Replied to Singapore abolishes school exam rankings, says learning is not competition (Citi Newsroom)

For older students in primary schools and secondary schools, marks for each subject will be rounded off and presented as a whole number, without decimal points – to reduce the focus on academic scores. Parents will continue to receive information about their child’s progress in school during parent-teacher meetings.

Is this that different from Australia? I find that there is a lot of confusion about what schools do and are required to do when it comes to assessment and reporting. This is something discussed in Episode 139 of the TER Podcast.
Bookmarked Every School is a Good School | It’s All About Learning (mepsprincipal.edublogs.org)
John Goh reflects on his experiences of the Singapore education system. He does so making comparisons with education in New South Wales. He touches on training, the structure of the day, doing less and lifelong learning. This provides a different perspective to Pak Tee Ng’s work.