Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET): The Singapore Experience

17-18/RPSIN |
5-9 March 2018, Singapore |
Regional Program |

| Program Focus |

Singapore is committed to developing its human resources. The country’s education system offers diverse pathways for students to learn at their own pace and develop unique skills. It also recognizes that teachers and education leaders are the backbone of a quality education system. The joint training program aims to share Singapore’s experience in education policies and focus on developing Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) such as those mentioned, which helped its citizens acquire the necessary skills to fulfill their aspirations.

| Objectives |

The overall objective of this program is to allow TVET principals and leaders to gain an insight into Singapore’s policy frameworks and systems for TVET, including its experience in TVET administration and delivery.

| Key Components |

The main contents of the program are:

  • Overview of TVET in Singapore
  • ITE College Management
  • ITE’s Holistic Hands-on, Minds-on, Hearts-on TVET Education
  • ITE Curriculum Development & Pedagogic Model
  • Engaging with Partners and Stakeholders
  • Sharing Sessions with ITE Management and Teaching Staff
  • Paper Presentation by Colombo Plan Staff College

| Target Group |

15 principals, educators and mid- to senior-level officials from government institutions, education ministries and related government agencies from CPSC member countries

| Collaborating Partner |

Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Singapore and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) Singapore