Singapore has earned a reputation as the world’s easiest place to do business; this factor has attracted many professionals from all across the world. To cater to the needs of these businessmen’s children, many international schools have been set up in the island-city.
If you have recently moved to Singapore and looking for an International School Singapore for your child, you will be happy to know that you have more than 50 international schools to choose from. Here are some main types of curricula offered by these international schools:
1. Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education
IGCSE is one of the most flexible curriculums developed by the Cambridge Assessment International Education board. Students have the option to personalize their subjects according to their individual career and education goals. IGCSE is currently offered in 24 international schools in Singapore. Additionally, study resources for IGCSE subjects like reference materials are also widely available.
2. International Baccalaureate
The IB programme is one of the largely reputable educational curriculums around the world. The programme has been harmonized and is managed by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) in Switzerland (Geneva). All the IB subjects Singapore have been customized according to the IB learner profile, which is represented by ten attributes respected by IB World Schools.
3. GCE Advanced Level (A-Level)
The GCE A-Level curriculum hails from the United Kingdom and is an established school qualification, which grants students entry to colleges in the UK and around the world. GCE A-Level offers about 30 subjects in international schools in Singapore and students have the option to choose a combination of maximum of five subjects for their final examinations.