SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Nanyang Polytechnic International (NYPi) and Temasek Foundation (TF) have partnered the Thai Ministry of Education and Rajamangala University of Technology (RMUT) to provide customised training for technical education leaders and faculty trainers in Thailand.
About 120 government officials, senior management staff and specialist teachers from RMUT will participate in the training programme through a grant of about S$690,000 from TF.
About 50 Thai officials and senior management staff were in Nanyang Polytechnic for three senior management programmes from April to August.
The remaining master trainers are expected to be trained by October.
The programme includes an overview of technical manpower training and development in Singapore, building a practice—oriented higher education curriculum, experience sharing on establishing industry connections and specialist teachers’ courses.
It aims to help RMUT enhance its role as the practice—oriented university of excellence and allows for best practices that relevant for industry to be shared in a timely manner.
Participants will transfer their knowledge to other leaders and practitioners from tertiary institutions.
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