Singapore has long attracted people from other countries who want to live and work in a country that is thriving. As parents start to consider the best school for their child in Singapore, it's important to note these facts and figures which highlight the country’s multicultural identity:
of international residents are from Europe
of international residents come from South American and Central American countries.
of international residents are from North America.
I have to mention here that the sheer educational potential that Singapore offers to expat parents and their children can be quite overwhelming. As someone who has not just enjoyed the honour and the wonderful opportunity to study across Japan, United States of America and the United Kingdom at coveted institutions of learning but has now settled into a teaching role here in Singapore, I can confidently confirm my affinity and admiration toward the many systems and frameworks that have been put in place by the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Government of Singapore to support a thriving ecosystem in delivering a truly comprehensive learning experience from Kindergarten through 12th grade. The likes of which rival some of the best school systems in the world today.
Mr. Kotaro Tamura
Adjunct Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and Former Senator, Govt of Japan
The government in Singapore is dedicated to providing its youngest residents with a stable and secure start in life. It oversees both public and private schools in the country, ensuring that students have access to the information and technology that they will need to support them in their academic futures.
The framework for schools in Singapore is as follows:
While there are a lot of positive aspects of education in Singapore, there are still challenges being faced by leaders, administrators, educators and parents. These include: