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  1. O level results

    Commentary: Junior college or polytechnic after O-Levels – does it matter?

    It may be a daunting decision to make, but the answer is in knowing what suits you best, says June Yong.
  2. secondary school students Singapore

    Commentary: The fear of failure cannot help Singapore reach our best

    Singapore comes in second on the OECD PISA rankings but are we missing the forest for the trees in our fixation on such metrics? Crystal Lim-Lange ...
  3. Woman answering and talking on a smartphone

    Commentary: We have totally undervalued late bloomers

    On the back of the release of PSLE results this week, it's time to question this concept of learning as a race against time, says mum June Yong.
  4. China primary school students (1)

    Commentary: Here’s what’s wrong with a homework curfew

    News of the Chinese government imposing a curfew on schoolchildren doing homework suggest disturbing, deep-seated issues which have parallels in ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Students attend a lecture in an auditorium of a university in Munich

    Commentary: Where is the line between getting help on a school assignment and cheating?

    Students and teachers have different ideas of what construes academic misconduct, says Victoria University's Peter Hurley.
  6. SEAB 2

    The Big Read: With mid-year exams scrapped, students rediscover joy of learning — yet old habits die hard

    Some parents say the removal of mid-year exams has no bearing on their children’s learning at home. Others, however, say it makes a difference — ...
  7. Student studying for a test.

    Commentary: Unprepared for that exam? Cramming won’t help

    But if all you want to do is retain the information until tomorrow, cramming might help. But you will have forgotten it in a week, says one ...