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Sunday, December 25, 2011

This flat is a tuition centre




ABOUT 30 children were present in the classroom, heads bent over books while listening intently to their tutor as she barked out her instructions.

A bespectacled woman, who appeared to be in her 40s, stood at the front of the class, teaching mathematics to the children.

There were about 10 tables in the classroom and the students were seated on stools - furiously writing down the answers to the woman's questions

But this was no ordinary tuition centre. It's in an eighth-storey HDB flat in Yishun.

The whole living room in the four-room unit had been transformed into a classroom.

There were no sofas or armchairs in the living room.

Instead, the space was filled with tables laid out in neat rows.

A few children were even seated in the kitchen, trying their best to follow the lesson.

Whiteboard

There was a whiteboard on the living room wall and high on another wall was a sign which said: "Ming Yuan Learning Centre".

The owner of the flat could be committing an offence by transforming it into a tuition centre.

Under HDB's Home Based Small Scale Business Scheme, home owners are permitted to conduct private tuition in their flats, but they can teach not more than three students at a time.

The flats cannot be used as tuition centres as they are meant for residential use.

HDB said yesterday that this is because a large number of students may cause noise or other form of nuisance to the neighbours when they move in and out of the flat while attending classes.

It added that cases of tuition centres operating from flats have been rare in the past three years.

It said that in 2008, there was an isolated case in Bishan where the flat owner converted the master bedroom into a "classroom" to conduct tuition classes of between eight and 10 students per class.

HDB warned the flat owner and he relocated his tuition centre to commercial premises.

As for the Yishun flat, HDB said it has made some discreet checks but it needs to conduct a more thorough investigation as its officers were unable to gain access to the unit.

HDB said that if the lessee is indeed using the flat as a tuition centre for more than three students at any one time, it will not hesitate to take enforcement action.

Posing as a parent interested in enrolling a child with the centre, this reporter checked out the flat last week.

Near the front door, facing the corridor, was a colourful display about the size of a dining table.

Certificates

Pasted on it were copies of certificates and testimonials, believed to be from the tutor's students.

The tutor, who is also the flat owner, said she teaches English, Mathematics and Science to primary school students.

"I teach all three subjects at $64 per student a month, about two hours per lesson, twice a week," she said.

"I don't teach just one subject - it's $64 for all three subjects."

While I was there, the woman spoke sternly to the students and even hollered at some of them for not listening to her instructions.

She had asked the students, who will be in Primary Four next year, to list the multiples of certain numbers as part of their lesson.

After about 30 minutes, she said it was time for me to leave. When asked about her qualifications, she snapped back: "I have a diploma in teaching."

As for whether she had received her training at the National Institute of Education, she replied that she is not a teacher

Asked where she had obtained her diploma, she said curtly: "If you want to try, you can try lor... If you don't trust me, then you don't come lor... It is as simple as that."

At the void deck of the block, one of her students, when approached, claimed that she canes students who misbehave.

The parent of another child was surprised when told of this, but said the learning centre offers one of the cheapest packages around and that it was "value for money".

Yesterday, TNP called the tutor and asked if she is aware that she could be in breach of HDB rules.

She said she is confident she is not. She said she is a single parent and has been conducting tuition for 19 years as she needs the money to support her son who has a mental problem.

The woman added: "My neighbours have never complained about my classes. In fact, they are very friendly with me."

A check with two tuition centres showed that her fees are much lower.

Mavis Tutorial Centre, which has 16 branches islandwide, charges up to $90 per subject per month for primary school students.

Its human resource manager, Ms Kelly Sim, said each weekly lesson lasts 90 minutes.

She added that the centre is transparent about the qualifications of its tutors.

Mr Max Tan, a tutor at True Learning Centre, said it charges up to $125 per subject per month for two-hour weekly classes.

Mr Tan, who used to head the Mathematics Department at Hwa Chong Institution, said: "Our tutors are all extremely qualified and their credentials are clearly stated on our website."

Need to register

Tuition centres are required to register with the Ministry of Education (MOE) as they operate as schools.

Tuition agencies do not have to be registered with the MOE, but have to be registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority.

They supply and deploy tutors to students.

Between January and July this year, the Consumers Association of Singapore (Case) received 11 complaints against tuition centres and private tutors, mypaper reported on July 7.

Nineteen such complaints were filed with Case last year, four more than in 2009

The New Paper | Thu Dec 22 2011

O-level model essays on death & sex?!






Teachers too harsh or students too soft?






'Kiasu' parents appeal to top schools






STUDY SECRETS OF TOP PSLE SCORER


Alex Tan topped last year’s PSLE with four A stars, a distinction in Higher Chinese and a stellar score of 282. An active er hu player in his school’s Chinese orchestra, he managed this academic feat despite intensive rehearsals for the Singapore Youth Festival 2010 Central Judging competition, and less than two hours of study every day. He tells Young Parents how he did it with just seven study habits.

1. TAKE NOTE
Summarise and consolidate what you have learnt by creating notes. Use multicoloured pens or highlighters to bring out the important points you have to know. Colour coding doesn’t just help to organise information, it makes dull content interesting, too. Making notes is Alex’s favourite study strategy. “I think the best part of studying is creating my own notes. It’s quite fun. I write my notes two months before PSLE and then use them for revision,” Alex remarks.

2. A IS NOT FOR ASSESSMENTS
Although his parents encouraged him to use assessment books sometimes, the top student isn’t a fan of them. “Assessments don’t cover a lot of things that are taught in school. They are good for learning the basic things but we should do more than that for revision,” he says. According to him, exams in schools are often tougher than the work in assessment books. That’s why pupils should focus on the practice papers teachers hand out and the past year papers from other schools.

3. IF YOU HATE IT, POST IT
Science is Alex’s Achilles heel. He says: “Science is my weakest subject. When I look at the textbook, I feel sian (bored).” But this didn’t hinder him from getting an A star for the subject. He marks important pages in his Science texts and files with post-it notes. The reason: Singling out the pages that really matter makes a thick text or file less overwhelming. It doesn’t feel like there is an endless amount of material to cover, so revision time feels shorter, too.

