Bright Kids | Developing Winners in Education

Last year’s Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards winners Joshua Toh Weng Ho and Jeong Dong Hoon gained the highest scores in the world for IGCSE Mathematics.

“It was beyond all expectation. I worked hard and my efforts paid off in the end. It feels great to be on top,” says Joshua.

Initially, Dong Hong had trouble with mathematics, but his hard work bore fruit.

“Once I reached the point where I could apply formulae and equations in all the right places, I stopped looking at hard questions as unsolvable problems,” says Dong Hoon.

Both students’ achievements are partly thanks to Albert Pang, their mathematics teacher. Pang believes that nurturing confidence is the first step in unleashing students’ true potential.

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