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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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.
  5. 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 — ...
  6. o level results file

    O-Level results to be released on Jan 14

  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 ...
  8. ong ye kung file

    'Over-reliant on this security blanket': Ong Ye Kung addresses exam reduction concerns

    Speaking at a conference on Wednesday (Oct 3), Mr Ong said he was relieved that there was "no negative uproar" to the changes, which were ...
  9. PSLE

    Commentary: A hyper-competitive culture is breeding severe test anxiety among many students

    The cases one clinical psychologist has seen suggests the idea that academic achievement is a necessary ingredient to obtain lifelong success can ...
  10. primary school students first day of school 2018 (2)

    More time for 'meaningful things': Teachers, principals welcome reduction in school assessments

    Teachers and principals Channel NewsAsia spoke to welcome the reduction of exams in primary and secondary schools from next year. But some ...