Education has always been key in the growth and development of Singapore society, particularly in the years following 1965 when it became an independent republic. Now in the 21st century, where the knowledge-based economy is the driver in the global community, education has become even more critical in shaping our country's future. At the same time, through education, every individual can realise his/her full potential to benefit the community, nation, and lead a personally fulfilling life.
This country has the best of East and West since people from different origins like Indian, Chinese, Malay and Eurasian live here and English is the commonly used language. The Singapore Island has a lot of activities and tourist attractions which make studying there fun.
It is cosmopolitan and has excellent infrastructure with traveling made very easy and affordable for the common man with efficient bus service and MRTL. The living facilities are modern yet inexpensive for students with good hostels and home stay options.
Over the years, Singapore has evolved from its traditional British-based education system to one that endeavours to meet the needs of individuals and seeks to nurture talents.
The strength of Singapore's Education system lies in its bilingual policy (English with Malay/Mandarin/Tamil) and a broad-based curriculum where innovation and entrepreneurship command a premium. Individuals acquire the relevant skills and abilities to survive in competitive environments, equipped for a brighter future.