EDUCATION AND SCHOOLS

Paths to peaks: University dropout lands $1.5m in funding

When advertisers want to convert online browsers to buyers, the man they might turn to for results is a 24-year-old mathematics dropout with a short attention span and dyslexia.

An entrepreneur first, then an undergrad

By day, Ms Jody Ang, 27, pursues a double degree in business management and social science at Singapore Management University (SMU) and is part of the university's Lee Kong Chian Scholars...

Lorna Whiston Schools sold to ChangedEdu

Enrichment centre chain Lorna Whiston Schools has changed hands again - this time bought as part of a multimillion-dollar Asia expansion push by Singapore-based group ChangedEdu.

Lorna Whiston sold to ChangedEdu, United Square branch to expand

SINGAPORE - English enrichment chain Lorna Whiston Schools has been bought over, in a multi-million-dollar Asia expansion push by Singapore-based group ChangedEdu.

Private pre-schools worry about being edged out

By 2023, pre-schools that are run or supported by the Government will take up two-thirds of the market share, up from half.

Tuition centres drum up business at schools with fliers and freebies

More tuition centres are distributing eye-catching fliers and uncommon promotional materials - such as foolscap pads, bubble tea and even breakfast sets - outside the gates of schools, which are...

Tutoring app for students to AsknTeach

One of the founders of free tutoring app EduSnap is back with a new peer tutoring app - AsknTeach.

MOE works with local startup on project bringing pupils to farms via virtual reality

A class of Primary 4 pupils visited an offshore fish farm and a dairy farm - all during one social studies lesson last Thursday.

Training 'shop' for special needs students

Special needs students at APSN Delta Senior School (DSS) are now able to hone their retail skills in a mini Uniqlo "store" at school.

He's just 19 - but he owns two budding businesses

Westwood Secondary School alumnus Xavier Tan sowed the seeds of entrepreneurship in 2015 when he went through the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) programme as a Secondary 3 student...