Private & Language Schools

Private & Language Schools

Language schools are usually preparatory schools for entry into mainstream schools, therefore the emphasis is on English and Mathematics. Private schools usually offer GCE ‘O’ level programme. EduCare4u is an authorized agent for Barclyne, Kaplan Higher Education Academy, YMCA School and SSTC Institute.

SSTC Institute

SSTC Institute is an Academic, Business, Hospitality and Language school established since 1978. SSTC Institute is registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE) and EduTrust certified. Its City Campus is located in City Square Mall with a direct underground connection to Farrer Park MRT Station (NE8), making it very convenient for students to travel to their place of study from most parts of Singapore.

The campus has 18 well-equipped modern classrooms and include other facilities like library, science laboratory, computer laboratory, auditorium and student lounge that provide a highly conducive learning environment for the students.

SSTC Institute has stringent requirements for the selection and hiring of academic staff. All teachers must have qualifications relevant to the subject areas they teach and must be higher in level to the level that they are expected to teach. In addition, SSTC Institute’s teachers must have at least 2 years of teaching experience. Many of their teachers have more than 10 years of teaching experience.

For English language teachers, in addition to their basic degrees, they must also have a specialist teaching diploma and a neutral speaking accent. Teachers are regularly sent for upgrading and training to keep them abreast of the latest trends and techniques in education.

Courses offered by SSTC Insitute
English Course (Short-term)
Preparatory Course for Admission to Government Schools
Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge GCE “O” Level Examination
Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge GCE “A” Level Examination
Please refer to the SSTC website for more information.

Singapore YMCA School

YMCA School is a full-time co-educational institution with over 100 years of history. It is a not-for-profit education service of the YMCA Education Centre.

The YMCA School is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural school with a strong international programme. Singapore YMCA student body is broadly diverse in nationality and economic background. It caters to Singaporeans and foreigners who desire to learn good values, to acquire skills and to develop their fullest academic potential so as to succeed in life and to contribute to society in the future. The students of YMCA School shall benefit from YMCA’s rich heritage, YMCA’s worldwide brand of education, and the Singapore and international system of learning.

School Vision

YMCA School is an International School of Choice providing a holistic education and inculcating Christian values to nurture global citizens of distinction.

School Mission

YMCA School is a School of Excellence providing a holistic education based on Christian values to nurture active, socially responsible individuals of distinction.

Courses offered by Singapore YMCA School
Preparatory Course for GCE “O” Level (Intensive) (11-month)
Preparatory Course for GCE “O” Level (22-month)
Tuition for Secondary School (Secondary 2)
Preparatory Courses for Admission to Government Schools (Secondary 1 to 3)
Preparatory Courses for Admission to Government Schools (Primary 2 to 5)
Please refer to the Singapore YMCA School website for more information.


Kaplan Singapore was publicly voted as the leading education provider – ranked No.1 Preferred Private Education Institution overall consecutively in the JobsCentral Learning Rankings and Survey for 2012/2013 and 2013/2014, awarded gold status in the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Asia 2015 and recipient of Top 3 Best Private Institutes in the AsiaOne’s People’s Choice Award from 2013 to 2016. Kaplan Professional, part of Kaplan Learning Institute, was voted the Best Corporate Leadership Programme and the Best Corporate Learning & Development Provider by HRM Asia Readers’ Choice for 2015 and 2016 respectively.

Through its three entities, Kaplan offers more than 300 full-time and part-time academic programmes, over 200 WSQ courses and professional qualifications such as ACCA, CFA and others, for young and adult learners to pursue their qualifications of interest.

Kaplan Singapore is the only private education provider to be awarded the 4-year EduTrust Certification for all its 3 entities. This affirms Kaplan’s commendable performance in key areas of management and the provision of educational services.

Kaplan serves over 30,000 learners from more than 30 countries worldwide. For many of them, the school is not just their choice of place to learn, but also an avenue for them to network with Asia Pacific’s most promising talents.

Please refer to the Kaplan Singapore website for more information.

Barclyne College International

Based in Singapore, Barclyne College International has been grooming students for success since 1995 through their 3 educational divisions. They are an EduTrust certified institution and all their courses are registered with the Committee for Private Education. The Barclyne School of Foundation Studies offers preparatory courses to groom students for successful entry to reputable educational institutions in Singapore and overseas.

Courses offered by Barclyne
Preparatory Course for Admission to Government Primary and Secondary Schools
Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level)
Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level)
Please refer to the Barclyne website for more information.