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Singapore: Homeschoolers in Asia Carry the Torch
A Family’s Influence in Southeast Asia
Compulsory Attendance Ages: 6 years of education required between ages 6 and 15.
Legal Status:It is currently legal to homeschool in Singapore. The country formally legalized homeschooling through the codification of the Compulsory Education Act in 2000. Children born after January 1, 1996, are required to attend public school for six years starting at age 6; however, exemptions to this mandate are allowed and include homeschooling.
In 2012, Teach Asia expanded its scope of reaching families and future generations through more options of curriculums using technology and support from accredited institutions and universities. Teach Asia is now known as T3each and offers a fully accredited program of high-quality, highly accountable, personalized education for students via virtual and blended schooling for grades K through College. We have a combination of certified teachers, a proven curriculum, technology tools, and community experiences to create a supportive and successful learning opportunity for families and students who want a customized approach to education.T3each supports parents and educators from Macau, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Philippines, Australia and Indonesia and has been operating for over 18 years.
Last Updated: August 24, 2013