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0099 – education and identity, school is obsolete rah rah

Tuesday morning. Okay I’m up and on the way to work, a little late. I got online after finishing my word vomit, and predictably started procrastinating on reddit and tumblr before I even posted it- and I didn’t actually publish … Continue reading

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Links useful to me when studying as a Private A Level Candidate

(This post is incomplete but I just gotta put it out there) Once you’ve picked your subjects, I think the most important thing you should do is to familiarize yourself with the syllabus. You want to know the syllabus inside … Continue reading

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RE: The future of education

Prediction: education will be disrupted from without before it is reformed from within. Bureaucracy and legacy will keep existing institutions from exploiting new distribution models fully. There are things that teachers can’t say or do. Their hands are tied for … Continue reading

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Re: Insensitive Medical Student

Funny to be talking about medical students again. I want to make this quick and clear. First, this happened: The tweet was sent by a final-year medical student.┬áThese students are attached to hospitals to shadow senior doctors and may come … Continue reading

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Revolutionize Education, make learning fun

I’ve been watching more TED Talks recently- and I’ve stumbled upon a few gems. I’ve decided I’m going to write about my favourite ones and make a list of recommendations so you don’t have to trawl through all of them … Continue reading

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How I’m studying as an ‘A’ Levels Private Candidate

After choosing my subjects, the first thing I wanted to do was to get very intimately acquainted with my syllabus. It’s all available online, on the Singapore Examinations and Assessment board (SEAB). Here’s mine: H2 ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS H2 … Continue reading

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Studying H2 Literature as a Private Candidate, pt 1

First of all, after making the decision to do H2 Literature, I have to pick my texts. Here are my choices: Section B: Prose * E.M. Forster: A Room with a View * Jean Rhys: Wide Sargasso Sea * Emily … Continue reading

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