Read the February 2011 issue of Young Parents for the full story, and more expert advice and local tips to make you a better mum or dad.

Top PSLE pupil from Rulang Primary; 97.4% passes





Some 97 per cent of students who sat for their Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) this year have done well to move on to secondary schools.

He regrets wasting his second chance


HE WAS once demoted, but his school took a chance on him and promoted him to Primary 6 earlier this year.

Unfortunately, he didn't live up to his school's faith in him. He played truant and even broke the law.

As a result, he received an aggregate score of just 79 for his Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) last week.

Daniel (not his real name), 13, scored a Grade 4 in Foundation Malay, and an "ungraded" for Foundation English, Foundation Mathematics and Foundation Science.

We are not naming the boy to protect his identity.

He skipped school about once a week, spending his time playing in the void deck.

He also ran away from home in May and was caught stealing a bicycle at a void deck that same month.

He was supposed to be in court in September, but he ran away from home again and missed the appointment.

During the two weeks he was away from home, he also skipped school.

When the police found Daniel again, he was kept in remand at the Singapore Boys' Home for about a month.

It was during his stay there that he took his PSLE written exams.

Said Daniel: "They were very hard. There were many questions I didn't know, and I left them blank.

'No mood to study'
"At the Boys' Home, I wasn't in the mood to study."

In October, he pleaded guilty to theft and was placed on probation for 21 months.

He was also sent to live in a children's home for part of the probation period.

He said he regretted stealing the bicycle.

"It created so much trouble for me," said Daniel.

Referring to his results, he said: "I'm not stupid. I could have done better.

"If I didn't take the bicycle, I would not be in a children's home now."

While Daniel's parents are not active in his upbringing, his aunt, who used to take care of him, wasdevastated to learn that he had been sent to the Boys' Home.

She said: "I tried to teach him, but he didn't listen and ran away. I was so worried for him.

"I hope he has learnt his lesson."

With Daniel's grades, he qualifies to attend NorthLight School, a vocational school meant for students who have attempted the PSLE and are unable to make it to secondary school.

There, he can graduate with a certificate in electrical servicing, mechanical servicing, food and preparation, or retail operations.

Daniel told TNP his story hoping that other students will not follow in his footsteps.

He said: "I hope to do better in the future."

Queries to Daniel's school went unanswered.

But the home he is in is confident of rehabilitating him. Its deputy superintendent told TNP that Daniel will be tutored for his studies and the home will help him to turn over a new leaf.

The New Paper | Thu Dec 1 2011

He scores against all odds


HE WAS at home when the police found drugs under the mattress that he shared with his drug distributor dad and drug addict mum.

Muhammad Zulkarnaen Abdul Razak, who was in Primary 4 then, broke down in tears.

Both his parents are now in jail for drug-related offences.

You would expect a small boy with such giant odds stacked against him to do badly in school.

And for a time, he did.

While staying with his step-brother, whose care he was placed in, Zulkarnaen spent his days sleeping and playing.

But two things eventually jolted him to his senses - his poor grades in his Primary 4 exams and a visit to his mother in jail.

Said Zulkarnaen, now 12: "When I visited my mother in prison, she asked me to study hard so that I would be able to take care of her when she's released.

"I didn't want to let her down since she cared so much for me in the past."

And he did not.

Zulkarnaen, who is from Northland Primary School in Yishun, pulled through his Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) with an aggregate score of 159.

He scored a Grade 1 in Foundation Malay, Foundation Mathematics and Foundation Science, and a Grade 2 in Foundation English.

With his results, Zulkarnaen could choose to study either in the Normal (Academic) or the Normal (Technical) stream.

He has applied to the Normal Technical stream at Naval Base Secondary School.

His form teacher, Mr Ganesan Arumugan, 37, praised his achievement.

Said Mr Ganesan: "Zulkarnaen is very intelligent. He was just not focused."

Zulkarnaen's step-brother, Mr Abdul Rashid Rahim, 25, told The New Paper that their mother is in jail for five years, while his father is imprisoned for 10 years.

Their parents were arrested below the block of the family's five-room flat in Yishun in 2009, he said.

Recalled Zulkarnaen: "I was upstairs when the police came...I shared a bed with my parents, and they found drugs hidden under the mattress.

"I was so shocked, I ran to another room to cry.

"Before my mother was led away, she told me: 'Don't worry. I'll come back one day. Don't forget about me.'"

After his parents' arrest, Zulkarnaen was placed in Mr Abdul Rashid's care. The two share the same mother.

The former food stall helper, who is now unemployed, is married to a housewife and has two sons, aged three and one.

He said: "I used to work all day and found it hard to even spend time with my own children."

He said that he quit his job a few months back as it was too stressful.

"I'm not rich and can't afford tuition. I'm also not educated and can't help Zulkarnaen with his homework," added Mr Abdul Rashid.

So the boy was left largely to himself.

And for a while, he spent his free time sleeping and playing at home.

The turning point came only at the end of 2009, when he did poorly in his Primary 4 end-of-year exams and was placed in the Foundation stream.

Zulkarnaen said: "I woke up. I realised that my parents weren't around to take care of me any more.

"There was nobody to spoil me and I really had to help myself. It was then that I started doing my own homework properly

Wanted to please them

Zulkarnaen said he missed his parents, and after his visit to his mother in jail, he wanted to please them by doing better at school.

He also credits his turnaround to his form teacher.

Said Zulkarnaen: "Mr Ganesan would encourage me by buying me a McDonald's meal every time I achieved a perfect score for spelling.

"He also bought me pencils, pens, correction tape and a protractor so that I could use them in my studies."

And Zulkarnaen's hard work paid off.

He passed most of his subjects in Primary 5, and all of them in Primary 6.

He also won an award in June for topping the level in Foundation Malay.

He has not yet been able to visit his parents to tell them his results, but he said: "I'm very excited to let them know."

