In metropolitan city Singapore, long gone are the rustic kampungs of old, having now been replaced by a sprawling concrete jungle. While homes have become more comfortable and well-equipped, the outdoors has seemingly become further out of reach today, as many of us would much prefer to stay indoors.
Digital technology has permeated so many aspects of life that it is almost impossible to get past a day without using it. We communicate through texts, hitch a ride to work with an app, pay for meals cashlessly, and post snippets of our life online.
Parents will know how challenging it is to raise kids. Apart from preparing their lunches, sending them to school, showering them with love, you also need to answer the most absurd questions they ask. If you are a parent with a 3- to 5-year-old, I’m sure you can relate.
Back in the good old days, traditional curriculum involves rote learning and memorisation. These days, however, it’s all about having STEAM- an educational approach that integrates the areas of study in science, technology, entrepreneurship, arts and mathematics.
In an increasingly globalised and digitalised world, future-ready skills such as creative thinking, problem-solving and innovation have become more important than ever.
Compare a graduate from 40 years ago with one who just graduated, what has changed? Well, for one, the way we communicate has vastly changed.
Educating your child well is one of the most important job descriptions in a parent’s resume and it’s not hard to see why. After all, you are moulding someone who could be the world’s next Richard Branson, JK Rowling, or Lei Jun (Xiaomi).
With the staggering number of education choices out there, it’s no wonder that parents have a headache when it comes to choosing the right education programme for their child. Continue reading “A Parent’s Guide To International Baccalaureate”
In the article below, we’ll highlight what some of the best curriculums amongst international schools in Singapore so you can make an informed decision.