SINGAPORE - As students of all levels returned to school this past week, it was announced that home-based learning (HBL) is here to stay. Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said recently that online learning is set to become routine, suggesting that HBL could be held once a fortnight, for starters. Amid the coronavirus pandemic , HBL was rolled out nationwide after schools shut in April. After the circuit breaker to stem the spread of Covid-19 ended on June 1, most students in primary and secondary schools alternated between being physically in school and HBL, on a weekly basis, for a month. Now that the weekly rotation is over, it is timely to assess what lessons were learnt from the big HBL experiment and its chief benefits that can also be reaped in the physical classroom. Educators interviewed by The Straits Times say virtual and classroom learning are two distinct beasts, but there are useful synergies between the two, which, when combined, could lead to students ... » Learn More about Home-based learning: What have we learnt from the great HBL experiment?
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Our verdict: 77 per cent Unit efficiency 3.5/5 Unit size 4/5 Quality of fittings 4/5 Design 3/5 Variety of facilities 4.5/5 Quality of facilities 4/5 Surrounding amenities 3.5/5 Developer 4.5/5 Transport links 3.5/5 Driving accessibility 4/5 Upkeep of property 4/5 Price point 3.5/5 The Crest offers buyers a chance to own a home in a central location while enjoying unblocked views, but it's not exactly the most affordable option out there. What we like What we don't like Big pool 11-min walk to mrt Good facilities Could do with more deck chairs Bigger than usual units Project: The Crest District: 03 Address: Prince Charles Crescent Tenure: 99-year Leasehold No. of Units: 469 Site Area: 256,026 sqft Developer: Wingcrown Investment Pte Ltd TOP: 2017 ‘Life peaks at the top’. Now that’s a slogan that befits The Crest in more ways than one. Before I go into greater detail ... » Learn More about The crest condo review: Giant pool + bigger than usual units
Subway is launching its 2 for 220 on Daily Favorites where sub lovers can enjoy 2 Subway Sandwiches. Try their recommended daily favorite pairings that highlight a different sub each day of the week starting on April 7 until Jun 15, 2021. The Daily Favorites at 2 for 220 sub pairing are: Italian B.M.T. (paired with Sliced Chicken), Tuna (paired with Veggie Delite), Spicy Italian (paired with Sliced Chicken), Pulled Pork (paired with Sliced Chicken), Subway Club (paired with Sliced Chicken), Roast Beef (paired with Veggie Delite) and Meatball Marinara (paired with Sliced Chicken). Customers can still enjoy the Daily Favorites at the comfort of their home safe by ordering online for delivery via Facebook Messenger. Or, spend less time waiting in line by having their order picked up. All they have to do is follow these five simple steps: 1. Open the messenger application. 2. Select the method of your order, whether it’s for pickup or delivery. 3. Select your location. 4. Place ... » Learn More about Subway launches 2 of the daily favorites