CDAC to offer all-round support for weaker students from disadvantaged families

SINGAPORE – Under-performing students from disadvantaged families will be given more holistic support by the Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC) from next year. The non-profit self-help group for the Chinese community will expand its student programme to help develop motivation, resilience and discipline in learning among weaker students. This will be done through extra mentoring and supervision from former school leaders, tutors and trainers. The organisation will also help create a more conducive learning environment at home for the students by providing tables and lamps where needed, along with additional…

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Accident Singapore 

NUS student falls and dies after locking herself out of dorm room

The Sheares Hall at National University of Singapore. (File photo: NUS website) SINGAPORE: A National University of Singapore (NUS) student died on Saturday (Oct 28) after she was found unconscious near Block C of Sheares Hall, one of the school’s six residential hostels. Channel NewsAsia understands that the student, a South Korean, climbed out of a top-floor window near her room after locking herself out. “She was immediately sent to the hospital, but subsequently passed away,” said an NUS spokesperson. Police confirmed they were alerted to “a case of fall…

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