About

Singapore

Singapore is a small but highly developed island nation in Southeast Asia, known for its economic prosperity, cultural diversity, and efficient governance. As a global financial hub, Singapore plays a crucial role in international trade and finance. The country’s strategic location, excellent infrastructure, and pro-business policies have attracted multinational corporations, making it a key player in the global economy.

Singapore places a strong emphasis on maintaining high standards. The country boasts a well-regarded education system, with a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Additionally, Singapore is home to numerous international schools that cater to the expatriate community and provide a globally recognized education.

The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is a regulatory body in Singapore that oversees the private education sector. It ensures that private schools, including international schools, maintain high standards and deliver quality education. The CPE sets guidelines and standards for curriculum, facilities, and faculty qualifications to ensure that students receive a robust and internationally competitive education.

International schools in Singapore are known for offering diverse curricula, including International Baccalaureate (IB), Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), and other globally recognized programs. These schools provide a multicultural environment, often attracting students from various nationalities.

In summary, Singapore’s significance on the global stage extends beyond its economic prowess to include a commitment to high educational standards. International schools in the country, regulated by the CPE, contribute to Singapore’s reputation as an attractive destination for expatriates seeking a top-notch education for their children in a vibrant and cosmopolitan environment.

Number of Schools

NUMBER OF NOT-FOR-PROFIT SCHOOLS

5

Class sizes

30

Curriculum offered

NameNo. SchoolsInfo
4Q Learning Framework 1 Learn More
American/ US Curriculum 2 Learn More
AP 2 Learn More
Australian Curriculum 1 Learn More
British Curriculum 5 Learn More
Cambridge International A-Level 1 Learn More
Cambridge International Lower Secondary Curriculum 1 Learn More
Cambridge International Primary Curriculum 2 Learn More
Cambridge International Upper Secondary Curriculum 0 Learn More
Dutch National Curriculum 1 Learn More
Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 3 Learn More
French Curriculum 1 Learn More
German Curriculum 0 Learn More
ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education 1 Learn More
International Baccalaureate (IB) 14 Learn More
International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (CP/IBCP) 1 Learn More
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (DP/IBDP) 13 Learn More
International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP/IBMYP) 8 Learn More
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP/IBPYP) 10 Learn More
International General Certificate of General Education (IGCSE) 6 Learn More
International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) 1 Learn More
International Primary Curriculum (IPC) 5 Learn More
Lehrplan 21 0 Learn More
Montessori 0 Learn More
Plan d'Etudes Romand 1 Learn More
Reggio Emilia 0 Learn More
School Specific Curriculum 3 Learn More
Swiss curricula Lehrplan 2 0 Learn More
Swiss curricula Lehrplan 21 1 Learn More
Swiss Romand Study Plan (PER) 0 Learn More
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) 2 Learn More

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