ERIC Number: EJ642353
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Implementation of the "Thinking Schools, Learning Nation" Initiative in Singapore.
Chang, Shook Cheong Agnes
Journal of Southeast Asian Education, v2 n1 p13-41 Jul 2001
Describes Singapore's Thinking Schools, Learning Nation initiative, designed to foster thinking skills and equip students with the abilities and knowledge necessary to meet the challenges of the new millennium. The initiative includes such features as learner-centered schools, enhanced curriculum, information technology networks, additional criteria in the admissions requirements of local universities, and preservice and inservice teacher development. (SM)
Descriptors: Communications, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Technology, School Culture, Thinking Skills
Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Secretariat, 4th Floor, Darakarn Building, 920 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok 10110, Thailand. Tel: 66-2-391-0144. Web site: http://www.seameo.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Singapore