The books in this series will provide a comprehensive overview of the educational history and development of different countries in Asia. Each volume will discuss the historical origin of education and provide a critical analysis of its educational development by examining the education system, policy initiatives, educational reforms, key sociological and political influences, and may comment on the outlook on future directions as informed by current policy and discourse.
For a small city-state with a relatively short history, Singapore has remarkably put in place a robust education system that is increasingly looked upon as a ‘model’. But education models do not emerge out of a clean slate; they have their chequered histories and are inevitably constantly under…
Hardback – 2016-03-31
Routledge Studies in Educational History and Development in Asia