2017 Year-End School Holiday Closure

Dear Students and Parents, Please be informed that we will be closed for School Holidays from 18 December 2017 to 1 January 2018. All classes will be paused during this time and will resume 2 Jan 2018. On behalf of the staff body, we would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy […]

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Singapore: A unique case study

Singapore is a multicultural and multilingual nation with a unique approach to language. Although we have four main languages, English is the unifying lingua franca and is the language in which children are taught. In school, it is compulsory for students to also learn a mother tongue language. There are several reasons for this. After […]

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Motivating for Learning

The education system has many schools of thought when it comes to learning. We have visual learners, students who prefer to listen to lectures and some who learn through experimentation. When learning a new language, teachers often have to brainstorm a variety of methods to help students learn – through videos, conversational activities, etc. Even […]

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The Efficiency Principle

For many people, National Service (NS) is characterised as a time of tough physical work and character development. For two years, our Singapore men trade in their school uniforms for army greens to serve and protect our country. As most full-time national servicemen (NSFs) spend a significant portion of time in camp, whatever time they […]

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Ushering in the new

In the spirit of the new year, we at Agape School of Education, have also launched our new, updated website! Although we have not forgotten the old, we understand that today, it is important to keep updating ourselves and our digital profile. As technology advances, websites are constantly evolving in terms of functionality, design and […]

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Playing to learn: Benefits of the playgroup

Humans are naturally creative, musical and artistic. Yet, our children today are spending less time physically playing, creating imaginary games, and interacting with others meaningfully. Many are becoming socially isolated because their leisure time is spent in front of a computer or television, or with a helper. Studies have shown that this affects their ability […]

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