TVET country profile: Singapore [2020]


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UNESCO. International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (UNESCO-UNEVOC)
Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation. Regional Centre for Vocational and Technical Education and Training (SEAMEO VOCTECH); Institute of Technical Education (Singapore) (ITE)


The World Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Database is an online repository developed by UNESCO-UNEVOC. It aims to provide up-to-date information on TVET systems worldwide. This country profile for Singapore provides: key TVET statistics; an overview of the TVET system; a list of key policy documents, including the main TVET strategy; an overview of governance and financing; information about TVET teachers and trainers; an explanation of their qualification system and quality assurance; a summary of current reforms and policy discussion; and a list of references and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Governance; Finance; Qualifications; Providers of education and training; Statistics; Policy

Keywords: Education and training system; Quality assurance; Education and training reform; Trainers; Vocational teachers; Qualifications framework

Geographic subjects: Singapore; Asia

Published: Bonn, Germany: UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2020

Physical description: 15 p.

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Resource type: Country information

Document number: TD/TNC 140.472

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