How to excel at sport? Focus on strength and conditioning

For many of us, participating in sport is a way of life. While many say that you can pick it up at any age, the truth is, the earlier you start, the easier it...

Developing language and literacy in young children

Researchers such as Fraser Mustard and colleagues from Canada advise us that the early years of a child’s life are the most important years in laying the foundation for later literacy development at school,...

Can you eat healthy at a hawker centre?

In our busy and fast-paced lives, dining out has become a way of life. Fortunately, eating out in Singapore is both convenient and affordable with the country’s numerous hawker centres and food courts. Dining...

5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a School for Your Child

Education access for foreigners living in Singapore is often a difficult mine-field to navigate, with blogs, forums and advice from colleagues often contradicting the reality of the school landscape. To help choose the right school...

The Importance of Learning a Second Language

Singapore is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, and people from all over come to this little red dot to holiday, work and even start a family. We live in a...

Q&A with Dr Dale Anderson, Deputy Vice Chancellor, James Cook University Singapore

   JCU Singapore programs follow the same curriculum as the Australian versions but are contextualised to the Asian environment. What are the benefits of studying at the Singapore campus? The Singapore Campus is a relaxed and...

Q&A with Maria Lindblom, Assistant Principal/Head of Preschool and Junior School, Avondale Grammar School

    What kind of a foundation do you think preschool provides for later learning? Preschool promotes teaching and learning to ensure children’s ‘school readiness’ and gives children a wide range of skills and knowledge that provides...

Q&A with Neil Smith, Head of Elementary, Australian International School

    What makes AIS unique from other schools? Where do I begin? AIS is unlike any other international school I have worked in or visited. First and foremost the School has embraced the new Australian...

Pave Your Child’s Way to Success

It is a universal fact that every parent wants the very best for their child, and it is not unusual to look for ways to boost their child’s learning process to get a head...

A Quirky Take on Diagnosis

The thing about using the tool called ‘diagnosis’ as a method for understanding is that it is in danger of doing the exact opposite – ‘understanding’ I mean. It’s a very good tool for...