DRivers, Enablers, and pathways of Adolescent developMent in Singapore

The Singapore Longitudinal Cohort Study

A comprehensive longitudinal study of the educational experiences, pathways and development of over 7000 adolescents in Singapore

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Straits Times: Teacher-parent partnership important in motivating secondary school students

SINGAPORE – When parents and teachers communicate and work together, students feel more supported and motivated in their studies. This is according to the findings of two studies by the National Institute of Education (NIE) released in May about how parents and teachers impact students’ academic motivation. Dr Wong Zi Yang, an NIE research fellow, led one study to understand how support from parents and teachers, which allowed students to make their own choices and...

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Straits Times: Adolescent boys feel more supported by parents, compared with adolescent girls

SINGAPORE - When Ms Tunitha Reku, 44, talks to her 15-year-old son, he is happy to give his mother just the gist of what happened in his school. However, it is different with her daughters, who are 13 and 14. “Whatever Leshawn discusses with me is usually on the surface; he doesn’t go into details. But my daughters like to have detailed discussions. So there’s definitely more in-depth discussions with them,” said Ms Tunitha....

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Zaobao: 国立教育学院开展新研究 关注青少年青春期变化和发展


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Straits Times: New study on adolescent development in secondary schools aims to help teenagers

SINGAPORE - With the increase in mental health conditions and social isolation among Singapore youth today, there is a worry that they may not reach their full potential as they navigate the challenges and demands of secondary school....

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DREAMS @ The Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference (RPIC)

Our research team will be presenting at the Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference (RPIC) on 29 and 30 May. If you are attending the conference, we hope you can join us as we share more about our Year 1 findings....

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DREAMS School Leaders Sharing

On 19 March, our Principal and Co- Investigators presented preliminary findings from our 7 sub-projects to over 100 principals & leaders from schools around Singapore....