How to Navigate PSLE With Less Stress - ParentEd

Episode 37

Published on:

5th Aug 2021

How to Navigate PSLE With Less Stress

Exams can be stressful, both for children and parents. And when you have high stake exams like Singapore's PSLE (Primary School Leaving Examination) or GCE N, O and A levels, the stress levels just shoot through the roof. How can parents help their child to navigate exams stress, build resilience and maintain a positive parent child relationship when tensions may run high? 

In this episode, Joanna Koh-Hoe, CEO of Focus on the Family Singapore speaks to June Yong and her daughter Vera who’s taking her PSLE this year. Tune in to hear how both mother and daughter are handling this stressful season in the midst of a pandemic, and the impact it has had on their relationship.

June is an educational therapist, a freelance writer and mother of three. She is passionate about helping parents hold on to their inner calm and find joy in parenting. You can read more uplifting parenting stories and lessons at her blog Mama Wear Papa Shirt.

If you desire to grow your child's emotional and mental resilience in the face of academic and social pressures, join us at our upcoming Mental & Emotional Resilience webinar happening on Sat, 4 Sep '21, 10am - 12pm (SGT). Register today at this link. (This webinar is supported by Musim Mas BlueStar* fund, administered by The Majurity Trust.)


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Disclaimer: This episode was recorded remotely as we play our part to keep Singapore safe during this season of COVID-19. The audio quality may be slightly affected during the online recording.

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