Mr Zaqy Mohamed, MP for Chua Chu Kang GRC, told TNP: "This is a young person who has overcome the odds. His story shows that we can't give up as a community. The opportunity is always there if we work hard for it.

"I'd be happy to garner support to ensure that he has the peace of mind to study despite his parent's absence."

Benson Ang | The New Paper | Sun Dec 4 2011


Mr Ganesan, who is also the school's head of pupil development, said he is proud of Zulkarnaen for picking himself up.

"I believe he can do even better in the future," he said.

National top Malay student in 2011 PSLE results


St Hilda Primary student, Natalia Nadila Muhd Nasir emerged as national top Malay student in 2011 PSLE results share her joy with her sister, Natasha Nabila who was top national student of 2007's PSLE.

Medical ambition


Another top student who shares Arif's aspiration to be a doctor is top Chinese student, Hannah Tan, 12.

The Raffles Girls' Primary pupil scored 281 in the PSLE, but was surprised as she did not do well in the preliminary exams.

She admitted to not always being the best pupil in class academically, as her classmates "are all very good in their studies", but credits her parents' support and encouragement for her excellent results.

Besides coaching her, they also engaged tutors for her in all four subjects - English, Chinese, Math and Science. Hannah said the pressure to do well and keep up with her classmates made her willing to spend hours at tuition classes.

Her teachers as well, were always ready to help, says Hannah, and gave them many extra lessons. And it seems Hannah's hard work has paid off.

On her ambition, Hannah says: "I hope to be a doctor, as I always hope to help people who are sick and in need and those who are poor and cannot afford to see a doctor."

The only daughter of an A*Star research scientist and Nanyang Polytechnic lecturer, Hannah has gained admission to Raffles Girls' Secondary School next year.

Lee Kuan Yew is this top scorer's inspiration


Muzammil Arif Din, 12, emerged the nation's second top-scoring pupil today after the release of the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) results at noon.

The Anglo-Chinese School (Primary) pupil also topped the school, with his PSLE score of 282, just one point behind Singapore's top scorer, Yasmin Yasmin Ziqin Bte Mohamed Yousoof from Rulang Primary.

The aspiring doctor credits his teachers and parents for his stellar results, but is a good example that burning the midnight oil is not always needed to produce good results.

In fact, Arif, as he prefers to be called, says having sufficient rest is "most important", for doing well in exams. He kept to his usual bed-time at 9pm every night, and even during the exam period, did not cut out play-time with his siblings, aged 8 and 5.

"I would like to become a politician in the future", said Arif, who has also read all of the former prime minister's memoirs.

Asked why he looks up to Mr Lee, Arif says it's because he does things "for the good of the nation, and not just because it is popular."

Arif will be entering Raffles Institution next year, but for now he is looking forward to a family trip to the US this Saturday, where his parents are taking him to Disneyland as a reward.

Anglo-Chinese School (Primary) produced two top students this year. Bjorn Kaijun Betzler, 12, is this year's top Eurasian pupil.


His father is a lawyer and his mother, a part-time accountant.

Besides wanting to heal the sick, the gifted education pupil also has a passion for politics and calls Mr Lee Kuan Yew his inspiration

Top PSLE pupil from Rulang Primary


Above: Singapore's top PSLE pupil this year, Yasmin (second from right), being congratulated by her friends.]

SINGAPORE - Anxious pupils and parents awaited the results of the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) results today, which were announced at 12pm.

The top PSLE pupil this year is Yasmin Ziqin Bte Mohamed Yousoof, 12, from Rulang Primary School. She scored 283 in the national exams, and is also the top Indian pupil of the cohort.

Yasmin was among 45,261 pupils who collected their results today. Of these, 97 per cent (44,106) are able to proceed to secondary schools.

62.9 per cent are eligible for the Express course, 23.1 per cent for the Normal (Academic) and 11.4 per cent for the Normal (Technical) course.

Eligible pupils may submit their secondary school applications online from 12pm today to 3pm on Nov 30 or to their primary schools directly between 9am and 3pm till Nov 30.

The Secondary One posting results will be released on Wednesday, December 21. Pupils are to report to the secondary schools they are posted to on Thursday, December 22 at 8.30 am.

Top PSLE pupil & Top Indian pupil
Name : Yasmin Ziqin Bte Mohamed Yousoof / F
School: Rulang Primary School

Other top pupils
Name :Muzammil Arif Din s/o Abdul Jabbar
School: Anglo-Chinese School (Primary)

Name :Hannah Tan Jia Hwee
Name :Hu Yunting, Grace
Name :Tan Hui Xian Cheryl
School: Raffles Girls' Primary School

Name :Natalia Nadila Bte Muhamad N
Name :Marcus Ooi Yixuan
Name :Soh Qian Ying
School: St. Hilda's Primary School

Name :Leia Teo Wen Hui
Name :Tang Zhen Yang
School: Kong Hwa School

Name :Wong Hui Ning, Avril
School: Radin Mas Primary School

Name :Tan Wei Jun
School: Nan Hua Primary School

Name :Deanna See Xuhui
School: Tao Nan School

Name :Lim Jia Ying
School: Ai Tong School

Name :Ashlea Ann Chia
School: CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls' School

Name :Yi Chongwen
School: Henry Park Primary School

Name :Nur Batrisyia Bte Abdul Wahid
School: Greenridge Primary School

Top Chinese pupil
Name :Hannah Tan Jia Hwee
Achool: Girls' Primary School

Top Malay pupil
Name:Natalia Nadila Bte Muhamad N
School :St. Hilda's Primary School

Schools with good progress in PSLE results (in alphabetical order)1.Ai Tong School
2.Anderson Primary School
3.Bukit View Primary School
4.Kheng Cheng School
5.Park View Primary School
6.White Sands Primary School

Edvantage | Thu Nov 24 2011

Is passing an examination enough?


