skip to content
A breakthrough in vocational and technical education : the Singapore story Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A breakthrough in vocational and technical education : the Singapore story

Author: Song Seng Law
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

There has been much international effort to improve or transform Vocational and Technical Education (VTE). However, the outcomes often remain elusive. VTE continues to be largely shunned by society  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Law, Song Seng.
Breakthrough in vocational and technical education
(DLC) 2014028096
(OCoLC)894183480
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Song Seng Law
ISBN: 9789814616423 9814616427
OCLC Number: 900633210
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""About the Author""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Introduction""; ""ABOUT THIS BOOK""; ""TWENTY-FIVE YEARS LATER""; ""THREE STEPS IN EDUCATION""; ""EXPERIENCE IN THE UNITED STATES""; ""A CALL TO SERVE IN VOCATIONAL TRAINING""; ""SWITCH FROM ACADEMIA TO VOCATIONAL TRAINING""; ""MY FIRST IMPRESSIONS""; ""Part I: Th e Early Beginnings""; ""Chapter 1 Historical Perspectives""; ""VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION""; ""BEGINNINGS OF VTE PRIOR TO 1960""; ""BUILD-UP IN THE 1960s""; ""FORMALISATION OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING SYSTEM IN THE 1970s"" ""LATEST PHASES OF DEVELOPMENT: 1980s AND BEYOND""""Chapter 2 Dynamics and Challenges""; ""SYSTEM DYNAMICS""; ""POLITICAL""; ""EDUCATION""; ""ECONOMY""; ""UNIQUE CHALLENGES""; ""AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE: VTE IN FOUR COUNTRIES""; ""PERSONAL INSIGHTS""; ""Chapter 3 Aligning Education with Economic Development""; ""PHASES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND VTE STRATEGIES""; ""LABOUR-INTENSIVE ECONOMY (1960s�1970s)""; ""CAPITAL-INTENSIVE ECONOMY (1980s�1990s)""; ""KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE ECONOMY (2000s)""; ""Chapter 4 Vocational Training under the former VITB""; ""THE VITB: 1979�1992"" ""THE KEY CHALLENGES (1981�1985)""""THE FIRST CHALLENGE � VERIFYING VITB�S EXPANSION PLAN""; ""THE SECOND CHALLENGE � DEVELOPING AN ATTRACTIVE SYSTEM""; ""THE THIRD CHALLENGE � ENHANCING SYSTEM RESPONSIVENESS""; ""CONTINUING CHALLENGES (1986�1992)""; ""THE VITB IN 1990""; ""Full-Time Institution-Based Model""; ""Integral Part of Education and Training System""; ""Comprehensive and Integrated CET System""; ""BEST, WISE and MOST""; ""Industry-Based Training""; ""Public Trade Test System""; ""Part II: Journey of Transformation""; ""Chapter 5 Move towards Organisational Excellence"" ""NATIONAL INTEREST IN PEOPLE-CENTRED MANAGEMENT""""AN EDUCATOR�S INTEREST IN PEOPLE-CENTRED MANAGEMENT""; ""A DEFINITION OF PEOPLE-CENTRED MANAGEMENT""; ""PRODUCTIVITY STEERING COMMITTEE""; ""THE WITS MOVEMENT""; ""ADOPTING THE PEOPLE-CENTRED MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY""; ""EVOLUTION IN FRAMEWORK FOR ORGANISATIONAL EXCELLENCE""; ""MILESTONES IN ACHIEVING ORGANISATIONAL EXCELLENCE""; ""“ITE CARE� CULTURE""; ""WINNING THE SINGAPORE QUALITY AWARD""; ""Chapter 6 Th e Th ree Waves of Transformation""; ""A MILESTONE SHIFT IN EDUCATION POLICY""; ""NEW CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES"" ""THE WAVES OF TRANSFORMATION""""FIRST WAVE OF TRANSFORMATION (1995�1999)""; ""SECOND WAVE OF TRANSFORMATION (2000�2004)""; ""THIRD WAVE OF TRANSFORMATION (2005�2009)""; ""WHAT�S IN THE FUTURE?""; ""Chapter 7 Strategic Planning Makes a Diff erence""; ""HOW DID IT ALL START?""; ""MY “TWO-PAGE� NOTE""; ""STRATEGIC PLANNING IN ITE � AN EVOLUTION""; ""ITE STRATEGIC PLANNING � A HOLISTIC FRAMEWORK""; ""AN ILLUSTRATION � THE “ITE ADVANTAGE� PLAN (2005�2009)""; ""SHORT-TERM (ANNUAL) PLANNING PROCESS""; ""STRATEGIC REVIEW WORKSHOPS AND CORPORATE WORK PLAN SEMINARS""
Responsibility: Song Seng Law.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/900633210> # A breakthrough in vocational and technical education : the Singapore story
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "900633210" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_aims_and_objectives> ; # Education--Aims and objectives
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/economic_history> ; # Economic history
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/technical_education> ; # Technical education
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/vocational_education> ; # Vocational education
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_economic_aspects> ; # Education--Economic aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_essays> ; # EDUCATION--Essays
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Place/singapore> ; # Singapore.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_aims_and_objectives_singapore> ; # Education--Aims and objectives--Singapore
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/vocational_education_singapore> ; # Vocational education--Singapore
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/technical_education_singapore> ; # Technical education--Singapore
