Tag Archives: POLYTECHNIC

HELP! I GOT MY POLY SCHOOL MATE PREGNANT!

A few months back, my girlfriend and I had unprotected sex because my girlfriend said she want to try it without a condom. Today, my girlfriend went to buy a pregnancy kit and when she tested, it was positive! We went to see a gynae, and it turns out she really is pregnant.

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The Truth About Life As a Polytechnic Student

It's finally the end of my third academic year in Polytechnic before the start of Internship Programme. Everyone's tired. We all need a break from this crazy Final Year Project (FYP) that everyone has been losing their sleep for. I can't say that I'm a committed student myself because I'm always late for classes and am quite the slacker in school. But that's only because I'm tired of this environment that we're in.

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Two RP students first recipients of S R Nathan Education Award

Two polytechnic students have become the first recipients of the S R Nathan Education Award. Together with the award, the S R Nathan Endowment Fund was started with a donation of S$129,000 by Mr Nathan to Republic Polytechnic (RP) and aims to help needy students who have graduated from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and are pursuing a diploma at RP.

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MOE review to make internships, workplace learning central to poly, ITE education

An Education Ministry review that has just been launched is set to make apprenticeships and learning in real-life settings much more important in polytechnic and ITE education. The review will initially focus on building and construction, nursing, aerospace, manufacturing and early childhood education. The review committee held its first dialogue with polytechnic and ITE students today (Jan 9) to get their views. Senior Minister of State for Education Indranee Rajah, who heads the committee, said they will be studying countries like Germany and Switzerland, and their successful models of apprenticeship in education.

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