IT WAS an interesting debate. The theme was what the ideal pass percentage for an examination needed to be? Should it be 40 per cent, 35 per cent or 33 per cent? I was waiting calmly for the varied responses. Finally I commented: "I just wonder whether I should accept 60 per cent of incompetence, 65 per cent or 67 per cent? I just don't know what are we trying to acknowledge?"

It is important to understand that the objective of a learning process is to acquire the relevant knowledge, competence and skills; not merely pass an examination on a specified rating scale.

Schools should focus on developing the necessary learning skills and facilitate the joyful pursuit of learning, rather than focusing on the requirements of the year-end examination.

Albert Einstein observed: "Education is what remains when one has forgotten what one has learned in the school." The process of learning is more important than the mere content learnt.

How do we collect information, how do we sift information, how do we enable information to become knowledge, how do we process knowledge for useful applications, how much of information or knowledge we store, how do we use knowledge as a life skill or a vocational skill? These are more important than merely remembering and recalling information and reproducing it at a given point of time.

For example, when one studies a travelogue it offers a lot of opportunities for understanding the socio-cultural environment of a place, its geographical assets, its economic prerogatives and the human relations. History helps us to evaluate events objectively in the relevant context and understand the social dynamics as well as human effort for survival and progress.

Literature and poetry offers an insight into human emotions, man's relationship with the inner and external nature, his urge to communicate and express; the diversity of human thoughts, the power of language and the power and fertility of imagination.

Science offers a powerful trigger to creativity and enables a learner to approach problems with an inquisitive and inquiring mind. It encourages logical thinking, problem solving and rational approach to analysis of information. Skills of observation, skills of organisation, and skills of coordination are empowered through the study of sciences. Each discipline of learning, be it art, sport or graphics helps in developing aptitudes towards the diversity of nature and human existence. Education has to help in celebrating this diversity.

The objective of learning, therefore, should address the expansion of human knowledge and skills. Reading habits take a prime place in the process of knowledge exploration.

While reading novels, stories and comics do help in acquisition of various learning inputs, it is important to take to some serious reading. Classical literature has a great role to play in shaping human thoughts and the process of inquiry. It also helps in understanding the relevance of values in human life systems and positioning them appropriately in one's life.

The process of education is not a mere process of acquisition of information, its reproduction and "passing" an examination. No doubt, examinations facilitate evaluation of the learning process to show where we are on a learning curve; however it must be understood that it is not the sole aim of education.

Education is a process of pursuit of excellence in whatever discipline we pursue. It should help us to acquire mastery in any discipline. Remember the words of Oscar Wilde: "Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."

G. Balasubramanian | tabla! | Fri Dec 16 2011

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Your guide to studying smart by Five Award-winning teachers


The O and A levels are around the corner.
Five award-winning teachers share tips to help you score in the exams.

1)BY MS ANGELA QUEK, 48, TAMPINES JUNIOR COLLEGE

The senior teacher, who teaches General Paper, has 23 years of teaching experience and won the Inspiring Teacher of English Award 2010.


Manage your time

Know how you study best

Do you study best doing one subject at a time? If so, arrange different days to cover different subjects.

Work backwards

Count how many days you are left with so you can plan your time well.

Develop a timetable

Take a 10-minute break for every hour of study to reduce fatigue, but remain focused on the subject at hand.

Be specific

Include the actual chapter of the subject that you are studying in your timetable. For example, write GP: Man & Environment instead of just GP.

Revise

Plan for two to three rounds of revision to reinforce your memory.

Consult

Approach your teacher when in doubt.

Reward

Allow yourself to watch your favourite TV show, but only if you have completed your work.

2.BY MR SYED FAISAL, 29, GREENDALE SECONDARY SCHOOL

Mr Syed, a History and Social Studies teacher, won the Outstanding Youth in Education Award 2011.


Boost for Memory

Reorganise Notes

Rewrite printed notes onto a separate piece of paper. This will help "work in" the information into your memory.

Go Graphic

Document your notes in a mindmap or a chart. It's easier to remember vivid images.

Keep it short

Use acronyms or mnemonics to help simplify long phases and sentences into simple and catchy phrases.

Get Familiar

Spend at least 30 minutes daily skimming through the content you have to memorise. And always revisit what you have learnt.

3)BY MISS LEOW HWEE FEN, 30, ANDERSON SECONDARY SCHOOL

Miss Leow is the Head of Department (Mathematics). She has eight years of teaching experience and won the Outstanding Youth in Education Award 2009


Improve your concentration

Eliminate distractions

Concentration becomes low if you're distracted. Stop trying to do too many things at once.

Overcome obstacles

Lack of interest and motivation, fatigue and the fear of failure may affect your focus. Learn to overcome them.

Pick a good study environment

Find a place where you will enjoy studying. Minimise distractions if possible.

Be positive

Develop will-power and self-discipline. Remember your purpose for studying and make a personal promise to achieve.

Control your thoughts

Don't be a victim of your own mind. Stay focused and prevent your mind from drifting away.

4)BY MR CHONG JACK SHENG, 37, WOODLANDS RING SECONDARY SCHOOL

The Head of Department (Character Development) teaches Science. He wont he President's Award for Teachers 2011.


Manage Stress

Set goals

Know where you're heading to after the exams. Motivate yourself with images of the new campus and the course you'll be taking.

Plan for success

You plan to fail if you fail to plan. Allow yourself to taste success as you carry out your revision plan for the day by setting achievable daily goals.

Chill Out

Take a walk or jog in the park for about 30 minutes after a few hours of revision. You'll find yourself refreshed to do more after the short break.

Personal Time

Read an inspirational book during this time. For those with faith in God, pray.

Family Time

Find support and strength in your loved ones. A note to parents: Give your fullest moral support to your children by being there for them.

Study with motivated friends

The support you get from discussions and sharing will make you feel better.

Speak to a trusted adult

Never feel shy about approaching your parents, siblings, relatives, a counsellor or your teacher in school. We're here to give you all the encouragement you need.

