Posts in Higher Education
Teach less, learn more in Singapore

Singapore’s education system may produce students who lead in reading, mathematics, and science, but they receive failing grades when it comes to innovation. In order to remedy this Singapore’s Ministry of Education implemented the “Teach Less, Learn More” policy in 2006 to alleviate some academic pressure and produce more well-rounded students.

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Why don't students collect grades?

Does this scenario sound familiar? After days of writing comments, correcting errors, and trading pages in a cramped campus room, the last assessment is finally graded and placed like a crown on a stack of booklets as tall as your desk. You’re eager to get these assessments—brimming with feedback—into the hands of your students, and you wait for them to be collected.

And you wait.

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