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Learning from Singapore : the power of paradox

Author: Pak Tee Ng
Publisher: New York : Routledge, [2017]
Series: Routledge Leading Change Series.
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Ng, Pak Tee.
Learning from Singapore.
New York : Routledge, [2017]
(DLC) 2016036570
(OCoLC)964624494
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pak Tee Ng
ISBN: 9781317404606 1317404602 9781317404590 1317404599
OCLC Number: 968243765
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Learning from Singapore: The Power of Paradoxes Acknowledgements I. Background and Introduction * Introduction: The Paradoxical Pictures of Singapore * Singapore and its Education System II. The Four Paradoxes * Paradox 1: Timely Change, Timeless Constants * Paradox 2: Compassionate Meritocracy * Paradox 3: Centralised Decentralisation * Paradox 4: Teach Less, Learn More III. The Four Dreams * Dream 1: Every School, a Good School * Dream 2: Every Student, an Engaged Learner * Dream 3: Every Teacher, a Caring Educator * Dream 4: Every Parent, a Supportive Partner IV. Conclusion * Lessons from Singapore References Index
Series Title: Routledge Leading Change Series.
Responsibility: by Pak Tee Ng.

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"This informed, authentic and easy-to-read book analyses the paradoxes in the incredible story of education in Singapore. It is by far the best account on the subject that I have ever come across. Read more...

 
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