21 Sep '11, 2pm

S'pore students take top honours in critical thinking contest

S'pore students take top honours in critical thinking contest

SINGAPORE: Singapore students have proven that they have what it takes to solve a problem using critical thinking. Three teams from Singapore took top honours in the ThinkQuest International Competition 2011 on Wednesday. Organised by the Oracle Education Foundation, the competition challenges students to solve a problem using their critical thinking, communication and technology skills. More than 30,000 participants from 52 countries tested their abilities on a global stage. The teams that came in tops were from Republic Polytechnic, Dunman High School and Nanyang Girls' High School. The Republic Polytechnic team created a programme that encourages people to get involved with the Balang community - a commune in Cambodia that has been living under the poverty line. The programme provides information about Balang history, volunteer opportunities and a portal for collecting ...

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