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Published on: 12 Dec 2016 by marywu
Education and schools in Singapore
Many expats migrating or moving with their families will certainly become more concern about making a best arrangement for their kids’ education in Singapore. There are various options schools for children to choose such as public, private or international schools which in the city-state, hence parents should consider carefully and asking the ideas of children and suggestions of other expats who have faced with similar situation before then you can decide to enroll your children. It is necessary to know about the local schools education basic information and your expectation for your children’s achievements.
Private schools in Singapore
Expat kids could enroll in public or private schools in Singapore. The best Singapore private school educations have long waiting lists and their preference is available to citizens. On the one hand, local private school is far more affordable than international schools. On the other hand, private schools can offer a different curriculum to children with different learning abilities and talents, thus foreign children could end up isolating feeling and adapt to the school and environment quickly. But parents who plan to live in Singapore for a long time should prepare themselves and help their kids to adapt to the education system of Singapore and know the local curriculum to help their children preventing the difficulties from school.
International school in Singapore
Usually international schools in Singapore have higher standards and more challenging curriculum than Singapore private school education. And it usually has a great reputation and is the popular ones that will often have long waiting list although the high turnover could unsettle students and disrupt the learning environment. About the tuition and fees, international schools in Singapore are expensive for many expats whose finance are insufficient and tight since we all know that moving to a new country usually need a large amount of expense. And there are extra costs for trips or curriculum or extracurricular activities if need and required according to the school’s learning plan.
Parents in Singapore
Are you the parents living and settling down in Singapore? Have you experienced similar or same challenges and difficulties on the Singapore education? As a new people in Singapore, it is hard to get useful information at the beginning especially for those expats who move to a strange country. If have better ideas or suggestions about expats in Singapore, please share with us and provide the good guide and help to those people who are moving or planning to move to Singapore if you like.