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Bettering Singapore’s Language Education At The Pre-School Level

Focusing on pre-school and kindergarten teaching-learning is especially crucial, and has to be fine-tuned to render bilingualism a convenient reality: home-based education with parents must be strengthened, current curriculum must be reviewed, and processes should go beyond writing per se to include speaking, reading and listening capabilities. Continue reading

Improving Language Education And Bilingualism In Singapore

More often than not, strategies implemented by and publicised in the media focus disproportionately upon the former shortcoming – that is, premising methodologies upon the fact that students are woefully uninspired – with newfangled technology-based solutions and innovative teaching-learning pedagogies. Continue reading

Rethinking Singapore’s Linguistic Education

“Our citizens should be encouraged to be as bilingual as they can be, but not at the expense of acquiring relevant knowledge in other fields” (No One-Size-Fits-All Approach To Education, Miss Lee Wei Ling). I read with tremendous interest Miss Lee Wei Ling’s commentary, “No One-Size-Fits-All Approach To Education” (May 16, 2010); and am pleased … Continue reading

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