Ministry of Education - Higher Education Division of Singapore

Ministry of Education - Higher Education Division of Singapore


Founded in 1959, the Ministry of Education (MOE) in Singapore is a government ministry responsible for the education policy and implementation, including the Higher Education Division which is responsible for tertiary education, in Singapore.

The Higher Education Division oversees the operations and development of universities, polytechnics and other post-secondary institutions in Singapore. Its main goal is to ensure that students have access to quality higher education and that the education system is aligned with national development goals.

The division works with universities and other institutions to develop and implement curriculum and assessment policies that are aligned with industry needs and that meet the needs of students and the country. It also oversees funding and scholarships for students pursuing higher education and works to promote international partnerships and collaborations with other institutions around the world.

In addition to higher education, the Ministry of Education oversees education policy and implementation for primary and secondary education in Singapore and works to promote lifelong learning and skills training for citizens of all ages.

The Ministry of Education and its Higher Education Division play an important role in the development of Singapore, ensuring that citizens have access to quality education and training that prepares them for success in the modern world and promoting initiatives that support the country's economic growth and development. Singapore's education system is considered one of the best in the world and the government continues to invest in education to maintain its competitive edge in the global economy.

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1 North Buona Vista Drive
138675 Singapore


+65 6872 2220


+65 6775 5826

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