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From TLL news and updates, to interesting education related articles and exam tips compiled by our very own teachers, and more – this is your space to find out what’s going on in the education world.

Posted by Shafina Jaafar on January 20, 2017

Choosing The Right After-School Activities For Your Child

As you and your child are settling into a new academic routine, one of the important decisions that your child has to make is choosing his or her after-school Co-Curricular Activity (CCA). From sports and uniform groups to the performing arts and enrichment classes, choosing the right after-school activities is important in shaping your child’s development in a holistic manner.

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Topics: after school activities, cca

Posted by Kellie Teo on January 13, 2017

TLL Feature: Dr François Taddei x TLL Dialogue

We were very privileged to have received Dr François Taddei, Dr Gaell Mainguy and Dr Mariana Losada at our centre in United Square for a dialogue session on Tuesday, 10 January 2017. We arranged for our guests to meet with our TLL teachers, curriculum teams, and senior academic management team.

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Posted by Kellie Teo on January 12, 2017

TLL Feature: Hear From Our Students

This year, the TLL team is excited to present to you the TLL Feature, a new series of testimonials and articles contributed by teachers, students and even parents, like yourself, to give you an insider's guide to what goes on in our classrooms and beyond.

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Topics: tll feature

Posted by Shafina Jaafar on January 04, 2017

5 Important Back-To-School Tips Your Child Should Know

Happy New Year!

School bells are ringing as the school year’s beginning! We know getting back into “school-mode” can be a challenge for your child after a month of holiday and festivity, but every new year is an opportunity to make a fresh start and new friends. Here are some tips to ease your child back into school and start on the right note:

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Topics: back to school, Study Tips, tips

Posted by Shafina Jaafar on January 01, 2017

8 movies from the 90's you should re-watch with your kids

Looking for something to do with your family this New Year holiday? From something fun to something a little more serious, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite movies from the 90s we think you and your children would enjoy!    

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Topics: english, movies

Posted by Shafina Jaafar on December 27, 2016

Preparing for the new academic year

The December holiday is almost over, and that means the new school term is approaching. Amidst the attempts to schedule as many fun activities as possible into this last week of break, is your child ready for school?

Here are some ideas as to how you can encourage and prepare your child for the new academic year!

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Topics: teachers, children, back to school, parenting

Posted by Shafina Jaafar on December 23, 2016

Is your child ready for secondary 1?

The Secondary 1 posting results have been released, and we hope your child is happy with the school of their choice, and excited to begin 2017. Six years have passed since the first day you got ready to send your child off into the big world of primary school, and it’s hard to believe that in two weeks, they will be embarking on a whole new adventure again.

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Topics: back to school, secondary school

Posted by Kellie Teo on December 19, 2016

6 books your child should read this term break

From iPad applications to video game consoles, your child has probably been exposed to a wider range of games and activities than you ever had access to when you were their age. Although it is important for your child to experience the latest developments and trends of the modern world, it is equally as beneficial to let them appreciate the joys of one of history’s earliest forms of entertainment: reading.

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Topics: holiday, reading

Posted by Shafina Jaafar on December 15, 2016

Give your child the Gift of Learning this holiday season

Christmas songs have begun playing in department stores, and the Christmas lights along Orchard Road have been strung up and lit. The holiday season is upon us, albeit a little premature.

Many Christmas lists are teeming with the latest gadgets and gizmos, but you can do your child one better by giving them a gift that keeps on giving - the gift of learning. Tell that to your child, and you'll probably be met with a quizzical look or a resounding groan, but learning is truly one of the best possible gifts they could receive; they just don’t know it yet.

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Topics: education, gift of learning

Posted by Shafina Jaafar on December 12, 2016

Preparing Your Child For The World Ahead Begins In Our Classroom

"The modern world no longer rewards people for what they know... but for what they can do with what they know. It is therefore encouraging that Singapore students are not just leading the world in scientific knowledge, but they excel particularly in their capacity to think like scientists." – Mr Andreas Schleicher, director for education and skills at Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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Topics: education