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Singapore students top maths, science rankings for second consecutive edition of international study

08 Dec 2020 – Students here have taken the top spot in mathematics and science for the second consecutive edition of an international study. This is the third time students here have topped the charts across all categories in the study since its inception in 1995, with the other two sweeps coming in the 2015 […]

Singapore maths adds up for educators around the world

03 Feb 2020 – The irony will not be lost on British educators. In 2019, Singapore commemorated the 200th year since Sir Stamford Raffles arrived on its shores. As the former colony reflected on what it inherited from Britain, schools there have joined more than 50 education systems around the world in adopting Singapore-style mathematics. […]

Mathematics phobia no more

09 Dec 2018 – 8-year-old twins Daniyal Eijaz Azman and Shiraz Irfan Azman have overcome their phobia of mathematics since they enrolled in Seriously Addictive Mathematics (S.A.M) enrichment programme two years ago. […]

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. […]