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Why are assessment books these days horrific?

The culture in Singapore is that tuition lessons and assessment books are a must. It is as mandatory as the clothes that the child wears. Just the other day while I was scouting out the competitor’s textbooks on my day off, I overheard a mother saying “Boy, you’re weak in which subject… 662 more words


Censorship and Its Lessons, Banned Books and Diversity

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Censorship and its Lessons

I grew up in something of a time warp. 879 more words

National Issues

Choosing a career in teaching: part one

In early 2015 I started seriously debating switching from a career in publishing to one in teaching. As part of this, I emailed three friends who were already working as teachers – of Geography, History and Physics. 735 more words

Teacher Training

Meet Sarah: our new Assistant Production Editor

We’d like to introduce you to our newest member of the team and Assistant Production editor, Sarah, who has joined us after finishing a MSc in Publishing. 373 more words


Celebrating the Written Word and Life of the Mind

“Is this seat taken?” I ask the burly man with glasses and a salt-‘n-pepper mane. “No, go ahead,” he answers. “Great!” I smile and try to make eye contact, but he’s already turned away. 799 more words