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/370.113095957/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_economic_aspects_singapore> ; # Education--Economic aspects--Singapore
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_reference> ; # EDUCATION--Reference
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_organizations_&_institutions> ; # EDUCATION--Organizations & Institutions
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Person/law_song_seng> ; # Song Seng Law
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description """Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""About the Author""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Introduction""; ""ABOUT THIS BOOK""; ""TWENTY-FIVE YEARS LATER""; ""THREE STEPS IN EDUCATION""; ""EXPERIENCE IN THE UNITED STATES""; ""A CALL TO SERVE IN VOCATIONAL TRAINING""; ""SWITCH FROM ACADEMIA TO VOCATIONAL TRAINING""; ""MY FIRST IMPRESSIONS""; ""Part I: Th e Early Beginnings""; ""Chapter 1 Historical Perspectives""; ""VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION""; ""BEGINNINGS OF VTE PRIOR TO 1960""; ""BUILD-UP IN THE 1960s""; ""FORMALISATION OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING SYSTEM IN THE 1970s"""@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2273022192> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/894183480> ;
    schema:name "A breakthrough in vocational and technical education : the Singapore story"@en ;
    schema:productID "900633210" ;
    schema:url <http://er.llcc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=942155> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3051430> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=698155> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=942155> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789814616423> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/900633210> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Person/law_song_seng> # Song Seng Law
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Law" ;
    schema:givenName "Song Seng" ;
    schema:name "Song Seng Law" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Place/singapore> # Singapore.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Singapore." ;
    schema:name "Singapore" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_aims_and_objectives> # Education--Aims and objectives
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Education--Aims and objectives"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_aims_and_objectives_singapore> # Education--Aims and objectives--Singapore
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Education--Aims and objectives--Singapore"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_economic_aspects> # Education--Economic aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Education--Economic aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_economic_aspects_singapore> # Education--Economic aspects--Singapore
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Education--Economic aspects--Singapore"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_essays> # EDUCATION--Essays
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "EDUCATION--Essays"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_organizations_&_institutions> # EDUCATION--Organizations & Institutions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "EDUCATION--Organizations & Institutions"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/education_reference> # EDUCATION--Reference
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "EDUCATION--Reference"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/technical_education> # Technical education
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technical education"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/technical_education_singapore> # Technical education--Singapore
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technical education--Singapore"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/vocational_education> # Vocational education
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Vocational education"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2273022192#Topic/vocational_education_singapore> # Vocational education--Singapore
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Vocational education--Singapore"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789814616423>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "9814616427" ;
    schema:isbn "9789814616423" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/894183480>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Breakthrough in vocational and technical education" ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/900633210> ; # A breakthrough in vocational and technical education : the Singapore story
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/900633210>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/900633210> ; # A breakthrough in vocational and technical education : the Singapore story
    schema:dateModified "2018-06-19" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.