There are many tuition centres in Singapore. Some specialize in the training of both primary and secondary school students. The secret to the high achievements of the tuition centre can be accredited to the qualified teachers, holistic training and attention to the individual child’s performance. The teacher to student ratio is kept at a maximum of ten students to one teacher. The tuition centre also offers extra holiday tuition for the various subjects in the different training camps. ACT (prep)
At the primary level the centre trains in math based on the Singapore curriculum. The students are taught critical thinking and problem solving techniques. The qualified teachers approved by the government ministry will teach the students basic mathematical topics such as decimals, geometry, statistics, ratios and percentages. They will also train the students in strategies, secrets and the various shortcuts and heuristic methods in problem solving. The extra tuition in math will aim at assisting the students to excel in this subject. The tuition centre aims at having A* students in the subject, given their model of training. There have been outstanding performances in the past, and the education centre prides itself in the excellent pass marks for all their previous students.
The secondary math students are trained using the GCE “O” and “N” level curriculums. The students are trained in such areas as algebra, functions, ratios, geometry, trigonometry and its applications. Emphasis is also given to critical thinking, problem solving techniques and non routine problem solving heuristic methods. Mathematics is seen as more than just a subject but a solution to the various problems affecting mankind. The students are prepared to see the wider scope in the application of mathematics to the day to day problems of life.
Both in Secondary and primary level English the students are prepared to know how to compose using the English language. Emphasis is also given to the comprehension of the English language and the use of grammar and the various vocabularies. The students are also trained using the cloze passage techniques. The students are taught how to communicate and express themselves both vocally and through writing by using the English language. The tuition centre prides itself in having produced excellent marks in the English subject exams nationally.
Science subjects are vital since they help the pupils to relate to various things in life. Students in the centre are taught about the various cycles such as the reproductive system and the water cycle. The students are also enlightened on the various systems such as the blood circulatory system. The centre aims at stimulating interest in science among its students for them to blossom to their full potential.