By Prem Kumar
In Asia, we're witnessing an period the place the pendulum of energy appears to be like swaying in the direction of the East with the emerging energy of China and India and Singapore is on the 'crossroads' among those populous countries. even if Singapore might sound to be the main westernized nation in Asia, she is however a multi-cultural Asian society. Having the main open economic system on the planet, Singapore is plugged into the worldwide industry of schooling and studying. the advance of human capital is used as a strategic fiscal driving force to internationalize and remodel schooling for sustainable aggressive virtue. Singapore's schooling procedure, considered as one of many continuously most sensible appearing on the planet, deals a distinct chance to discover matters the place jap and western tradition, values, ideals, studying and data platforms converge, conflict, and every now and then diverge.
This booklet is intended to increase our wisdom at the function of 'learning', usually neglected and brought without any consideration because the air that we breathe yet which consistently transforms our lives and reshapes societies. it's the first booklet that bargains with the dichotomy of 'east' and 'west' going past the normal studying and schooling framework to different components resembling fiscal, socio-cultural, political, and technological dimensions that influence Singapore. It places jointly key topical concerns and explores the underbelly of ways a small 'resourceless' self sufficient city-state like Singapore remains sooner than the educational curve, even whereas dealing with more and more excessive international pageant the place the invention and emergence of latest structures for empowerment and independence and the ensuing production of latest wisdom and modes of conversation are not easy conventional limitations among the digital and actual world.
Readership: Universities, enterprise colleges and private and non-private associations accomplishing government courses, libraries, deepest and public region enterprises, members, experts, researchers, HRD/HRM directors/managers, lecturers, policy-makers, and so on.