Jason Tan, National Institute of Education – Policy, Curriculum and Leadership

Jason Tan, National Institute of Education - Policy, Curriculum and Leadership

Jason Tan

13 December 2023
Morning Shot: Do students in Singapore have critical skills to tackle global challenges?
If you haven’t already heard, Singapore recently ranked top for mathematics, science and reading in the Programme for International Student Assessment, or Pisa study done by the OECD in 2022.
But, there was a slight decline in reading, similar to that of their peers in many other countries, and other problem spots include perception of a lack of support from their parents, and a lack of physical activity.
On this episode of Morning Shot, Jason Tan, Associate Professor for Policy, Curriculum and Leadership at the National Institute of Education shares his insights on whether our Singapore students have the critical skills for global challenges.
Presented by: Emaad Akhtar
Produced and edited by: Yeo Kai Ting (ykaiting@sph.com.sg)

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4 April 2023
Do University rankings really matter?
Every year we hear about them. University rankings have formed the crux of any one student’s decision-making process.
However, a number of prominent Universities have spoken out against such rankings, which cannot measure the multifaceted goals of higher education. So, do university rankings still matter for students in Singapore?
Jason Tan, Associate Professor, Policy, Curriculum and Leadership at The National Institute of Education shares his expertise on whether we should really pay much attention to these rankings.

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