5)BY MR ABDUL NASSER, 46, MILLENNIA INSTITUTE The senior teacher with 16 years of experience, teaches Tamil Language and Literature. He won the Most Inspiring Tamil Teacher Award 2011.

Revise with your peers

Provide constructive feedback

Peer feedback allows group members to realise their strengths and weaknesses more easily.

Greater efficiency

Divide workload among peers. Notes and mindmaps are generated faster.

An extra push

When you're almost flat, having a peer to pick you up could be the best thing ever.

Be disciplined

To make sure your plan does not backfire, all members need to agree on maintaining self-discipline.

Clarify doubts

Sharing your questions with peers allows you to get answers much faster, but remember to consult a teacher when all of you are unsure.

Make use of technology

When done right, with Facebook and instant messaging, you can even revise with your peers online

Najib Siddik | The New Paper | Tue Oct 11 2011

NUS exam boo-boo upsets students


..Some 700 National University of Singapore (NUS) first-year undergraduates received a rude shock on Saturday in the exam hall.

They were told on the spot that the paper on managerial economics, which they were about to sit for, was cancelled as not enough question papers were printed.

An NUS spokesperson said the mess-up was due to a "human error", reported Today.

He added that the university is investigating the matter "to strengthen the processes to prevent this from happening again".

If things had gone as planned, there would have been 750 exam scripts printed for a class of 725, who were sitting for the mid-year test for the module "BSP 1005 Managerial Economics".

The lecturer-in-charge of the exam, who works in the banking industry, who was taking another class in the morning, only discovered at "about 2pm", the time of the exam, that they were short of 200 scripts, the spokesperson said.

"The lecturer-in-charge discussed with fellow colleagues on duty that day on the various available options. There was insufficient time to make additional copies as another test had been schedule in the same hall immediately after the state test.

"After considering all options, the lecturer-in-charge made the difficult decision of cancelling the test. The lecturer-in-charge then made the announcement to the students, took responsibility and apologised for the human error made, and followed up with an explanation email to all affected students," the spokesperson explained.

The mid-year test carries 30 per cent of the students' grades for the module. They will now be assessed based on other assignments.

A copy of the email was obtained by the same paper, in which the course coordinator said, "On behalf of the entire team, I am really sorry for today's fiasco. We fell short in the number of printed papers we had and we could not find a way to make this work."

The coordinator added that the situation was "completely unintended", and that the question paper will be made available to students who want to practice the questions and for discussion in tutorial classes.

An NUS undergraduate, who only wanted to be known as Tan, said, "I feel very frustrated and annoyed because I studied so hard for it and it got cancelled at the last minute.

"I'm also annoyed at how they called us down on a Saturday and did not send (us) the information in a professional manner."

..By Ewen Boey | Yahoo! Newsroom – Tue, Oct 4, 2011..

Tuition centre under investigation over misleading ad


A tuition centre which claimed its PSLE (Primary School Leaving Examination) revision class is taught by an examiner who had set the paper for this year's PSLE has come under scrutiny.

The advertisement for the tuition centre, which appeared in newspapers last month, was promoting its 'PSLE revision by this year's question setter'.

In the same advertisement, the centre, SuccessNat, claimed the 'O' level revision class would be conducted by 'teachers from the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB)'.


The advertisement aroused the suspicions of one parent, who wondered if the PSLE exam questions for this year would be 'leaked' during the class.

When she called the centre to find out more, she alleged the person in charge of the centre, a Mr Lim, 23, stated that he works at the SEAB.

According to the Shin Min Daily, this was what he told enquiring journalists in an earlier report.

He further claimed that he had a 'five-year contract' to set exam questions for the PSLE, and that the tutors he employed were last year's examiners who had set the exam questions.

However, two employees who were interviewed at the time said that they were not examiners.

'Advertisement was misleading'

When contacted by reporters from the Chinese daily, Mr Lim was apologetic and admitted that the advertisement was 'misleading'.

In defence of the statement made about the PSLE revision being conducted by 'this year's question-setter', he said that it did not mean a PSLE exam-setter, but a teacher who had set exams for his or her school.

He also said 'O level revision by SEAB teachers' was misconstrued. He claimed he meant that tutors will observe guidelines and regulations set by SEAB.

In reference to his claims that he is an employee of SEAB, Mr Lim admits the statement was false, and he does not have any 'contract' with the Board.

Mr Lim revealed that after the initial advertisement was put up, only two persons responded.

He added that the centre's latest advertisement did not carry the same claims, and said he would be 'more careful' next time.

SEAB: Mr Lim 'is not an employee'

In a statement from the SEAB, it stated that any person who sets exam papers at a national level, including teachers, are required to sign documents to ensure that the questions are kept confidential.

It said it was investigating the centre, SuccessNat, for its allegations. It also verified that Mr Lim is not an employee of SEAB nor is he a PSLE examiner.

When contacted, the Ministry of Education (MOE) stated that teachers are allowed to moonlight as tutors, only if it does not affect their teaching.

It also restricts the amount of time teachers can spend giving tuition to a maximum of only six hours a week.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Some questions about the PSLE exam


With PSLE rolling around the corner, many parents are busy helping their kids prepare for the 'big' exam.

Currently, only pupils who are studying in government / government-aided / approved private institutions in Singapore are allowed to sit for the PSLE when they reach Primary 6 level

We consulted the Singapore Examination and Assessment Board (SEAB) to answer some questions about the exam.

Q: When will the 2011 PSLE results be released?
The PSLE results are tentatively scheduled for release between 24 to 28 November 2011.

Q: What happens if a pupil falls sick during the PSLE and sits or DOES NOT sit for the exam?
The pupil will have to send in his/her medical documents to SEAB through his/her school. His/her results will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Q: How can a pupil withdraw from the PSLE?
A pupil can withdraw from the PSLE by informing the SEAB through his/her respective primary school principal.

Q: Will the examination fee be refunded to the pupil who has withdrawn from the PSLE?There is no refund of the examination fee.

