Building Singapore’s University Education System in a Globalized World

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Toni Tan Keng Yam, National Research Foundation

Singapore is a small young nation with a relatively short history, becoming independent only in 1965.  Over the last 42 years, Singapore has moved from third world to first world and built a modern economy  with a per-capita income second in Asia only to that of Japan. This paper will chart the role that  education particularly university education has played

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