High Performance: The Singapore Education System as a Response to Globalisation

Thu, 9 Mar, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (GMT+8)
The HEAD Foundation 20 Upper Circular Road The Riverwalk #02-21 Singapore 058416

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OVERVIEW

This lecture discusses what might be called the Goh Keng Swee educational doctrine and how it has played out in the local education system as Singapore contends with global pressures. The focus will be on changes in the last decade, set in the context of the longer history of Singapore. Most of all, what can be done to make things better?


MEET THE SPEAKER

Dr Alistair Chew
Education Director at Findings Pte Ltd
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Dr Alistair Chew is a trained teacher who has taught in the local system since 1993. He was Dean of Sciences at a local independent school for seven years and has spent time teaching the humanities as well. Coming from a family of educators, he’s always been curious about how the local education system has developed and can continue to improve.


This event is presented by The HEAD Foundation, a Singapore-based think tank devoted to research and policy influence in education and leadership, for development in Asia. Admission is free.

High Performance: The Singapore Education System as a Response to Globalisation

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