ERIC Number: EJ1079430
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
Singapore Chooses Teachers Carefully
Sclafani, Susan K.
Phi Delta Kappan, v97 n3 p8-13 Nov 2015
At the heart of the plans and programs that launched Singapore's rise to the top of international education comparisons are the tiny nation-state's commitments to its teaching force beginning with its highly competitive selection process and carrying through its teacher training, its career-long professional development, and even an enhanced retirement package.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Selection, Competition, Teacher Education, Faculty Development, Educational Quality, Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction, Teaching Conditions, Career Development
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Identifiers - Location: Singapore