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COVID-19 Situation: Office Temporarily Closed (Extended)

Principals Academy will continue to extend the temporary closure of the office and counter services beyond 1 June 2020 until further notice. 

This is in line with the Singapore Ministry of Health’s (MOH) advisory on 19 May 2020, to take on a three-phased approach to resume activities safely. We will continue to monitor the situation and make the necessary announcements as more information becomes available.

In the meantime our online support will remain operating for all enquiries and concerns.

Do reach out to us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Stay safe and stay healthy. United we can overcome the spread and we look forward to serving you again.

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Notice for IS seeking Admission to Primary and Secondary

Notice for International Student (IS) seeking Admission to Primary and Secondary

Please take note of the announcement made by MOE on 7 Jul 2015 in regards to the change to take effect for IS seeking admission to AY2016 and beyond:

1. International Students (seeking admission to Primary and Secondary) and International students including those with Dependant's pass holder must participate in the Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS).

Please click here for AEIS information or to contact MOE Customer Service Centre for more information.

2. International Students with at least 1 parent who is a Singapore Citizen besides participating in the Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS), international students with at least one Singapore Citizen (SC) parent who wish to seek admission to Primary 2 to 5 or Secondary 1 to 3 can write to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or approach MOE Customer Service Centre for assistance.

With the above change, PACT remains applicable to the following students:

    - SPR children taking PACT in-lieu of school-based tests

    - IS with SC parent, whom MOE facilitates to school.

The school may refer such IS to take PACT, if there is already an existing working arrangement between the school and PAI.

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About Principals Academy


Education is an unending journey. At Principals Academy Inc. (PAI), we believe in taking this journey further and farther – transcending geographical and cultural boundaries to empower educators and learners worldwide.

The Principals Academy Inc. (PAI) was established on 14 November 2003 as a joint venture between Academy of Principals (Singapore) (APS) and Economic Development Board (EDB) in response to Singapore Government’s vision of developing the nation into a thriving international education hub.

Our vision is to be Asia’s premier education resource centre. By offering assessment conceptualization, design and administration to schools, we are able to identify specific areas for assessment and benchmarking. We also develop tools that will empower our education professionals with the capability to research, innovate, pioneer and implement programmes beneficial to their school environment.

For more information about us, please visit www.pai.sg