and Pharmacy – for the students!
Recently, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced that the well-known June holidays would be pulled forward to 5 May 2020. Due to the extension of the Circuit Breaker period till 1 June 2020 which means a prolonged period of full Home-Based Learning (HBL) for educators, students, and parents to adapt to, the main motive of the change was to provide everyone with a much-needed early break from the understandably-exhausting adjustments that have to be made.
To understand the significance of Chemistry, we need to look at what it can be used for. Chemistry enables us to understand how our world works the way it does. It is also dubbed the “Central Science”, because it is capable of connecting other sciences with each other, such as Biology and Physics.
To many students, Social Studies is a subject entirely new to them, because they have never taken any similar subjects before, or have been exposed to such a subject before. To most of them, they might feel like a fish out of water, because they are unable to understand the method of scoring for such a subject especially when there are no formulas or fixed templates to apply.
Out of the sciences, Biology is probably the one that we can all relate to, and find most applicable, because it has to do with our body, nature and life around us. In that regard, Biology is beautiful; we get to learn how we are made…
The Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) is a national school event, organised by the Ministry of Education, which comprises the SYF Art Exhibition and the SYF Arts Presentation.