Removing exams and key indicators can be counterproductive

On 28 Sep, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced several changes to our examination system in a bid to shift student emphasis away from grades and back to learning.

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Building a more inclusive Singapore for people with disabilities

For most of us, getting around in Singapore is not an issue. Pavements are well-maintained here, overhead bridges let us cross roads easily...

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Combating sexual harassment in universities

A spotlight has been shone on sexual harassment cases in Singapore, with the recent #MeToo movement gaining traction...

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Loving people with mental illness

American photographer Melissa Spitz fills her Instagram feed, @nothing_to_worry_about, with shots of white pills that treat anxiety, a wrist with a hospital tag...

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Grief, the elephant in the room

NENEK, as I affectionately called my late grandmother, taught me the importance of being thrifty when I was seven years old, but gave in...

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The great weight debate

A 165 centimetres and 130 kilograms, American model Tess Holliday does not seem like the typical choice to grace the cover of...

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Make huayu cool again

Mandarin is playing an increasingly important role in the world, especially with China’s rising global power, said Financial Times columnist...

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Finding fortune in the halal food industry

When Subway Singapore announced on Facebook in August that it had obtained halal certification for its restaurants...

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