International students studying in schools and tertiary institutions

Published Date: 08 May 2017 12:00 AM

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Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament

Mr Ong Teng Koon, Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC

Question

To ask the Minister for Education (Schools) what is the percentage of international students studying in primary schools, secondary schools, junior colleges, polytechnics and institutes of technical education.

Response

1. Out of the total enrolment in our national schools (Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Junior Colleges), around 5% are international students.

2. International students make up around 1% of full-time students in ITE and less than 10% of full-time students in the Polytechnics.

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