05 Jul '11, 6am

Tony Tan's relentless independent contribution to our education & students with foreigners:

Tony Tan's relentless independent contribution to our education & students with foreigners:

Quite a number of Singaporeans must have said ‘I told you so’ when Deputy Prime Minister Dr Tony Tan revealed that Singapore would be short of graduates – by about 7,000 a year from the year 2000. Why were manpower planners so wide off the mark? What could have accounted for the sudden demand? … Did the number crunchers crash at the stalls? After all, what Dr Tan’s announcement really means is that Singapore is short of that many undergraduates right now. His speech took many by surprise, as, in only the previous Budget debate in March last year, then Education Minister Lee Yock Suan slapped down calls from two MPs to increase the number of university places, saying there were enough places for students who wished to pursue tertiary education here. In that debate, opposition MP Chiam See Tong and then PAP MP Umar Abdul Hamid called on the minister to increase the number of...

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