Tag: students

Can You Spell “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”?

April 28th, 2013   •   no comments   

Well, perhaps these kids can. Especially on a good day?

Thanks to an invitation from Omy.sg, I had the chance to attend the grand finals of the RHB-The Straits Times National Spelling Championship 2013. Running for its second year, this competition for kids aims to raise their appreciation of spelling in language and literacy in a fun and competitive manner.  Targeting students in Singapore, it challenges them to out-spell each other through the awareness of phonemes and syllabication while enriching their vocabulary through the study of prefixes, suffixes and root words.
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Grooming Tomorrow’s Leaders

June 21st, 2012   •   no comments   

Participants and facilitators of the inaugural YLT in Singapore

As Facebook’s IPO continue to garner interest (both good and bad), the question on many people’s lips is this: Can Singapore produce business leaders who started young such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, or Bill Gates?

Well, perhaps the Young Leaders of Tomorrow (YLT) programme can help to usher the way.

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