Individual and Small Group Mathematics and Statistics Tuition in Singapore – University and Junior College level


I am a private tutor in Singapore specializing in:

Mathematics and Statistics - for University level, Junior College H2+H1, Integrated Programme (IP), International Baccalaureate (IB).

Chemistry and Physics - for Junior College H2+H1, Integrated Programme (IP), International Baccalaureate (IB).

I am a full-time tutor conducting individual home tuition and small group tuition at affordable rates. My students have benefited from private (one to one) home tuition. They have gained confidence tackling the difficult concepts presented to them, and have benefited from the personalized attention that one to one tuition provides.

Academic Qualifications and Private Tutoring Experience

Ph.D. in Mathematics, 2011, National University of Singapore.

B.Sc. First Class Honours in Mathematics, 2002, National University of Singapore.

Grade Point Average (GPA): 4.9 out of 5.0. Placed on Dean's List for 4 Semesters. Served as student mentor at Special Programme in Science (SPS) for several semesters.

Very Extensive experience since 2002 tutoring Junior College and Integrated Programme Mathematics, as well as Secondary School Elementary maths and Additional maths.

Experience since 2009 tutoring University Level Mathematics and Statistics - including Calculus of Several Variables, Business Statistics, Engineering Calculus, Real Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Linear Algebra, Probability, Discrete Mathematics.

Experience since 2009 tutoring Junior College, Integrated Programme, and Secondary School Chemistry and Physics.

Contact Information

Handphone: 9724-0163 (Mr Ng)
Alternatively, please Email: tutor@sgmathtuition.net
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My Approach to Private Tuition

The Singapore government and various Members of Parliament have voiced concerns about private tuition. Many have highlighted the stresses and pressures students are facing at school and have wondered if we are pushing our students too hard.

I believe that having private tuition is a personal choice that the student and parent must decide on their own. My students have benefited from private (one to one) home tuition. They have gained confidence tackling the difficult concepts presented to them, and have benefited from the personalized attention that one to one tuition provides.

At school or at tuition centres, it is difficult to give each and every student such individualized, personal attention. That is where home tutors like myself come in. I strongly believe that well-qualified tutors like myself have a role to play in helping students strengthen their academic foundations and achieve better grades.

My aim is to make the learning experience a pleasant and enriching experience for all my students.

SUTD admits record 386 students for fourth intake

Summarized from ST
20 May 2015

THE Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), which opened its Changi campus on May 9, has admitted a record 386 students this year.

Commenting on this year’s batch, SUTD provost Chong Tow Chong said the increase in numbers and the continued high quality of students were encouraging.

Besides having good grades, applicants need to write a 500-word essay about themselves. Shortlisted applicants then go through a panel interview.

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Enhanced post-diploma certificate courses on offer from October

20 May 2015

Senior Minister of State for Education Indranee Rajah has announced the launch of enhanced post-diploma certificate (PDC) courses at local polytechnics, ranging from shipyard operations to data analytics.

They can be taken on a standalone basis, and are intensive, full-time courses that last for one to two months.

Students who successfully complete an enhanced post-diploma certificate course will receive the same certificate as students who now complete an equivalent course as part of part-time advanced diploma or specialist diploma courses.

Enhanced post-diploma courses to keep polytechnic graduates industry-relevant

18 May 2015

From October this year, polytechnic graduates can look forward to enrolling in 10 different enhanced post-diploma certificate courses to keep themselves industry-relevant, ranging from shipyard operations to data analytics.

These courses are being introduced as part of SkillsFuture, a national movement to encourage students and workers to develop specialised and industry-relevant skills. The enhanced courses will be offered on a standalone basis, in which graduates can cherrypick courses relevant to them, rather than completing an entire diploma course.

Fees will be waived for Singapore citizens taking their first enhanced course, if they have not taken up any post-diploma certificate course previously. Fees for subsequent courses will be subsidised at 85 per cent.

400 free courses, from literature to dance, this year for those aged 50 and above

A brief summary of ST article
dated 16 May 2015

Seniors aged 50 and above will get to enjoy over 400 educational courses for free this year, as part of a Ministry of Health initiative to celebrate Singapore’s jubilee. From now till the end of the year, they will be able to sign up for free courses on a wide range of topics, from literature and dance to business and culinary skills.

The courses will be coordinated by the Council for Third Age, an agency supported by the Ministry of Health to promote active ageing here. The courses, which were piloted early last year, are part of an ongoing drive by C3A to promote active ageing.

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UOL Statistics 1 students are being forced to retake their exams – due to examiners’ oversight

Summarized from TODAY Online
15 May 2015

SINGAPORE — One missing table of statistics was all it took for more than 2,000 students to have to retake an examination held last week.

TODAY understands that most of the students affected by the administrative blunder in the Statistics 1 exam on May 7, offered by the University of London (UOL), are from SIM University.

The announcement was all the more a surprise to many of them because invigilators had said the missing table was not an issue.

The shocker from the UOL came via email early yesterday: The students must retake the exam during their semester break, as the first will not be counted and will not appear in their records.

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Singapore tops biggest global education rankings published by OECD

Summarized from ST
13 May 2015

SINGAPORE – Singapore has done it again, topping the biggest global school rankings published by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). Asian countries took the top five spots; African countries were at the bottom.

The analysis, based on test scores in maths and science in 76 countries, is a much wider map of education standards than the OECD’s Pisa tests, which focus on more affluent industrialised countries.

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