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30 US Senators, 136 Congressmen urge Trump administration to reverse order on international students

On July 6, the ICE declared that non-immigrant F-1 and M-1 students who are attending schools which have shifted their entire operations...

USA

Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration as US lawmakers, educators speak out against student visa restrictions

Following the recent guidelines imposing restrictions on foreign students in the United States, several US Congressman and top educational...

USA

NUS to offer cross-disciplinary degrees from next academic year

National University of Singapore (NUS) is transforming its educational model to give students the flexibility to pursue programmes across...

Singapore

Singer-composer Shekhar Ravjiani and GIIS launch one of a kind Music School

Popular musician Shekhar Ravjiani has launched a music school with the Global Indian International School.

Global

5 Fun Things to Do While Social Distancing During Covid-19

Here are 5 fun things you can do while social distancing during the pandemic Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak. Things to do during Covid-19

Covid-19

NTU named world's best young university for 7th year running

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) has been named the world’s best young university by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for the...

Singapore

Singapore's former DPM S Jayakumar appointed Pro-Chancellor of NUS

The appointment was made by President Madam Halimah Yacob, who is also the Chancellor of NUS.

Singapore

PE, some co-curricular activities set to resume in Singapore schools in Phase 2

Institutes of Higher Learning will also progressively increase the number of students allowed back on campus for in-person learning.

Covid-19

NTU and Facebook pilot programme to develop data centre talents in Singapore

Tech giant Facebook has partnered Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) to launch a pilot programme aimed at developing local...

Singapore

P1 registration goes online this year, with a cap on PR children

The registration of children for admission to Primary One (P1) classes in 2021 will open from Wednesday, July 1 to Friday, October 30.

Singapore

NUS initiative creates 1,000 jobs and traineeships for graduating students

NUS announced the Resilience and Growth (R&G) Initiative, which offers 1,000 full-time salaried positions and paid traineeships in diverse...

Covid-19

Paid traineeships, alumni credits for graduating NTU Singapore students amid pandemic

Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has announced the second part of its COVID-19 Relief Package aimed at supporting...

Singapore

COVID-19 forces adjustments in Singapore school academic calendars

The Ministry has brought forward the 4-week school holidays from June to May 5. This also means that Term 3 will be longer, but MOE has said...

Covid-19

Home-based learning resources for parents and educators: EduSpaze

For the foreseeable future, it seems like the new "normal" in education would be home based learning due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Covid-19

NTU launches initiatives to help students cope with COVID-19

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has unveiled the NTU COVID-19 Relief Package, which comprises three new coordinated measures to...

Covid-19

Singapore Schools and Institutes of Higher Learning to shift to home-based learning to break spread of COVID-19

Starting 8 April 2020, all primary, secondary, Pre-University and Institutes of Higher Learning (IHL) students will shift to full Home-Based...

Covid-19

Singapore schools to have one day of home-based learning a week starting April

On days where students are not on HBL, schools will stagger dismissal times to reduce the transient congestion of students.

Covid-19

Young students with family members returning from overseas will be placed on LOA: MOE

Aimed at protecting younger students, this additional precautionary measure is in light of the recent spike in imported cases in Singapore.

Covid-19

Singapore schools to open next Monday, enhanced measures planned

A 14-day Leave of Absence (LOA) will be issued to students and staff of schools, preschools and student care centres who have been out of...

Covid-19

GIIS introduces virtual classrooms for its students amid COVID-19 spread in Singapore

Over 11,000 students in GIIS schools worldwide can now connect to virtual classes remotely through the digital classrooms.

Singapore

Duke-NUS scientists uncover mechanisms of biological clock that could help with sleeping disorders

Scientists at Duke-NUS have uncovered mechanisms of biological clock that could lead to therapies for sleep disorders.

Singapore

Vivekananda Yoga University in Los Angeles to start post-graduate yoga course

The Vivekananda Yoga University (VAYU) set up its initial campus in Los Angeles with a budget of USD 5 million as the world's first yoga...

USA

No more homework for UAE public school students

UAE’s public schools that follow the Ministry of Education (MOE) curriculum to eliminate homework and ensure optimal utilisation of a...

UAE

Singapore higher education moves towards supporting diverse interests and aptitudes

In order to better support the interests, aptitudes and learning needs of students in Singapore, the Ministry of Education (MOE) be...

Singapore

As schools reopen, Singapore steps in with strict measures to counter the Wuhan virus

If you are the parent of school-going children in Singapore, here's what you need to know about the measures being taken by schools upon the...

Singapore