Hey our N-level peeps, are you feeling excited?
Soon, on 17 December 2018, you will be receiving your Singapore-Cambridge GCE N-level examinations result as released by the Ministry of Education last Monday (10/12).
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There are a few things that you need to take note of:
- School candidates may collect their results can be collected from your respective schools starting from 2 pm.
- For private candidates, you will be notified of their results by post. Can’t wait for the mail? Fret not! You can take a look at your results online using your SingPass account at the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board's website from 2 pm onwards.
- If you wish to apply to the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) can submit their applications online via ITE's application portal or you can visit the customer service centres at the three ITE colleges in Ang Mo Kio, Simei and Choa Chu Kang.
How to find out that you are Eligible for the Polytechnic Foundation Programme and/or the Direct-Entry-Scheme to Polytechnic Programme? You will receive invitations to apply for the programmes.
Let's take a look at what they are about.
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DIRECT-ENTRY-SCHEME TO POLYTECHNIC PROGRAMME (DPP)
With the DPP programmes, you will be able to progress to your selected polytechnic diploma courses via a two-year Higher Nitec course at the ITE, if you successfully attain the qualifying Grade Point Average scores. Submit your application online through ITE's application portal by 5 pm on 20 December 2018. You can check the posting results online on 24 December 2018, starting from 9 am.
POLYTECHNIC FOUNDATION PROGRAMME (PFP)
If you do not wish to proceed to Secondary 5 year and sitting the O levels, PFP may be an option. In this one-year programme, you can experience a practice-oriented curriculum taught by polytechnic lecturers, to better prepare you for entry into relevant diploma courses.
The application for the PFP will start in January 2019, when the GCE O-level examination results are released. While waiting for your posting, you have to first start your Secondary 5 year on 2 January 2019.
ASKING FOR OTHER’S ADVICE HELPS YOU SEE WHAT YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEE
It takes courage to make the right decision. Most importantly, you have to understand that you are not alone. If you are still unsure what to do after N-level, set an appointment with your teachers or counsellors to discuss what’s next. You can also make an appointment with a counsellor at the MOE's education and career guidance centre in Grange Road by calling 6831 1420, sending an e-mail to MOE_ECG@moe.gov.sg or booking them through http://bit.ly/moe_ecg. The centre will be opened from 9 am to 5 pm between 10 to 29 December 2018.
If not, you can visit the MySkillsFuture website to find out more the education and career pathways available.
With this, we wish you congratulations for completing another phase of your educational journey and all the very best for you!
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. ~ Joshua J. Marine