publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

A Critique of Singaporean Internal Tertiary Education Programmes offered by Private Colleges: A Brief Comparison with Ireland

Sherin Batcha; Stephen Jerrams; Ciaran O'Leary;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2015 Journal: issn: 2009-7387, Copyright policy
  • Publisher: Dublin Institute of Technology
Abstract
Singapore has a similar population to Ireland and gross domestic products (GDPs) for both countries are comparable. However, culturally and in other respects, the two republics are very different. Unemployment in Ireland is six times higher than in Singapore where GDP has almost doubled since 2007 but has fallen by nearly 11% in Ireland in the same time-span. One aspect of life in both countries transcending cultural differences is the importance placed on tertiary education. The Irish and Singaporean people share a deep commitment to education and the imperative of building and maintaining a knowledge economy is central to both societies. Employment in higher e...
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free text keywords: Tertiary Education, Theory and practice of education, Quality Assurance, Moderation, LB5-3640, External Examiners
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

A Critique of Singaporean Internal Tertiary Education Programmes offered by Private Colleges: A Brief Comparison with Ireland

Sherin Batcha; Stephen Jerrams; Ciaran O'Leary;