Singapore education draws global interest

Source: The Straits Times

By Jane Ng

SINGAPORE’s brand of education is already attracting interest worldwide, even from traditional education strongholds like the United States, Britain and Australia.

In recent weeks, representatives from education institutions in the three countries have come here to forge closer ties with Singapore institutions.

They are looking at sending their students here on exchange programmes, collaborating on scientific research or establishing a stronger presence here.

Not all are part of Singapore’s global schoolhouse plan of having 150,000 international students in seven years, but their presence adds to the buzz.


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