Institute Of Technical Education

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Great Aspirations

Despite Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s insistence at the National Day Rally that the university is not the only pathway to a bright future, this shift must go beyond rhetoric and the recommendations of the Applied Study in Polytechnics and Institute of Technical Education (ITE) Review (Aspire) committee. In the long-term the diversity in the schools and at the workplace will be beneficial, yet the present transition will be met with scepticism. Continue reading

Interactions Across Education Institutions In Singapore: Concrete Recommendations

I reiterate the importance for students from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), Junior Colleges (JC), and Polytechnics to interact. These exchanges reduce stereotypes, render students more engaged and informed, and generates potential for future cooperation. Continue reading

Singapore’s Education System: A Fair Assessment?

With a confluence of harsh criticisms – from parents, students and even educators – hurled against the status quo, I thought it would be interesting to highlight some observations postulated in the article (with respective inputs), and to value-add the present discussions for reform or the introduction of recommendations. Continue reading