Q: Who is eligible for special consideration / arrangements during the PSLE?
A pupil with physical or learning disabilities which may adversely affect his/her performance in the examination may request for special consideration /arrangements during the examination. Certain special consideration / arrangements will be annotated in the pupil’s PSLE certificate.

Q: How does a pupil apply for special consideration / arrangements?
Application for special consideration / arrangements must be done through the pupil’s school. The detailed application procedures may be obtained from the school.

Q: What happens if there is a spelling error in the personal particulars in the result slip of a pupil?
The pupil should inform the school of the spelling error. The result slip will not be re-printed for the pupil. However, the error will be rectified on his/her PSLE certificate.

Q: Is there a replacement for the pupil’s result slip or certificate?

There is NO replacement for the result slip or certificate. However, the pupil may purchase a “Statement of Results” from the Ministry of Education Customer Service Centre at 1 North Buona Vista Drive, S138675 (8am – 6pm Mon to Fri). The contact number is 6872-2220.

The Statement of Results” costs S$10 per copy. A levy of S$2 and S$5 will be charged for postage to local and overseas addresses respectively.

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Monday, September 5, 2011

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PSLE Math Exam Format 2011


I approached a good friend Gideon Goh who is an expert in Math and Physics to ask about PSLE Maths Exam Format. Hopefully what is being shared here with me and also with you about PSLE Maths Format will help you guide your children who are taking PSLE 2011.

The ability to do extremely well in PSLE Math goes beyond just having complete mastery over the subject matter and its various associated topics. It also involves knowing what the exam format is, and the various strategies involved so as to enable the student to achieve good results for the subject.

Although most parents in Singapore are extremely concerned with their child's performance in PSLE Math, I have found (to my great surprise) that the majority of them do not even know what the PSLE Math format actually is.

As such, most parents are not able to help their child prepare for the PSLE Math Exam in an optimal way, even though they recognised the need for their child to have complete mastery of the subject in order to attain good grades.

The PSLE Math Exam consists mainly of two papers; namely Paper 1 and Paper 2. The description of the two papers are detailed below.

PSLE Maths Exam Paper 1
Paper 1 contributes a total of 40 marks to the entire PSLE Math Exam. No calculator is allowed for this paper.

This paper is made up of two booklets (Booklet A and Booklet B). Students are required to complete Paper 1 (i.e. both Booklets A and B) within 50 minutes.

Booklet A is made up of 15 Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). Questions 1 to 10 are 1 mark each, and questions 11 to 15 are 2 marks each.

The maximum score for Booklet A is 20 marks.

Booklet B is made up of 15 Short, Direct Answer Questions. Questions 16 to 25 are 1 mark each, and questions 26 to 30 are 2 marks each.

The maximum score for Booklet B is 20 marks.

PSLE Maths Exam Paper 2
Paper 2 contributes a total of 60 marks to the entire PSLE Maths Examination. Use of calculator IS ALLOWED for this paper.

This paper consists a total of 18 questions. Students are required to complete Paper 2 within 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Questions 31 to 35 are 2 marks each. Questions 36 to 48 will be made up of a variety of 3 to 5 marks questions.


By Jollytan
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How to Improve PSLE Result in 2011


I have met many parents who are concerned about their children's performance in PSLE Exams. Some are already looking for help soon after their Primary 5 results are out. School holiday PSLE programmes are being advertised in the Singapore newspapers.

When the PSLE Prelim Exams are announced towards the end August or just after Teachers' Day. Some parents do get into the panic mode. If your child is already performing A or A* standard. Let them keep consistent work. No point piling them with top school exam papers... etc. I think they will do fine when they sit for PSLE. Those who are having C or B may want to take agressive action to help them improve their scores.

If you want to help them to do well in problem sums or learn some speedy ways to solve a mathematical problem, you can attend PSLE Maths Workshop which are conducted over weekends.

Parents who cannot help their children will turn to tuition.... Try KipMcgrath or get tuition from a MOE certified teacher who are experience with Upper Primary students. MindChamps and MindEdge actually have good programs, but it may be too late if you only have 2 more months to go before PSLE. At MindChamps and MindEdge, they have developed a system to help your child to open his or her mindset and maintain focus to do well. If you child is in P5, you may want to consider getting them ready for this program now. If you need to talk to someone, please leave a comment or email me.

If your child is not able to pass one or two subjects, get some help now. Just make sure that they do not get an "U" for it... I think it is a score below 25 marks (please check with the school). If he can make it to above 50, there is still hope.

I cannot say much about Mother Tongue, it is hate/love relationship. Just make sure that your child does not get an "U" even though he hates it. In fact, in the case of Chinese, many children who attended speech and drama courses, or fun way of learning Chinese, has a tremendous love for the language. I met a couple with a Caucasian husband and Chinese wife, they speak to their daughter Mandarin from day 1.... the husband tries hard too and he is a non-Chinese. Very interesting. Good strategy.

Parents who have younger children, and are reading this.... do not wait till your children are in P6 to start taking action to help them in their studies. Seek to understand their strengths, and use their strengths to bring about academic achievements.

In the mean time.........Help your child by achieving little successes. Help him see studying as fun and enjoyable. Do not resort to scolding or nagging or even comparing with his siblings or friends who have done better.... it does not help. Learn good positive words that can raise your child's self-esteem. Put yourself in your child's shoes... be a supportive parent. You can be the one who can make the huge difference in his or her life.

