Applied universities like the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) have a role to play in the future economy, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong talks about SIT, a new university that has been built to allow students to pursue focus in the fields of technology and engineering. He mentions how although its has taken a slow start, it will soon take off. Truly helping with developing advance employees into the workforce in Singapore, hoping to increase productivity.
This article talks about the different kinds of problems many citizens in Singapore face with the housing market. One of the major problems are the man policies that comes with getting a house. Applications for housing are time consuming and can affect the economy. Inflations and monopoly by the housing development board have risen, this causes price level to increase putting many people at an disadvantage.
Sweden and Singapore are often used as examples in the political debate, but no one has made a comparison of daily life there before. This video focuses on housing and the market in Singapore. This video allows us to capture an image of what living in Singapore is like, the economic cost among getting an apartment and its effects on th economy.
Professor Lee Sing Kong is the Director of the National Institute of Education at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He obtained 1st Class Honours from Canterbury University and a PhD. He talks about a "compact education system by world standards" to help students learn efficiently. Another key point that allows Singapore a key to success in their education system is how much the government invests into it. In 2015 their national budget towards education was $12.1 billion
This pdf article discusses about the many different strategic plans that Singapore has done to its education system. Allowing Singapore as a country to succeed from a third world to a first world country. Although this article touches on many aspects that allows Singapore to grow economically, there are two main points that this article focuses on. Policies, social aims. Policies that "policies which emphasise meritocracy, science, mathematics and English." And socially to "strengthen unity between the ethnic groups.