In September 2018, MOE announced some major changes to the current education system in Singapore. According to its statement, our students need to be lifelong learners to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex world. To nurture lifelong learners, we need to help our students discover more joy and develop stronger intrinsic motivation in learning. The changes aim to move away from an over-emphasis on academic results.
If you only have 5 minutes, here are the main points you need to know. There's also a high-resolution PDF that you can download and print out. Please find the download button below the image.
Here is the mobile-friendly table extracted from MOE's press release.
Even though MOE's new implementations can be controversial and questionable, their intention of motivating students beyond exam results is plausible. In fact, The Learning Board has been focusing on long-term goals of academic achievement rather than immediate academic success. We ensure that our holistic approach with educating students not only prepares them academically, but also fulfills the aspect of emotional and social needs.
Students at The Learning Board get to:
As an academic institution, we understand exactly what academic success is and position students to develop lasting skills to improve themselves through motivation, curiosity, perseverance and time management.