How to learn better during the June holidays and beyond

To improve academically, students should focus on the 'how' of learning, and not just the 'what'

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Ever since I was in Primary 5, the June holidays had always seemed like a humorous misnomer. While it was a welcome respite from school, June always felt more like a "studying break" rather than a "holiday".

This year, the pressure for parents and students to make the best of the mid-year break is likely to be heightened, with June coming on the heels of a limited in-person schooling disruption that saw a rapid shift to full home-based learning.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 06, 2021, with the headline How to learn better during the June holidays and beyond. Subscribe