The efforts of Singapore’s Ministry of Education to revamp the math curriculum have brought forth amazing results. The effect is no more constrained to the country itself and will now influence the western countries too. Yes, this brilliant news has left Singaporeans with moments of joy and relish. Find out the complete story here.
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technology University (NTU) have been ranked among Asia’s top 10 universities in the Times Higher Education Asia University Ranking, 2015. National University of Singapore has maintained its second place and Nanyang Technology University edged the mark to tenth place, while University of Tokyo retained its top position.
Singapore has again proved it right that when it comes to education, the country is there to lead. Endowed with a number of successful educational institutes, Singapore bagged the first spot in the biggest global school rankings published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Let’s find out more.
“Life is Tech!” holds camps where kids and teens can learn computer programming and IT skills.
In order to make Singapore a good education hub, the Singapore government is inviting Foreign System Schools to set up base in the country. The FSS are international schools such as the International Baccalaureate, which offer primary or secondary level education in accordance to the foreign curriculum.
The newest kid, Gems World Academy in Yishun with just 200 students today, will be able to take in 3, 000 students, aged to 18 by 2017.
Singapore has lately increased its focus on educational standards in the state, and also considering the possibilities of enhancing it by incorporating features of foreign educational curriculum as well as collaboration with foreign Universities. Singapore is eying at an education system that can prepare its present generation of students into fine, skilled professionals with practical knowledge and experience of working with big companies.
With an aim to build a strong core of academic and research talent, the MOE-Autonomous University has offered 10 to 51 undergraduate scholarships each year. The student, who will display extraordinary passion, motivation and high level of proficiency, will be selected for these scholarships in their particular field. Also, they’ll get sponsorship for postgraduate scholarships along with offer of academic positions from the universities.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”… and this was something which Singapore and Lee Kuan Yew, the ‘father of modern Singapore’ realized four decades back. Singapore has emerged as an education hub with the constant efforts and brilliant strategies.
For a young country like Singapore, which is only celebrating its 50th year, the place that it has attained on the world stage is completely remarkable.