8 Exam Stress Busters For Parents and Kids
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8 Exam Stress Busters For Parents and Kids

Exams are an inevitable part of our children’s lives. And so is the stress that comes with it. Therefore, developing a strategy to manage the exam period and teaching our kids to be resilient against exam stress are essential skills to empower them for life. Here are some strategies I have adopted that help me…

Primary One Registration in Local Schools: Criteria & Strategy (2020)
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Primary One Registration in Local Schools: Criteria & Strategy (2020)

Registering your child for Primary One is an exciting affair for the parents and the child. It can be also be a nerve-wrecking for parents who need to ballot for a place during the registration. In this post, we’ll share what you need to prepare/bring for the registration process and some strategies that parents employ...
Is PSLE Derailing Our Purpose To Nurture Our Kids To Never Give Up?
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Is PSLE Derailing Our Purpose To Nurture Our Kids To Never Give Up?

This viral video made its rounds on social media and made hundreds of moms and dads cry. As part of its new social campaign “to inspire and instil the values of perseverance and a #NeverGiveUp attitude among school-going children” during the upcoming exam season, MILO® Singapore showcased how having a resilient (#NeverGiveUp) attitude help these students overcome exam pressures, especially the daunting Primary…

Direct School Admission — Is It As Sweet As It Sounds?
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Direct School Admission — Is It As Sweet As It Sounds?

Almost everyone is applying for DSA or grooming their child for it. What is DSA and is it the right choice for your child? As my son prepares for the national Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), I find myself floundering in other acronyms: DSA, IP, and IB. Let’s deal with the first acronym: DSA or Direct School Admissions….

Kids Share About Study Stress In Singapore Schools
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Kids Share About Study Stress In Singapore Schools

Singapore education is tough on their students. Elizabeth Knight-Hassell, who has lived here most of her life with her British citizens parents, attended and graduated from an elite Singapore primary school. She is currently attending an International School in Singapore.  In the first year at the International School, she was tasked to write a reflective...