Singapore maintained its winning streak of Angus Ross Prize. Since the commencement of Angus Ross in 1987, Singapore students have been successful in getting the prize almost every year. Angus Ross Prize is given to the finest performing non-British candidate in the GCE A-Level English Literature examinations. The award is given by Cambridge International Examinations. Last year, two Singapore students won the prize.
They are Chang Kay Hou Darrel and Edward Low Jun Qian of the Hwa Chong Institution. Chang Darrel topped the competition while Edward Low is the runner up. Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) announced that the winning student will receive £100 bank draft. Both students will accept a letter of commendation from the prestigious Cambridge International Examinations. Out of more than 11000 entries worldwide, the literary works of two Singapore students were chosen, congratulations to the both of them.
Singapore uses Cambridge International A Level as a state qualification. In America, many schools are utilizing the Cambridge program to further improve their educational standards. In New Zealand, numerous schools decide to use Cambridge International A Levels as a substitute to their local system.
Aside from countries mentioned above, it is said that there are more than 100 countries that adhere to Cambridge International A and AS Levels. Any school may use the Cambridge program as a substitute to national, local or state examinations. Countries that consider Cambridge program believe that they can inspire, motivate and stimulate the student’s literary competence. Singapore is proud of their students and their literary works.
11 Jul 2013