By Oon Seng Tan,Ee Ling Low,David Hung
The past due Mr Lee Kuan Yew (1923–2015) laid the principles for the production of a first-world schooling approach in Singapore. Like many different concerns about the nation, his principles for schooling have been transported in a crimson field, which he took with him at any place he went, even as much as his final days. within it was once continually anything designed to assist create a greater lifestyles for all Singaporeans.
The editors of this quantity have been encouraged through the assumption of Mr Lee’s pink field and by way of the Founding Father’s selfless force to always enhance the rustic he enjoyed. As such, the booklet explores intimately Mr Lee’s plans, together with chapters on schooling: the fellow and His rules; Foundational Pillars of Singapore’s schooling; schooling for Nationhood and Nation-Building; and twenty first Century Readiness and suppleness. The chapters additionally contain the authors’ visions, regardless of how nice or small, for the way forward for schooling in Singapore. They discover how Mr Lee’s academic guidelines ended in a procedure that pulls the perfect and most sensible applicants to turn into lecturers; that kinds them into powerful lecturers, experts and leaders; that guarantees they and the schooling method may be able to convey the absolute best studying for each baby; and that establishes a legacy that has allowed the schooling method to proceed to maneuver ahead whereas tackling the demanding situations of its success.
From the little purple field got here the information that resulted in the country’s meteoric upward thrust. Likewise, the editors wish this e-book will bring about a brighter destiny in education.
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