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COMMENTARY: What Will Private Tuition Look Like in Phase 2 and Beyond?

SINGAPORE: To lower the risks of a further spread of Covid-19 among the general population, the Government imposed a nation-wide circuit breaker from 7 April to 1 June 2020. As part of this effort, all centre- and home-based tutoring had been disallowed until Phase 2 of Singapore’s economic reopening. 19 June 2020 marked Phase 2 of the post-Circuit Breaker reopening. Tutors and…
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Post-Circuit Breaker Comparison: Face-to-Face Tutoring vs. Online Video Tutoring

After a two month long “circuit breaker” to curb local transmission of COVID-19. Schoolsand institutes of higher learning have reopened in a three-phased approach to resume activities safely, post-circuit breaker. Should community infection rates remain low and stable, the second phase of reopening could happen before the end of June. MOE has also previously announced that “National…
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Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for the Self-Employed Person Income Relief Scheme (SIRS)

Many SEPs have reported difficulty in sending in their applications for SIRS on the previous NTUC portal. Here’s some good news: a newly improved form.gov.sg site (similar to the Temporary Relief Fund or TRF applications) has been set up for SIRS! Here’s a quick and easy guide on how to apply for SIRS, along with what to expect, so that your experience will be…
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Get Up To $10/hr in Training Allowance While Learning a New Skill - Budget 2020 Support Measures for SEPs

In the Resilience Budget, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a suite of assistance measures for self-employed persons (SEPs). The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to take at least a year to be resolved, and the economic repercussions would last even longer.DPM Heng Swee Keat One of the most relevant measures to assist SEPs is the Self-Employed Persons Training Support…
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Video - How to conduct online tuition, a guide for first timers!

Make sure you’re in a quiet room This applies to both the tutor and your student. Background noise can cause distraction and frustration when it comes to online conferencing. Being in a comfortable, quiet and conducive learning environment also encourages positive learning outcomes. Make sure to turn off your laptop fan or standing fan, as it causes a lot of noise interference and can…
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Solidarity Payment and Other Cash Payouts for Singaporeans

In the Solidarity Budget announced on 6 April 2020, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that all Singaporeans aged 21 and above this year will receive a one-off Solidarity Payment of $600 in cash, as immediate assistance to tide through this period of heightened safe distancing measures (link). Eligible citizens who have previously provided their bank account details to the…
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How to apply for the Temporary Relief Fund - TRF (now online!)

The. Temporary Relief Fund is now available to apply online! Before you start, make sure to prepare some documents as proof of income (eg. your payslip or CPF statement) to prove your income before the COVID19 period. Also, ensure you have a bank account registered with PayNow enabled, as the $500 payout will be via PayNow. For applicants with an invalid PayNow, payment will be via…
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Available Government Assistance: Temporary Relief Fund

The Temporary Relief Fund is a one-off $500 urgent cash payout, to be made in April 2020 to individuals whose livelihoods were affected by COVID-19, and who require urgent assistance due to job or income loss. Eligibility Criteria Singapore Citizen or PRLost their jobs or faced a personal income loss of at least 30% due to COVID-19 (loss of job or income must have occurred after 23 Jan…
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Circuit Breaker: Are Tutors Banned From Going to Students' Homes?

From 7 April to 4 May 2020, the Singapore Government will enforce measures that will serve as a “circuit breaker” to lower the risk of further local transmission. Centre-based tuition and enrichment classes have been suspended throughout this period, and schools will move to full home-based learning from 8 April onwards. Is it an offense for tutors to go to their students&#8217…
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