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6 Jul 2015

Know About Singapore Education System


With several analysis and evaluation the famous Study Singapore Educational Consultancy enumerate about Singapore Education System in a detailed manner.

Primary School Education

It is trusted that a child starts studying at Primary One at the age of six and studies for six years. The child then sits for the Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) before moving on to reputed secondary school for another four or five years. It is conveyed that the Primary School Education consists of a 4-year foundation stage from Primary 1 to 4 and a 2-year orientation stage from Primary 5 to 6. So with an overall focus of primary education is to offer students an effective grasp of English language, Mother Tongue and Mathematics.

6 years of compulsory education
National examination: Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE)
The students are motivated to participate in Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) and Community Involvement Programme (CIP)
Secondary School Education

In addition apart from efficacious Primary education the Second School Education places students in the Special, Express, Normal (Academic) or Normal (Technical) course with respect to how they perform at the PSLE. The several curricular emphases are marveled to match their learning abilities and interests. With secondary school, the student could select based on examination results for entering in the School Cambridge General Certificate of Education ’Ordinary’ (GCE ’O’s) level examinations.

A rapid 4-5 years of education
Popular National examination: GCE ‘O’ Levels (for Special / Express courses) or GCE ‘N’ Levels (for Normal course)
The students take part in at least one CCA; CCA performance is regarded for apt admission to JCs, CI, polytechnics and ITE
Then the process starts with the secondary level and their selection whether to go:

1. The Technical (ITE) or commercial institutes (MDIS, MIS, TMC, SIM)

2. Reputed Polytechnics (Nanyang, Temasek, Ngee Ann, Singapore Polytechnic) to pursue diploma courses

3. Pre-university centers or junior colleges to actively prepare for the Senior Cambridge General Certificate of Education ’Advanced’ (GCE ’A’) level examinations and later on tertiary education

4. Quality Centralized institutions

Pre-University Education

This quality Pre-U Education prepares students for the GCE “A” Level examination at the end of the 2-year junior college or 3-year centralized institute course. The students who completed their pre-university education would receive a School Graduation Certificate.

Proper 2-3 years of education
Exclusive National examination: GCE “A” Levels
The students take part in at least one CCA. CCA performance is regarded for university admission
Tertiary Education

According to Study Singapore Educational Consultancy for tertiary education, the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Singapore Management University (SMU) offer a wide choice of beneficial courses.

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