Singapore-Cambridge A Levels or the IB Diploma programme?

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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea?! There are about 12,000 students taking the A Levels in Singapore every year and 2,500 taking IB examinations. The numbers for IB have increased significantly over the years as local reputable schools like ACS and SJI have jumped onto the bandwagon. There are also specialty schools like the Singapore Sports School and …

H1 Economics or H2 Economics ?

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Congratulations!  Being on this page suggests you are serious about learning Economics, which is a really wise move. ­čÖé Perhaps, you have read our article about the Benefits of Learning Economics. But faced with a choice of taking H1 or H2 Economics, what should you do? 1. CONTENT – H1 vs H2 Economics H1 Economics is basically a lighter load …

Tuition Curbs? Wrong Answer. Pls try again.

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Allow me to respond to various writings recently published in the Straits Times:┬á“China bars for-profit tutoring in core school subjects“, a letter to the ST Forum, “Should China’s curbs on tuition be looked at here?” and “China cracking down on private tuition: A lesson for Singapore?“. It would be a mistake┬áto blame the tuition┬áindustry for mental and emotional┬áhealth issues that …

Real World Economics - Singapore HK Travel Bubble

Real World Economics Applied: To HK or not?

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Singapore and HK have reached an agreement on an air-travel bubble slated to start on 26th May 2021. Rational decision making requires marginal cost and benefit analysis as per Singapore Cambridge A Level Economics Syllabus. That is the most critical aspect and in doing so, with consideration of information required, possible constraints, intended and unintended consequences as well as different …