50 years of technical education in Singapore : how to build a world class TVET system / editor, N. Varaprasad (Singapore Education Consulting Group).

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Singapore ; Hackensack, New Jersey : World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd., [2016]
  • ©2016
Description
xv, 181 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.

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Subject(s)
Editor
Series
  • World Scientific series on Singapore's 50 years of nation-building [More in this series]
  • World scientific series on Singapore's 50 years of nation-building
Notes
"SG50"--Spine.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176) and index.
Contents
  • The colonial legacy
  • The adrenalin of independence
  • Vocational training takes off
  • The role of the EDB in technical education
  • Polytechnics come of age
  • The transformation of TVET
  • The labour movement and worker upgrading
  • Connecting TVET and higher education
  • Preparing for a skills-based future
  • Key lessons for policy-makers.
Other title(s)
  • Fifty years of technical education in Singapore
  • How to build a world class technical vocational education and training system
ISBN
  • 9789814699594 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 9814699594 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 9789814704335 ((paperback))
  • 9814704334 ((paperback))
LCCN
2015029799
OCLC
916684936
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