EDUCATION AND SCHOOLS

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...

Getting a taste of food vending business

What goes into developing sauces for noodle dishes that are sold in vending machines?

ITE students get a taste of food vending industry

SINGAPORE - What goes into developing sauces for noodle dishes that are sold in vending machines? A group of students is finding that out.

Why not have entrepreneurship education in Singapore schools?

The best sports players, the best mathematicians - they all start early. Why not entrepreneurs?

Young start-up co-founder to share experiences at forum

When Mr Oswald Yeo dropped out of University of California, Berkeley, to run his start-up full-time in 2016, his family and friends thought he was out of his mind.

NUS law and economics student, along with three peers, creates case outcome simulator

SINGAPORE - A final-year National University of Singapore (NUS) law and economics student Mr Jerrold Soh, 26, has, together with three of his peers, created a simulator which can predict the...