Singaporean parents are best known for being Kiasu, and would engage private tutors for their children to have a competitive edge over others. One huge question lingers for these parents though: 1-1 or Group Tuition?
Chemistry is, with no doubt, one of the core subjects that is not only required as pre-requisite when applying for university courses but also serves as central science through which other sciences such as physics, biology and geology connect to each other. At the O-level, you are required to take at least two sciences, chemistry being compulsory. Of course, there has to be a valid reason as to why it has to be this way. In an attempt to solve this puzzle, we have summed up some of the key skills gained from learning chemistry.
This article discusses the reasons why many students find Junior College Year 1 (JC1) education challenging these days by looking at the system itself. Through this article, parents can get up-to-speed with the demands of the current GCE A-Level education in Singapore.