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News Singapore » Education: Singapore primary school pupils rank No. 2 in global reading test

News channel or source: http://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore/singapore-primary-school-pupils-rank-no-2-global-reading-test
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

More than 319,000 pupils worldwide took part. Russia was top out of 58 education systems, while Hong Kong was third, Ireland fourth and Finland fifth. Singapore was fourth out of 45 education systems in the previous study in 2011. The test, sponsored by ...

News Singapore » Education: Singapore has to face tax question as it ages: policymakers

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-cenbank-tax/singapore-has-to-face-tax-question-as-it-ages-central-bank-head-idUSKBN1FB0AH
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will have to address the question ... Teo said that health expenditure may overtake spending on education in the government budget in coming years.

News Singapore » Education: Tech, smart-nation events to headline Singapore-France Year of Innovation

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/business/companies-markets/tech-smart-nation-events-to-headline-singapore-france-year-of-innovation
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran and France's Minister for Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frederique Vidal met to discuss how the two countries can cooperate on innovation. Dr Vidal and Senior Minister of State ...

News Singapore » Education: Singapore experiments with smart government

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/b1b239a2-ff54-11e7-9650-9c0ad2d7c5b5
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

It has strongly backed its own tech firms and scientific education. “The real skill of Singapore has been to reverse engineer the needs of industry and to supply them in a much more cost-effective way than simply writing a cheque,” says Rob Bier ...

News Singapore » Education: Singapore-Based Company Offers Curriculum Planning Service for Teachers

News channel or source: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/singapore-based-company-offers-curriculum-planning-service-for-teachers-300582630.html
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

The Singapore education system has been widely acclaimed for its success in nurturing students. The country recently topped an international ranking compiled by OECD, with the report drawing attention to the correlation between a high-quality educational ...

News Singapore » Education: Retirement Planning in Singapore: Here’s Your Step-By Step Guide

News channel or source: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/retirement-planning-singapore-step-step-220000248.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Singapore’s employment age has recently been increased to ... It is common practice for people to save for different things be it children’s education or dream vacation. Retirement savings should also be given significant considerations just like ...

News Singapore » Education: Malaysia's Najib criticizes Singapore ties under Mahathir

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/01/16/malaysias-najib-criticizes-singapore-ties-under-mahathir.html
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Najib was speaking on the sidelines of the 8th Singapore-Malaysia Leaders' Retreat. The yearly meeting is an opportunity for the neighbors to strengthen their ties. This time, officials discussed water and education. They also signed an agreement for a new ...

News Singapore » Education: The International schools system in Singapore

News channel or source: https://www.relocatemagazine.com/articles/education-schools-the-international-schools-system-in-singapore-apac1
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Although Singapore’s international schools are the dominant choice ... make international schools a preferred choice for most expatriate families. The APAC Guide to Education & Schools is designed to help relocating parents make informed education ...

News Singapore » Education: Singapore-Malaysia Ties: What Lies Ahead In Post-KTM Era? – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/21012018-singapore-malaysia-ties-what-lies-ahead-in-post-ktm-era-analysis/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Singapore and Malaysia, as they say ... Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, at the joint press conference gave a glimpse of the issues: infrastructure, education, security and counter-terrorism, as well as diplomatic cooperation. There were other key areas ...

News Singapore » Education: Singapore’s polytechnic graduates earned S$2,235 in 2017

News channel or source: http://www.humanresourcesonline.net/singapores-polytechnic-graduates-earned-s2235-in-2017/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

ALSO READ: The average salaries for graduates at Singapore’s private education institutes When it comes to post-NS graduates, of the 89.8% who had found employment, 64.0% secured full-time permanent employment, while 17.7% were on part-time/temporary ...