Politics

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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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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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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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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General Paper Notes: Politics – Government Priorities

Excerpt from Politics notes (copyright: Knowledge Skills LLP) Politics, Government and Democracy I. Priorities and characteristics of good governments. There is a long list of the characteristics of good governance. In GP, the primary focus is on the competing priorities that governments face. In other words, students should focus on being able to craft arguments …

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General Paper notes: Thinking about Democracy

Excerpt from General Paper tuition notes (copyright: Knowledge Skills LLP) With the recent USA presidential elections and the impending transfer of leadership in China, the last few months have been an exciting period in the political scene. At the forefront of many discussions in Singapore were the pros and cons of Democracy (or the possible …

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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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