Singapore, also known as the ‘Republic of Singapore,’ gained independence from the UK and became a sovereign nation in the year 1965. It is an important international hub for many sectors, including education, entertainment, finance, healthcare, human capital, innovation, logistics, manufacturing, technology, tourism, trade, and transport. Singapore holds the topmost position in numerous international rankings. It is also the most “technology-ready” nation (World Economic Forum) and the safest nation in the world.
Education in Singapore
The Ministry of Education (MOE) is responsible for managing education in Singapore. It also oversees the development and administration of state schools. The education system in Singapore is continually ranked as one of the highest in the world by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). A premium-education destination, Singapore has various types of universities including public universities, private education institutes (PEIs), and Foreign Institutions (Offshore campuses).
Public and private institutions In Singapore, are both registered with the Ministry of Education. English is the language of instruction at all the major institutions in the country, making Singapore a top-rated destination for international students. When it comes to project based-learning and industrial immersion, polytechnics in Singapore are among the top choices for international students.