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Values and development in Singapore

Tham, Seong Chee.

Values and development in Singapore

by Tham, Seong Chee.

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Published by Dept. of Malay Studies, National University of Singapore in [Singapore] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementTham Seong Chee.
SeriesSeminar papers ;, no. 19, Seminar papers (National University of Singapore. Dept. of Malay Studies) ;, no. 19.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/00273 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination24 leaves ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL960494M
ISBN 109971623862
LC Control Number95948123
OCLC/WorldCa34015956

Asserts that moral education in Singapore has been aimed pragmatically at forging together, by shared values, the four major racial and cultural communities of that nation. Maintains that moral education also has been used to preserve a cultural and national identity against the perceived erosion of Asian roots by Western education. (ACM)Cited by: Singaporean culture is heavily influenced by Chinese values and one’s ethnicity is a strong social oreans often attribute social behaviour and characteristics One of the five national shared values upheld by Singapore is the tenet that the “nation comes before your community and society above yourself”.

Types of study. Ethical issues that value may be regarded as a study under ethics, which, in turn, may be grouped as rly, ethical value may be regarded as a subgroup of a broader field of philosophic value sometimes referred to as l value denotes something's degree of importance, with the aim of determining what action or life is best to do, . Value education is the process by which people give moral values to each other. According to Powney et al. It can be an activity that can take place in any human organisation during which people are assisted by others, who may be older, in a condition experienced to make explicit our ethics in order to assess the effectiveness of these values and associated behaviour for their .

Curriculum Planning and Development (Singapore) Pte Ltd is a Singapore-based private limited education consultancy firm consisting of a local network of university professors, former National Institute of Education (NIE) lecturers, and ex-Ministry of Education (MOE) officers. Our company is registered with ACRA (UEN: W). A fictional account set in Singapore of one day in the life of a teacher trying to find who she is as both a woman, and an artist. Through Ong Suwen, Lim explores the hopes and struggles of Singapore’s diverse range of first generation immigrants. Furthermore, Fistful of Colours was the inaugural recipient of the Singapore Literature Prize in Author: Prianka Ghosh.


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