Examinations in Singapore: Change and Continuity (1891-2007)
|Author(s)||Tan Yap Kwang, Chow Hong Kheng & Christine Goh (Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board)|
|Year Publish||2008 April|
Unlike most literature on education where examinations are often mentioned as an outcome of educational goals and objectives, this book focuses on examinations per se. Examinations have gained a momentum of their own, and it is interesting to note the development of examinations against the backdrop of the broader history of Singapore and of education in Singapore.
? Examinations in Singapore (1891–1945):
? Trace the Development of Examinations in Singapore During the British Colonial Period Up to 1945.
? Assess the Impact of the Japanese Occupation on Examinations in Singapore.
? What was the Significance of the School Certificate Examination Held in the Sime Road Camp During the Japanese Occupation?
? The Post-War Years (1946–1970s):
? Assess the Development of Education and Examinations From the End of the Japanese Occupation to the Attainment of Self-Government in Singapore.
? Why and How Effective Were the Measures Undertaken by the Singapore Government to Establish Central Control Over Education and Examinations in Singapore in the 1960s–1970s?
? The 1961 Examination Boycott Illustrates the Challenges in Forging a National System of Examinations. Do You Agree?
? Charting Our Own Destiny (1980s–2007):
? How Effective had the Goh Keng Swee’s Reforms in Education and Examination Been in Improving Singapore’s Education System?
? Examine the Key Policy Changes in Singapore's Education and Examinations in Response to the Challenges of a Rapidly Changing and Globalising world
? 'Change is More Important than Continuity in Education and Examinations' Discuss
Readership: Academics and professionals in education and assessment; general readership.