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...

August 26, 2017

1. It is ALL about memorising

So many parents have asked us, “Don’t they just need to memorise the content to do well in [insert Humanities subject]?” and we have had to disabuse them of the entrenched, but mistaken, notion. Maybe that was the case 30 years ago, when al...

November 22, 2016

H2 History at GCE ‘A’ Level is no longer an exercise in factual recall. Essay writing at this level requires candidates to demonstrate an understanding of historical concepts, construct question-focused arguments in relation to their thesis, and substantiate them with...

November 15, 2016

The following is an article which we have contributed to the latest Nov/Dec16 issue of PopClub. 

A brand new challenge awaits students who are now done with their GCE O-Level examinations, and those who have finished their IP Year 4. As they advance to pre-university ed...

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