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Final friendly advice for PSLE exams

I recall all the jitters T and I experienced this time last year as Big D prepared for his PSLE oral exams. We were nervous as many of his classmates were down with a viral fever. 663 more words


Changes to PSLE

The big news about the banding of grades into ALs came out and created a flurry of discussion.

In the midst of it, I noticed how most parents (peers and friends) were gravitating towards the concept of striving for 4 points. 126 more words


PSLE changes: Is grading system for pupils exempted from mother tongue unfair?

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Can I get my child exempted from mother tongue for the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE)? This question has been popping up in education forums after the recent announcement of changes to the PSLE scoring system, starting from 2021. 923 more words

Current Affairs

A short history of the PSLE: a system with intrinsic shortcomings

By now, everyone would have digested the recent changes to the PSLE. As propounded in excruciating detail by Jeff in his article on Proposed Changes to PSLE… 982 more words

New PSLE System favors "All Rounders" over "Specialists"

The new PSLE system clearly favors “all-rounders” over “specialists”.

Scenario 1: Math-Whiz VS All-Rounder

Imagine a Math/Science-whiz with

Math:100 (AL 1)
Science: 98 (AL 1)

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PSLE revamp: change or more of the same?

The recent revamp of the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) scoring system is an attempt by the government to reduce competition and examination pressures. However, this change is arguably limited in revamping a status quo characterised by unhealthy competition and tuition-driven education culture. 1,131 more words


New PSLE Scoring System, AL1 to AL8 (Singapore)

Source: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/changes-to-the-psle-scoring-system-7-things-to-note-from-2021

The new, long awaited, PSLE scoring system is now out. Under the new scoring system, T-score is being replaced by Achievement Levels:

AL1: 90 and above…

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