Excel in Humanities and Language Subjects in Singapore

Quite frequently, questions that appear to be very simple or straightforward might not always be so. While students may perceive a question to be “easy”, in actual fact, these questions actually require significant thought and input. Let us take an example from the rec...

April 3, 2018

2017 was the first year when O-Level students sat for the examination paper of the newly revamped Social Studies (SS) syllabus. While Humanities Hub's students performed brilliantly, with more than 63% of them garnering distinctions, many Sec 3 and 4 students continued...

March 25, 2017

2017 marks the first year when GCE ‘O’ Level candidates will be sitting for a brand new Social Studies (SS) syllabus come October. According to MOE, the new syllabus is revised to place greater emphasis on active citizenship and critical thinking in students. While pre...

January 6, 2017

As part of our efforts to constantly make learning more engaging and impactful to students, we are starting an E-Learning Series on this blog to engage the technologically-savvy generation to contribute their views on pertinent issues in Social Studies. By sharing thei...

December 6, 2016

Image taken from The Straits Times web edition of 6 Jan 2016. To read the article on the new syllabus change, click here

The newly revamped syllabus of the GCE O-Level Social Studies has been posing significant challenges to numerous students, and even some schoo...

November 17, 2016

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Many students struggle often with Social Studies subject because it requires them to think and answer critically.

One of the most important skills in Social Studies is discerning what is Reliability and Utility. How do you tackle such que...