Thursday, May 20, 2010

Regulating the quality of private education

62 private institutions have been approved by Council for Private Education
By Shafiq Alkhatib | Posted: 20 May 2010 1709 hrs

SINGAPORE: Students of 62 private education institutions have been given the assurance that they're on a quality academic path.

Their schools have registered under a new regulatory framework, prescribed by the Council for Private Education (CPE). Among these, six have been awarded a certification called EduTrust....

The above is from Channel News Asia Online. More than 300 private institutions applied and less than one third were approved. There is an urgent effort to regulate the quality of private education institutions to protect the reputation of Singapore as an Education Hub.