PSLE Math Exam Format 2011, Singapore
Having an understanding of the PSLE Math Exam Format will help you prepare your child for the PSLE Maths Exam in 2011.
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

A close look at contestant 3 ...Lim Jeck ...Representing Singapore ...IMO




His achievements:--

2011

Represented Singapore in the 52nd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 13 to 24 July 2011. Awarded Individual 2nd, Gold medal and Country 3rd.
Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiad (APMO) - Gold Award (Individual 1st in Singapore)
Cryptography Quiz by DSO and Temasek Laboratories NUS - Individual 1st
NUS High Speech Day - DSO STAR Award
Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament (Online) by Harvard-MIT Universities, US - Overall Individual 1st, Combinatorics/Geometry Category Individual 1st, Team 1st
14th National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI) by School of Computing, NUS - Silver Medal
American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) - Distinction and Qualify for USAMO
American Maths Contest 12 (AMC12B) - Distinction. Invited to AIME II
American Maths Contest 10 (AMC10A) - Distinction. Invited to AIME II


2010

Represented Singapore in the 10th China Western Mathematical Olympiad (CWMO) held in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China, from 26 to 31 October. Awarded Gold Medal, Ranked Individual 3rd.
Singapore Junior Physics Olympiad (SJPhO) - Silver Award
Australian Informatics Olympiad (AIO Intermediate) - Silver Award
Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC Intermediate) - Prize Award and Prudence Award
Hwa Chong Math Quest - Individual 1st and Team 1st
SMO (Senior) - Gold Award, Team 3rd and Individual 8th
SMO (Open) - Gold Award, Team 4th and Individual 8th
Singapore Junior Chemistry Olympiad (SJChO) - Bronze Award
Ministry of Education ‎(MOE‎) - ‎National University of ‎Singapore ‎(‎NUS‎) ‎Amazing Lab Race‎ - Team 4th
Represented Singapore in the 51st International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held in Astana, Kazakhstan, from 4 to 14 July 2010. Awarded Silver medal.
NJC Secondary Mathematics Challenge (SMC) - Individual 1st and Team 3rd
Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiad (APMO) - Bronze Award
American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) - Distinction and Qualify for USAMO.
American Maths Contest 12 (AMC12B) - Distinction. Invited to AIME I.
American Maths Contest 10 (AMC10A) - Distinction. Invited to AIME I
Represented Singapore in the 25th Chinese Mathematical Olympiad (CMO) held in Chongqing Sichuan Province, China, from 20 to 25 January. Awarded Bronze Medal.


2009

Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC Junior) - Medal, Peter O'Halloran Award for Excellence (Perfect Score), Prize Award and Prudence Award
SMO (Junior) - Gold Award, Team 1st and Individual 1st
SMO (Open) - Gold Award, Team 3rd and Individual 5th
Represented Singapore in the 50th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held in Bremen, Germany, from 10 to 22 July 2009. Awarded Bronze medal
American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) - Distinction
American Maths Contest 12 (AMC12B) - Distinction. Invited to AIME I
American Maths Contest 10 (AMC10A) - Distinction. Invited to AIME I


2008

American Maths Contest 8 (AMC8) - Perfect Score. First Place Award and Honour Roll of Distinction.
ABRSM Grade 3 Theory of Music - Distinction
Australian National Chemistry Quiz - Distinction
Singapore Civil Service Club Jigsaw Puzzle Competition - Team Champion
The 4th Cup of Hope International Mathematics Contest (IMC), Singapore - Gold Award
Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC Junior) - Prize Award and Prudence Award
SMO (Open) - Gold Award
SMO (Junior) - Gold Award, Team 2nd and Individual 6th
American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) - Distinction and Qualified for USAMO (United States of America Mathematical Olympiad)
American Maths Contest 12 (AMC12B) - Distinction. Invited to AIME II
American Maths Contest 10 (AMC10A) - Distinction. Invited to AIME I


2007

11th Po Leung Kuk Primary Maths World Contest (PMWC) held in Hong Kong - First Class Honour for Individual Performance (Perfect Score)
Singapore Mathematical Olympiad for Secondary Schools (SMO) Junior Section by NUS - Gold Award and Individual 8th
Singapore Mathematical Olympiad for Primary Schools (SMOPS) by HCI - Individual 3rd, Platinum and Honourable Team Award
Inter School Maths and Science Competition by St Andrews Sec - Individual 1st
Primary School World Maths Contest by RI - Individual 1st and High Distinction Award
American Maths Contest 10 (AMC10B) - Distinction. Invited to AIME II.
University of New South Wales International Competitions for Schools - P6 Maths (Medal Winner, High Distinction), P6 Science (Distinction), P6 Computer Skills (Distinction)
Green Wave Environmental Care Project - Merit Award
Lectora eLearning Competition - Team Silver Award
EAGLES Award
Top 5% Edusave Scholarship Award


2006

American Maths Contest 8 (AMC8) - Perfect Score. First Place Award and Honour Roll of Distinction.
National Mathematical Olympiad of Singapore by NUS High - Silver Award and Individual 8th in South Zone
Singapore and ASEAN Schools Maths Olympiads (SASMO) - Individual 3rd in P5 Level
University of New South Wales International Competitions for Schools - P5 Maths (Medal Winner, High Distinction), P5 Science (High Distinction), P5 Computer Skills (Distinction)
Sony Creative Science Award by Singapore Science Centre - 2nd Prize (Whiz Kid)
National Junior Robotics Competition by Singapore Science Centre - 1st in Open Category Spy Robot Competition
EAGLES Award
Top 5% Edusave Scholarship Award
Top in P5 Level Maths (Overall)


2005

University of New South Wales International Competitions for Schools - P4 Maths (High Distinction), P4 Science (Distinction), P4 Computer Skills (Distinction)
Top in P4 Level Maths (Overall)


2004

University of New South Wales International Competitions for Schools - P3 Maths (High Distinction)
Top in P3 Level Maths (Overall)


Credit to : Mr Lim (a close friend of blog Master )
All wishes to their Family........

IMO 2011 result !!!!



Wow ... This is Singapore's best showing in 24 years (after participating in IMO since 1988). Singapore is ranked 3rd, just after China and USA, and we have won 4 Gold 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medals. :O

IMO 2011

You can see the Singapore team, about 19-22 seconds into the video:





THe programme is as follows:
13 July - Arrival Day for Team Leader & Observer A
14 to 16 July - Jury Meeting
16 July - Arrival Day for Deputy Leaders, Contestants and Observers B
17 July - Opening Ceremony
18 to 19 July - Competition Day 1 and 2
20 to 22 July - Coordinatin/Final Jury Meeting/Excursion
23 July - Closing Ceremony
24 July - Departure Day
25 July - Reach Singapore (0545 hr)

Singapore Placed Third at the 52nd International Mathematical Olympiad




Best showing since Singapore participated in the IMO in 1988
1.The Ministry of Education congratulates the Singapore team on their outstanding performance at the 52nd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from 16 to 24 July 2011.

