Singapore and Sweden meet in International Education Roundtable

Singapore will hold an inaugural international education roundtable (IER) next month to discuss the education systems worldwide.Education ministers and senior government officials from Canada, China, Hong Kong, Sweden and the United States will take part in the three-day roundtable beginning July 6.
In a statement, the education ministry said, among the matters that would be discussed include defining and preparing educated citizens of the future, attracting and recruiting good teachers and grooming school leaders.
Education Minister and Second Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen and Sir Michael Barber, Partner at McKinsey & Company and former Chief Advisor on Delivery to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, will co-chair the roundtable.


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