Exam Tips: How To Prep Your Child For Exams
Study Skills

Exam Tips: How To Prep Your Child For Exams

Exams are an inevitable part of a student’s life whether they like it or not. And in the Singapore education system, that is twice a year: one mid-term (May) and one final (Nov). Having experienced six years of primary-school exams with two kids, here are my takeaways as a parent: Primary school students need guidance to prepare for…

How Parents Can Inspire Their Kids To Be Top Students
Workshops

How Parents Can Inspire Their Kids To Be Top Students

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to attend a workshop on how parents can help their children excel academically. With two primary school students in the demanding local school system, you bet I want to know how to help them. And when I was told that the speaker would be Alan Yip, I was immediately…

8 Exam Stress Busters For Parents and Kids
Primary (7 - 12) | Secondary (13 - 17)

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 helps me get through…

Develop Your Child’s Thinking Tools For Life
Engaging Parents

Develop Your Child’s Thinking Tools For Life

Academic excellence, while important is no longer the sole factor for success. The ability to solve problems and have lateral thinking are other key factors to success. Today’s employers tell us that these are the 10 skills employers say they seek, in order of importance: 1. Ability to work in a team 2. Ability to make…