Managing Academic Stress

Stress is one of the inevitable and common issues faced by students, especially in this increasingly competitive society where achieving academic excellence is generally perceived to be the ticket for an individual to become successful in life (and be the pride and joy of his or her parents). The importance of test/examination grades is thus ...

Useful tips for Oral Examinations

As an educator for many years, I have always received the same response from parents, "Isn't oral examination about talking? What's there to teach the children?" Well, it is indeed true to a certain extent. However, students may not perceive it as an easy task ...

Make Learning Easier with Engage

Engage is our newly-launched interactive feature that provides instantaneous homework assistance for your child through one-to-one live chat sessions between our mentors and your child. Besides acting as a support tool that complements your child’s progress in school, it also provides a tailored and individualised approach ...

Setting realistic expectation for your child

Recently, my daughter just sat for her school's Science assessment paper and she scored 15 out of 20. She handed me her paper and then asked me this question with a tinge of innocence, "Is this considered good?" I was taken aback. Why did she ask me this question? Have I been too hard on ...

A carefree enjoyable childhood or more tuition for a brighter future?

It was discovered that many parents would choose the latter despite the financial pressure that tuition fees puts on their household. They believed that it is a worthwhile investment to help their children get into a better school for a better future prospect. The dilemma is especially real for low income families. You can now ...

Post PSLE: Choosing A Secondary School

You probably would have already heard that PSLE results will be released next Thursday, 22 November 2018. We understand how arduous it can be in choosing the right secondary school within one week. It is therefore crucial to gather as much information as you need before shortlisting the schools. Don’t know where to start? Let ...

Fostering Good Habits from Young

Growing up, we start to realize that most habits (good or bad) developed from our childhood remains and are difficult to change. Likewise, it is challenging to adopt new habits. So then, what are some good habits that we should cultivate in our child from young? Good reading and writing habits A teenager today typically ...

What’s Your Personality Type?

We are all constantly on a journey of learning more about ourselves everyday. Interacting with friends, meeting new people and working with others helps us to realise that we all have a unique personality, just like our fingerprint. Do you wonder what are your strength and weaknesses? Or how you actually work in a group? ...

Make Learning a Fun & Independent Process

In September 2018, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced progressive changes to be made to the Primary and Secondary education system over the next 3 years. Shortly after these changes were announced, some tuition centres responded that they would fill in the gap by offering simulated-exam like conditions for students to address the parents' anxieties. ...