Integrated Programme

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“The Elite School Student’s Burden”

The class divide in Singapore needs to be bridged, yet the commentaries or responses which followed have tiptoed around structural fixes, focusing instead on superficial gestures which preserve the status quo. In particular, these gestures range from volunteering to social mixing through sports, arts, or heritage activities, prompting a TODAY letter writer to remark that “what we need to overcome this divide is social solidarity, not cosmetic social mixing” (TODAY, Jan. 3). Continue reading

The Merits Of The Integrated Programme: Perspectives From A Hwa Chong Student

With the announcement of the respective GCE ‘A’ Level Examination results, congratulations and commiserations are in order for all the candidates. Overall in particular, there was specific emphasis on the graduating batches from institutions that had offered the Integrated Programme (IP), gathering intensive evaluation on whether the “through-train” curriculum and pedagogies – with the absence … Continue reading