Education

Meritocracy

 – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP – General Paper (GP) tuition & O-level English tuition specialists This article raises interesting points regarding whether meritocracy truly creates a fairer society. It is quite American-centric but it does open up some points for further discussion. We will cover meritocracy’s Pros and Cons from a Singapore perspective at a …

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Singapore’s key future challenges

  – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP – General Paper (GP) & O-level English tuition subject specialists (image credit: Future Ready Singapore) Be it for the English O-level Oral or GP, it is essential that the student is aware of some of the key concerns that will be facing Singapore. This is important not only for …

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Conformity vs. Individualism

General Paper (GP) Tuition & O level English Tuition specialists – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP –     While we give out plenty of summarised articles,  we also understand that our students are sometimes overburdened by the sheer amount of reading articles (i.e newspaper cut-outs, selected magazine pieces etc) especially for the General Paper. So …

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GP & English tuition notes: Education and Society

Excerpt of GP / O-level English  tuition notes. Adapted for website. Copyright Knowledge Skills LLP Education is a popular essay topic for both General Paper and O-level Paper 1. What’s the role of education? Are schools fulfilling that purpose? How are schools evolving? These are a sample of key ideas that must be understood. In …

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Education and Technology – Case Study

Excerpt from Digitising Education Key issues: Education and Technology, Digital Divide An excellent piece for Science and Technology, and education. Summary: South Korea is planning to digitise its entire educational curriculum by 2015. From 2015, all information will be taught to students using computers and other technological devices. The aim appears to be to eliminate …

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Youth Unemployment

Somewhat euro-centric, but a really good read on the causes and consequences of youth unemployment. In particular, you should be thinking about how to use this information in essays on youth in today’s world. The problems outlined here can also be used in global issues essays, especially with regard to global problems. http://www.economist.com/node/21528614

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