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    SINGAPORE - From the time he was in Primary 3, Muhammad Saif Mishary Muhammad Shahidin had been scoring Ds and Es in school examinations for mathematics and science.
    Raphael Lee, an only child, was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2016.
    For govt and govt-aided schools, cut-off point of 8-22 for the Express (O level) track, 22-25 for Normal (Academic), and 26 -30 for Normal (Technical).

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    How to help your child succeed in school and life.

    Pre-school

    Experts give advice on what to look out for in choosing the right one for your kid.
    These five pre-schools inspire learning with unique facilities and programmes.
    The study followed 1,537 children from 80 pre-schools from Kindergarten 1 to Primary 1.

    Primary school

    It is the highest number of officers to be moved from the headquarters to head schools in recent years.
    The annual sports competition sees about 60,000 student-athletes competing across 29 sports.

    Secondary School

    They secured the best showing at the national exam in at least three decades despite lockdowns and school closures.
    In Secondary 1, one of Siti Aisyah Abdul Rahman's biggest fears was speaking to her teachers and classmates in English.

    JC/Poly/ITE

    At the end of a polytechnic education, "you can actually work if you want to”.
    Do junior colleges prepare students better for university? Find out the learning style of students in JCs.

    University

    The three-year programme will allow students to gain on-the-job experience at established accounting firms.
    Students may get the flexibility to pursue programmes across disciplines, with NUS planning to transform its educational model.

    Degree = Jobs?

    In the past, most arts students would baulk at data presented to them, while science students would shy away from writing history essays.
    The universities, especially SIT and SUSS, are going big on combining work and study, and students spend up to a year on work-study programmes. 
    The class of 2020 will graduate into a recession brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. But this is unlikely to dampen the aspirations of young Singaporeans for a university degree.
    Over 700 organisations, firms, ministries and government agencies are offering more than 7,500 places.