By Song Seng Law

ISBN-10: 9814616419

ISBN-13: 9789814616416

There has been a lot foreign attempt to enhance or remodel Vocational and Technical schooling (VTE). even if, the results usually stay elusive. VTE is still principally refrained from via society as a area of schooling for low-achievers and educational failures.

A leap forward in VTE: The Singapore Story explores the Singapore adventure that was once made attainable via strategic making plans, organisational excellence, innovation and ingenuity. it's a compelling tale of the way the Institute of Technical schooling (ITE) started to rework lives and alter its photo over a interval of fifteen years (1992–2007). This booklet, in line with a first-hand CEO account, vividly captures one of these management, coverage offerings, primary ideas and functions within the trip of transformation. the main points of the "what, while, how and why" are a important consultant for leaders and practitioners in development caliber and sustainable VTE platforms that are attentive to social and fiscal needs.


  • The Early Beginnings:
    • Historical Perspectives
    • Dynamics and Challenges
    • Aligning schooling with fiscal Development
    • Vocational education below the previous VITB
  • Journey of Transformation:
    • Move in the direction of Organisational Excellence
    • The 3 Waves of Transformation
    • Strategic making plans Makes a Difference
    • Changing the Image
    • ITE: A World-Class academic Institution
  • Implications for constructing Countries:
    • Some classes on construction caliber and Sustainability
    • Concluding Reflections

Readership: Leaders in governments, Ministries and similar organizations overseeing vocational and technical schooling and coaching, talents improvement and manpower education; Professors, instructing employees and scholars in instructor schooling and coaching universities and schools; Principals, heads of departments and senior employees in Vocational and Technical schooling associations and faculties; basic readers who've an curiosity within the transformation of companies, together with management, strategic making plans, and organisational excellence.
Key Features:

  • A compelling tale in line with a first-hand CEO account on how an instructional establishment was once reworked right into a international chief in vocational and technical education
  • An acute research with a world viewpoint in figuring out the dynamics and demanding situations in vocational and technical education
  • A useful resource of primary ideas, classes and good fortune elements underlying the "what, whilst, how and why?" of transformation
  • A worthy advisor in the direction of construction caliber and sustainable vocational and technical schooling structures with implications for constructing countries

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