Focus on surpassing yourself, not on outperforming others, says Chan Chun Sing

Focus on surpassing yourself, not on outperforming others, says Chan Chun Sing

Rather than trying to outperform others, the focus for a student should be to do his best to surpass himself, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said. In an enlightening interview with Berita Harian (15 Dec), reported by the Straits Times, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said that Singapore must not have just one narrow yardstick […]

Building a confident and cohesive Singapore in a post COVID-19 world

Building a confident and cohesive Singapore in a post COVID-19 world

We come alive, survive and thrive on connectivity, without which we become pedestrian and unexceptional, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said in a speech made at the Civil Service College’s Social-Economic Nexus Speaking Engagement Series. This is why Singapore has spent decades building our trade networks through our FTA strategy, as well as air and […]

Home-based learning no longer default; a targeted risk-based approach to be adopted

HBL no longer default if there is a covid-19 infection

Home-based Learning or HBL will no longer be the default if there is a COVID-19 infection. To keep schools safe while ensuring that students can continue learning without disruption, the Ministry of Education (MOE) will adopt a more sustainable, risk-based targeted approach towards school cases, as we learn to live with COVID-19 as an endemic […]

129 students, 17 school staff tested positive for COVID-19 over the last 3 months

school staff tested positive

Over the last 3 months, 129 students and 17 school staff have tested positive for COVID-19, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said in a Facebook post. This represents 0.03% of our total student population, from Primary to Pre-University levels. Mr Chan said he had received feedback from parents keen on transiting to Full Home-based Learning. […]