2.The Singapore team clinched four Gold medals, one Silver medal and one Bronze medal at the 52nd IMO. Singapore came in third out of 101 participating countries, after the People’s Republic of China and the United States of America. This year’s result is a tremendous improvement over our 22nd placing in 2010, and it is the best set of results since Singapore first participated in the IMO in 1988.

3.The Gold medallists are Ang Jie Jun of Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), Lim Jeck of NUS High School of Mathematics and Science, Joseph Kuan Jun Jie and Ding Yue of Raffles Institution. The Silver medallist is Ang Yan Sheng of NUS High School of Mathematics and Science. The Bronze medallist is Ryan Kor Chong Luck of Raffles Institution. Three of the six-member team were also ranked within the top 10 in a field of 564 participants — Lim Jeck, Joseph and Jie Jun were ranked 2nd, 4th and 6th respectively.

4.The Singapore delegation to the IMO was led by Associate Professor Wong Yan Loi, Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore; and Mr Wong Wei Kit Derrick, a teacher at Victoria Junior College. Associate Professor Tay Tiong Seng from the Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, one of the chief trainers, was also part of the delegation.

A Joint Effort

5.Our students’ participation in the International Mathematical Olympiad is a joint effort between the Ministry of Education and the following organisations:

National University of Singapore; and
Singapore Mathematical Society.

Background on IMO

6.The International Mathematical Olympiad brings together the best and brightest students from around the world, challenging and stimulating their minds in the spirit of competition. Through a rigorous and demanding set of six questions, students demonstrate their mastery of mathematical concepts, as well as creativity in problem solving.

MOE Press Release....
July 26, 2011

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Kids learn faster with abacuses

Abacus mental-arithmetic centres have seen a steady increase in the number of parents keen to have their kids undergo abacus training.




SEVEN-YEAR-OLD Samuel Wong knows all about the benefits of using an abacus.

Two years ago, he could sit still for only five minutes while his mother read to him. But after his parents enrolled him at an education centre specialising in abacus mental arithmetic for children, he was able to stay attentive for up to two hours.

His mother, Ms Rachel Yang, 42, was so impressed that she recommended her friends to enrol their children at the school, Classical Mental Arithmetic (CMA).

"The programme promised to help to increase a child's attention span. And, apparently, it did," she said.

CMA pioneered the two- hand, four-finger methodology for using the abacus. The school was founded in Taiwan and opened its first centre here in 2006 with an enrolment of only eight pupils. It now has about 5,000 pupils at 18 branches islandwide.

Other abacus mental-arithmetic centres have also seen a steady increase in the number of parents keen to have their kids undergo abacus training.

In these classes, pupils first learn to add numbers before moving on to more difficult multiplication and division sums.

There are currently more than 50 community centres here offering abacus courses and, according to a People's Association spokesman, participation has been increasing steadily, from 9,000 in 2006 to 11,000 this year. That translates to an increase from 860 classes in 2006 to 1,100 classes this year.

Madam Sharon Wong, 42, who holds a part-time administrative job, sends her two children, Lee Jun Wei, 12, and Lee En Qi, seven, to abacus mental- arithmetic classes at Teck Ghee Community Centre. Both her children have been attending abacus classes since they were five. They also have regular lessons on Sunday evenings.

She said: "I didn't believe in abacus training at first, because it's so different from what's taught in the school syllabus. But, now, I really see its benefits. My kids (can solve sums) faster than those who use calculators.

"Abacus mental arithmetic makes learning other things very easy, too. My children are now able to link ideas very quickly and easily."

Two weeks ago, CMA organised a record-breaking competition. Six-year-old star pupil Cherlyn Lee broke the Singapore record for the fastest addition of 10-digit numbers.

She solved 10 questions requiring the addition of 10 numbers, each with 10 digits, in just 3 minutes and 59 secoonds.

Jecolia Tong | my paper | Tue Jun 7 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Friday, April 22, 2011

PM Lee opens ITE in Choa Chu Kang


PM Lee Hsien Loong is offered pastries prepared by students of the pastry and baking course at ITE College West. PM Lee officiated at the opening of ITE College West. -- ST PHOTO: LIM SIN THAI

ITE students are much sought-after by employers, with nine in ten employed within six months of a job search, said PM Lee at the official opening ceremony of ITE College West in Choa Chu Kang.

Spanning an area of 9.54 hectares, which is more than 23 football fields, ITE College West is the second of three planned colleges in Singapore. The first was ITE College East in Simei, and ITE College Central in Ang Mo Kio which is slated to open its doors in 2013. These ITE colleges will consolidate and eventually replace the 10 smaller ITE schools around the island.

PM Lee said that several companies have given ITE graduates the stamp of approval. He quotes Sumitomo Chemical, saying that ITE graduates are "positive in their thinking, have good working attitude and are willing to work hard. They are also honest, disciplined and independent'.

Join PM Lee, DPM Teo Chee Hean and Education Minister Ng Eng Hen on a tour of the ITE College West campus on RazorTV.






Thursday, April 14, 2011

Where ministers are raised!




If you want your child to grow up to be a Minister in Singapore, you might up his chances by sending him to these schools. The below listed secondary schools have produced the most number of Presidents and current Cabinet Ministers for Singapore.

If you want your child to grow up to be a Minister in Singapore, you might up his chances by sending him to these schools.

The below listed secondary schools have produced the most number of Presidents and current Cabinet Ministers for Singapore.

Raffles Institution








ACS







Catholic High





SJI





By theAsianparent.com editorial team | February 20, 2011