Debunking maths myths and taking Singapore maths global – MONEY FM 89.3 (June 2018)
Seriously Addictive Mathematics (S.A.M) Curriculum Director Mr Lau Chin Loong, and Mr Samuel Chia, Executive Director was interviewed on MONEY FM 89.3, addressing some common questions and highlighting the goals of S.A.M. internationally.
“How did a local maths enrichment centre successfully drive the Singapore brand of mathematics in the nation and abroad? S.A.M or Seriously Addictive Mathematics are today the world’s largest enrichment chain that specializes in maths. ”
It is an honor to be part of such a forward thinking organisation, with a genuine passion to educate our children. S.A.M is moving the traditional “tuition centre” into a new era, where students develop life skills, such as problem solving. With the employment landscape changing due to automation, the requirements to secure a future has shifted and the way we teach our children should address these changes to give them the best chance at success.
Why invest in education? – Inside Franchise Business (December 2017)
“Parents across all demographics want the best for their children, and that includes education. For many, that may mean employing tutors to help with everything from a preschool head start to university admission exams.
The segment is growing fast. According to IbisWorld, annual revenue generated by tutoring has increased over the past five years to $1.15 billion. The research company also predicts that an increasingly competitive school environment will continue to drive growth.
“More parents are choosing to invest in what’s known as the ‘shadow education system’ to complement their school learning,” says SAM, or Seriously Addictive Mathematics, director Sonja Oosthuizen of Western Australia.”