Jobs in some international schools in danger if enrolment falls along with expat numbers

INTERNATIONAL schools are bracing for a possible fall in enrolment numbers as expatriate numbers slide due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but for the more popular schools, it could mean a shorter wait-...

Healthcare, education SMEs get more help to digitalise amid pandemic

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the healthcare and education sectors will get more help in delivering their services remotely amid the Covid-19 outbreak, with the expansion of a range of...

Budget 2020: Boost in bursaries, other financial assistance for students

STUDENTS from lower-income families will receive further financial help form the government, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said in his Budget speech on Tuesday.

Republic Poly launches fintech diploma to groom local talent

IN A bid to groom local fintech talent for the country's finance and banking sector, one polytechnic here is launching a new fintech diploma in the upcoming academic year starting in April.

Why it is (almost) impossible to teach creativity

INDUSTRY and educators are agreed: the world needs creativity. There is interest in the field, lots of urging but remarkably little action. Everyone is a bit scared of what to do next. On the...

MindChamps expands into Malaysia, targets 20 preschool centres by 2024

MINDCHAMPS PreSchool has signed Malaysian education group Victoria Education as a master franchisee, marking the Singapore early-education group's first expansion across the Causeway.

Tech can amplify great teaching - but it can't replace bad teaching

THE future of education is about pairing the artificial intelligence of computers with the cognitive, social and emotional skills and values of human beings.