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Singapore students bag top medals at international science, math, geography competitions

12 Sep 2018 - Singapore students have excelled in a number of international competitions in the past couple of months, winning top accolades in subjects like physics, chemistry, mathematics and geography.

S'pore pupils No. 2 in global study on reading

23 Jan 2018 - Primary 4 pupils in Singapore have emerged second in an international test that measured how well they can read, out of 58 territories.

Singapore students top OECD global survey in problem solving through teamwork

21 Nov 2017 - Singapore students are world-beaters not just in science, mathematics and reading, but also in the ability to solve problems in teams, according to new findings from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Montreal learning centre focuses on teaching Singapore Math to young students

11 Sep 2017 - Learning math can be challenging for many children, but according to Montreal's Seriously Addictive Mathematics (SAM) president Erminio Zappitelli, it doesn't need to be.

Customising 'Singapore maths' for use in schools abroad

13 June 2017 - The Singapore approach to teaching maths has become so popular that "Singapore maths" has become a familiar phrase with teachers and students in at least 14 countries, even as far as South Africa and Chile.

Singapore maths travelling the globe

13 June 2017 - A team from the Curriculum Development Institute of Singapore, set up in 1980 to develop good-quality teaching and learning materials, studies the problem of low numeracy and basic mathematics skills among Singapore pupils.

Singapore maths inspires UK educators

4 Apr 2017 - The Singapore style of teaching mathematics is already being used in thousands of schools across the United States. Now, it is making inroads into British schools as well.

Singapore students top in maths, science and reading in Pisa international benchmarking test

6 Dec 2016 - One week after scoring top marks in a mathematics and science study, Singapore students aced an even more prestigious international benchmarking test, dubbed the "World Cup for Education"

Singapore students top global achievement test in mathematics and science

29 Nov 2016 - Singapore students are the world's best in mathematics and science, according to a global benchmarking study released on Tuesday (Nov 29).