How To Choose An International School

What's the best way to choose an international school in Singapore? The application cycle for the 2020-21 academic year is now open at most schools. So, here's everything you need to make an informed decision about the right primary or secondary school for your child.
How To Choose An International School
By Carli Allan
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School Registration

Always check that the school is registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE), which regulates Singapore's private education sector.

In order to be registered, a Private Education Institution (PEI) must meet CPE’s requirements for school premises, quality of academic programmes, teaching staff, and, all students' fees must be insured under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).

Click here to review the school’s registration period, expiry date and its overall registration track record.

Through the CPE, private schools can apply for voluntary EduTrust certification, which helps to distinguish higher quality educational institutions in Singapore. Only schools that are EduTrust certified can enrol international students who require a Student Pass.

Next page: What is the total cost of an education at your chosen school?

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