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    FUN WITH KIDS

    There are plenty of new online activities and stay-home kits to keep the little ones occupied.

    PSLE

    Will the Covid-19 situation change the selection process?
    Teachers, parents and students advise how to prepare for the DSA selection process.
    The new system takes effect when this year's Primary 6 cohort applies to get into secondary schools next year.

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    How to help your child succeed in school and life.

    Pre-school

    About 2,700 pre-schoolers here require support for dyslexia-related challenges every year.
    About 150 staff will be trained to offer early intervention where needed, under a new initiative.
    To babies and toddlers, the world of mask-wearing and hand-sanitising is the only one they know.

    Primary school

    More students applied for the Direct School Admission last year, using electronic means to show their talents amid the Covid-19 situation.
    Currently, about 70 per cent of the 186 primary and 152 secondary schools are fitted with lifts.

    Secondary School

    They could have the option to turn off the software so that there is no monitoring of online activities, he said.
    Several schools amended their tender documents for programmes in the past week.

    JC/Poly/ITE

    Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, thousands of students had to face up to the challenges posed by disruptions to their formal schooling. And they succeeded.
    Here are answers to some frequently asked questions on the upcoming early admissions exercise.

    University

    An arts education can equip students with creativity and innovative thinking skills.
    The Straits Times responds to readers' questions on taking the private school route to a degree.

    Degree = Jobs?

    These include those who did IT, health sciences and business. 
    Singaporeans have more options to upgrade and upskill at different points of their career.
    More than 30,000 are expected to graduate this year.
    In the past, most arts students would baulk at data presented to them, while science students would shy away from writing history essays.