• “Stronger Together: National Day Commemoration by Students and Schools

    “Stronger Together: National Day Commemoration by Students and Schools

    In view of the COVID-19 situation, schools are commemorating National Day (ND) in a special way this year, both in the lead up to and on the actual day itself. This includes student involvement in SYFgoesOnline! projects aligned to the NDP theme, classroom discussions on how to build a stronger Singapore, and a ND Observance Ceremony with special significance.

  • Mother Tongue Languages Symposium 2020 Goes Digital

    Mother Tongue Languages Symposium 2020 Goes Digital

    In light of the COVID-19 situation, the 9th Mother Tongue Languages (MTLS) Symposium will move online this year, in the form of an e-MTLS. The e-MTLS, themed “Flourish in Our Mother Tongue Languages Wonderland”, will feature a virtual gallery with 35 exhibits, 18 pre-recorded and live-streamed sharing sessions and an Online Quest.

  • 3rd Text Recital Competition for Primary and Secondary Schools

    3rd Text Recital Competition for Primary and Secondary Schools

    The Committee to Promote Chinese Language Learning will be announcing the results of the 3rd Text Recital Competition for primary and secondary schools at 5pm on 18 July 2020.

  • 2020 School Placement Exercise for Returning Singaporeans (SPERS)

    2020 School Placement Exercise for Returning Singaporeans (SPERS)

    The 2020 School Placement Exercise for Returning Singaporeans (SPERS) will be open for application from 15 July 2020.

  • Child Development Account (CDA) outreach efforts to support young children from disadvantaged families

    Child Development Account (CDA) outreach efforts to support young children from disadvantaged families

    MOE, MSF, PA and SINDA announced the details of the Child Development Account (CDA) outreach efforts to encourage disadvantaged families who have yet to set up a CDA for their child to do so. Once the account is set up, the Government will disburse the $3,000 CDA First Step into the CDA and also match savings that go into the CDA. The money in the CDA can be used to defray child-raising expenses such as preschool fees and medical bills at Baby Bonus Approved Institutions (AIs).


Features

Independent learners: Bosses of their own schedules

Mdm Trisha Khoo let her Primary 3 daughter and Primary 6 son dictate their own schedules during Home-Based Learning. How did they handle the freedom?

Independent learners: Keeping up with routines

Mdm Hazna Md Esa had to come down hard on routines for her daughters, but the pay-off was better than expected – both for schoolwork and family bonding time.

Independent learners: Always ‘yes’ to teaching something new

Be it household chores, cooking or baking, Mdm Parveen M K chose to agree each time her Primary 3 daughter wanted to learn something new during the time she was home during Home-Based Learning.

Independent learners: Time and head space

From learning to manage boredom to picking up new skills, Mdm Chang Chee Siah and Mr Arthur Ling talk about the change they saw in their children during Home-Based Learning. Along the way, they got to enjoy Dalgona coffee whipped up by the kids.

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