Education: Mauritian Delegation in Singapore to share views on reform in the sector
Government’s reform project for Mauritius’ learning sector and Singapore’s experience in implementing reform in the education field are being discussed between Mauritian and Singaporean high-level officials this week in Singapore.
In fact, a high-level delegation led by the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, is currently in Singapore for discussions and for knowledge sharing. Topics being covered include: the implementation of the Nine Year Continuous Basic Education and TVET reforms, and development of Polytechnics in Mauritius.
The Mauritian delegation is meeting with high level officials in Singapore to address several issues, namely:
- Singapore experience in implementing reform
- Empowerment to schools with more resources given to schools
- Building teacher capacity
The delegation is being assisted by the following institutions: Singapore Ministry of Education, Singapore Examination and Assessment Board, Singapore National Institute of Education, and Institute of Technical Education.
Discussions are focusing on the sharing of the development of vocational and technical education in Singapore; how Singapore is working with the industry to train human capital; and, how is the private sector in that country involved in the curriculum design and the creation of programmes.