Globalisation

Environmental Protection vs Economic Growth

 – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP – General Paper (GP) & O-level English tuition subject specialists Adapted from K.Higgins   Economic growth and sustainability – are they mutually exclusive? A popular choice amongst students are environment-based GP questions. And a common question that has appeared many times tests students on evaluating Economic Growth against Environmental protection. …

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Combating Terrorism

Adapted for website  – GP tuition / O-level tuition articles-  copyright Knowledge Skills LLP Adapted from Steven Metz Surprisingly, despite the tragic and international repercussions from 9/11, exam questions on terrorism are not too common. Some schools cover it briefly under “Conflict”. Others will discuss it under “Crime & Punishment” or “War”. Whatever the content …

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Westernisation or Globalisation? (General Paper / O-Level)

Adapted for website – GP tuition articles- copyright Knowledge Skills LLP Adapted from J.S Nye : One key issue for GP discussion regarding globalisation would be that of culture. The following article is a rather pro-globalisation and pro-American article regarding the positive effects of changing culture. It raises good questions on how Singapore negotiates its …

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Patriotism & Nationalism in a Globalised World (General Paper / O Level)

Adapted for website  – GP / O-level English tuition articles-  copyright Knowledge Skills LLP   Be it in the workplace or in schools, Singaporeans are often advised to upgrade their skills and be willing to to move out of their comfort zone; to grasp opportunities beyond our borders and to be global citizens. Such messaging can …

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Globalisation & Nationalism

Adapted from General Paper GP tuition notes for website. Copyright Knowledge Skills LLP. One area of focus for General Paper is Globalisation. It can cover a huge breath of points and can take many GP tuition lessons to cover. Whenever possible, main ideas are covered during tuition and further examples or elaboration of less core …

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General Paper notes: Foreign Intervention

Excerpt – Adapted from GP tuition notes (politics) for website. Copyright: Knowledge Skills LLP source: www.yalerecord.com Politics is a heavy topic and is usually covered over several  lessons. For O-level standards, ‘politics’ exposure is usually parked under Social Studies. In a previous article on government priorities, we highlighted several domestic considerations. To add on, one must also …

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Are Nation-States still relevant?

Excerpt from GP tuition and O level English tuition notes: Globalisation and Politics Context: Globalisation affects the world on several levels. Students should avoid using this term as a catch-all term and rather show how the different aspects of society is affected by it.(of course, with relevance to the question) This leads to a clearer …

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