Education in SingaporE
Among the key strengths o the Singaporeeducation system are our bilingual policy, emphasison broad-based and holistic learning, ocus onteacher quality and integration o inormationand communication technologies (ICT) into theclassroom. We also believe that our schools shouldwork closely with parents and the community.
Bilingualism is a key eature o Singapore’s educationsystem. The bilingual language policy is intended toequip our students with the language competenciesto access both eastern and western cultures, and todevelop a global outlook. These strengths will givestudents a distinct competitive edge, helping themto relate with people rom dierent backgrounds,and to adapt and thrive in a globalised world.All students learn the English language andan ocial Mother Tongue language. English isthe main medium o instruction in school.
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Our schools provide a rich diversity o experiencesto help students grow holistically. Apart rom theacademic curriculum, our students can developthemselves in music, arts and sports throughco-curricular programmes. Participation incommunity service is part and parcel o schoollie. These help nurture in students qualities suchas creativity, condence and perseverance – lieskills essential in a rapidly changing world.
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Teachers and school leaders orm the cornerstoneo Singapore’s education system. We aim to nurtureand motivate our teachers to achieve their best,taking into account their aspirations and interests.Our teachers receive comprehensive pre-teacher training at the National Institute o Education (NIE) and have many opportunitiesor continual development to build up theircapabilities as teaching proessionals.
We are constantly working to enrich andtransorm the learning environments o ourstudents and to equip them with the criticalcompetencies to succeed in a knowledgeeconomy. A key thrust is the integration o ICTinto lessons to enhance students’ learning.Additional unding and resources enable schoolsto seed innovative teaching methods. A groupo ‘uture schools’ are partnering industryplayers to use state-o-the-art technology topilot new teaching and learning experiences.
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We value parents’ involvement in, and supportor, school programmes, and actively encourageparents and the community to work togetherwith schools to help our children learn better.