06 Jul '11, 6am

Speech by Mr Heng Swee Keat at the NIE Teachers’ Investiture Ceremony: It is my pleasure to join you at today’s

It is my pleasure to join you at today’s Investiture Ceremony. My heartiest congratulations to all graduands for reaching this important milestone after many months of a challenging journey. Today marks the start of a new phase of this journey. Teachers: The Key to a Successful Education System Our education system is well regarded, by our people and globally. Over 90% of our students progress to post-secondary education. We have moved from mass, efficiency-driven system to one that develops the abilities of our people, and now to 21st century competencies. Our aim is to develop each and every child. Our students performed very well in various international assessments, including the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA ), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS ) and Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS ), and others...

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