22 Dec '11, 5am

Some students fail to thrive on Integrated Programme scheme

Some students fail to thrive on Integrated Programme scheme

Eleven of the 54 Rulang Primary pupils who made it to the IP celebrating yesterday, PSLE certificates in hand. They are (from left, back row) Jiang Zixing, Shaun Tan, Cheng Ging Wei, Han Mingzhou, Oh Sheng Han, (front row) Gillian Yeong, Rachel Liu, Yasmin Ziqin Mohamed Yousoof, Felicia Tai, Sneha Sanil and Deng Boya. -- ST PHOTO: NURIA LING By Sandra Davie, Senior Writer As about 3,000 students on Wednesday celebrated winning a coveted place on the Integrated Programme (IP), others already on the scheme are about to make a quiet exit to the polytechnics and lesser-ranked junior colleges. Around 5 per cent of IP students exit before graduation, said the Education Ministry. Some transfer to polytechnics or junior colleges not offering the scheme. Of those who complete it, about 5 per cent fail to get into the local universities, the ministry added. Altogether, between 200 a...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

Tweets

Why Link Schemes Fail

seomoz.org 23 Dec '11, 6am

“I'm going to register one hundred domains and link them all to my main website." This notion hits most people in their ea...

Free at last: High #school #students get final ...

awea.org 24 Dec '11, 1am

After eight years of research and fundraising, and one final 11th-hour delay caused by a dubious school board member, the ...

*SCAPE to launch programme for budding youth entrepreneurs

*SCAPE to launch programme for budding youth en...

channelnewsasia.com 21 Dec '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: *SCAPE is launching a new entrepreneurship programme in March next year targeting youth-run businesses. Come Ju...

37 students get CDAC awards for Excellence: Volunteer Aaron Goh, 14 (second from right), showing Mr Gan Kim Yong...

37 students get CDAC awards for Excellence: Vol...

straitstimes.com 19 Dec '11, 12am

Volunteer Aaron Goh, 14 (second from right), showing Mr Gan Kim Yong, chairman of the CDAC Student Education and Developme...

New

New

felicianeo.com 29 Dec '11, 6am

Anyway, just wanna share how much I love holding giveaways. It’s the time when I can know who are the people reading my bl...