EDUCATION AND SCHOOLS

NUS students punished for cheating on take-home exam

A handful of National University of Singapore (NUS) students who cheated on a practical examination they were allowed to take home in March were punished last Tuesday, when results for the module...

Some workers, students all set to return to offices and schools

Besides the usual textbooks and stationery, Mr Melvyn Goh has packed a few more items in his daughter's school bag - an extra face mask and an antibacterial facial spray.

Schools to pay operators' costs incurred for suspended camps, activities

Schools that were supposed to run camps and other similar programmes in the next few weeks will have to pay outdoor camp operators for the costs already incurred.

Education a key theme for Asian investors

Mr Vafa Ahmadi heads the thematic equities management team in CPR Asset Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of French asset management company Amundi.

Singapore's artificial intelligence strategy: Applying AI to help - not replace - people

Human teachers and healthcare workers will still play an important role even though Singapore has embarked on an aggressive plan to use AI technologies in both the education and healthcare sectors...

Technology boom transforms how kids in India learn

MUMBAI • From a multibillion-dollar education start-up to wired-up mannequins, technology is helping to revolutionise the way Indian schoolchildren are learning - provided their parents can afford...

President Halimah Yacob signs off on Budget

This year's Budget is "forward looking and inclusive" and is aimed at taking Singapore into the next phase of nation building, said President Halimah Yacob yesterday, as she gave her approval to...

Universities rolling out more computing courses amid growing job demand in IT sector

The demand is fuelled by the rise of e-commerce platforms, and even non-tech sectors like healthcare or shipping.

It Changed My Life: This licensed plumber holds a PhD in early childhood education

Dr Weelai Suwanarat can tell a pipe wrench from a basin wrench and is pretty dexterous with a pair of tongue-and-groove pliers.

Matching mentors and students - using dating tech

A company has taken the technology behind dating websites and used it for a different kind of matching -to match mentors and students for educational purposes.

Harvard rated Asian-Americans lower on personal qualities: Lawsuit

Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower than others on traits like "positive personality", likeability, courage, kindness and being "widely respected", according to an analysis...