Nobody understands the gravity of the climate crisis better than our world’s scientific community. However, with global warming, relentless waste production, pollution, and deforestation, amongst many other topical issues, the movement for a greener tomorrow has been building a larger presence in various landscapes. Through hands-on opportunities, students across Asia are gaining real-world skills needed to better the world. Here are three schools in Asia empowering youths to evolve into informed and active global citizens.
Changes to the Ucas admissions process will hopefully help to ensure that more international students get into UK universities, writes Cris Seal, Tanglin's Head of Senior School. Click to read more.
Tanglin has won the much-coveted International School of the Year 2023 by ISC Research. The school also won the Ethical Values Education Award, for embedding the rights of children into the school’s ethos and culture as part of UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools accreditation (RRSA). There are 10 award categories this year, each focusing on a fundamental aspect of international school life. ISC Research received 291 entries from international schools in 61 countries.
The debate about GCSEs and whether they test exam performance rather than learning suggests radical change may be distant. It is left to schools to take the decision to reject the examination system by designing their own courses. Read more in this opinion piece by Chris Seal, Head of Tanglin Senior School.
145 Tanglin Senior students who sat for the (I)GCSE and A-Level examinations in 2022 achieved 156 awards by Pearson Education. Five scored the Highest Mark in the World, seven for the Highest Mark in Asia and six topped the charts for Highest Mark in Singapore