Distance is still important, as students should not spend hours travelling to and from school. Will his self-esteem be dashed if he goes from being first in class to being 30th?
By discussing, you cover all bases which may not be able to be spelt out in a document," he said. It is also important to consider the sports and co-curricular activities that a school offers as they are crucial to the development of character and soft skills such as communication and teamwork in children.
In the end, instead of aiming for a top school, parents should pick a school that will help bring out the potential in a child, be it in the academics, sports or arts. But it is likely to include more advice on what teachers should do in tricky situations. Meanwhile, schools have been briefing teachers on it, through sessions where scenarios and their solutions are discussed.
The move follows calls for stricter guidelines in the wake of a string of scandals involving teachers, including that of a female teacher who had sex with a teenage boy from her school. If there is still a tie, between two Singapore citizens for example, the one with the higher unrounded aggregate score will be posted into the school first.
The short answer is yes - if he meets the entry score then he is likely to gain a place in his second-choice school. The code is expected to be released by the end of the month. Students who fail to get a place in any of their choice of schools will be posted to a school near their home which still has vacancies.
Teachers said the discussion went beyond just notifying them of the guidelines. Under the new guidelines, teachers are also likely to be advised against adding students as Facebook friends. The Ministry of Education first announced in November last year that it had completed work on a Code of Professional Conduct for Educators to help teachers uphold high standards amid an environment that is becoming "increasingly complex".
The No 1 student will be posted to the school on top of his list of six choices. They should take note of the research done on the "Big Fish, Little Pond Effect", which shows that students may actually do better in a less popular - or what researchers term a "less selective" - school.
Another principal said that by getting teachers to think about the various facets of an issue, "there is meaning to the guidelines" when they see the code. For instance, teachers may be told that tattoos, while not forbidden, should be concealed at all times in school.
Parents are often torn between a more competitive and less competitive school. Ahead of its official roll-out, some schools have conducted briefings for teachers in the past week.
If the school is also full, he will be sent to his third-choice school, and so on In situations where there are two or more students with the same rounded aggregate score yes, scores are actually rounded to the nearest whole number vying for the last place in a school, they will be posted based on their citizenship status with Singapore citizens getting first dibs followed by permanent residents and then international students.
A primary school teacher said the discussion serves as a good reminder because teachers may not be always conscious about their actions. They are likely to accomplish more, be more persistent and have higher aspirations if they feel competent in what they do, are confident and feel positively about themselves.
The reverse is likely to be the case in a high-achieving school.
Some teachers said they were told that getting involved with students is prohibited - even if they are no longer teaching at the same school. Instead, they may be encouraged to set up a separate group page to interact with students.
The top secondary school may not be the right school for your son or daughter. They were also asked for their views and responses to situations which may be less clear-cut, via case studies raised by principals for discussion.
If there two have the same unrounded aggregate score, then posting into the school will be determined by a computerised ballot.
Another scenario discussed was on befriending students on social media. Research into that effect suggests parents should focus on getting their child into a school that will boost his confidence in his academic ability.
The Straits Times understands teachers will be reminded that inappropriate relationships with students are not allowed.
But in the secondary school, it can be a useful teaching tool," said the principal. This means students who view themselves as of low or average ability will get a confidence booster if they attend an average-performance school.
Does he thrive in competition, or wilt under stress? For a student, time spent travelling can be better used to take up sports or co-curricular activities. What other considerations should parents have? The new code incorporates two documents currently used by teachers - the Civil Service Instruction Manuals and the Ministry of Education internal conduct guidelines.AP Practice Exams are provided by the College Board for AP Exam preparation.
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