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Study Trip to Europe by the Applied Study in Polytechnics and ITE Review (<abbr title="Applied Study in Polytechnics and ITE Review">ASPIRE</abbr>) Committee

Published Date: 08 February 2014 12:00 AM

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As part of the Applied Study in Polytechnics and ITE Review (ASPIRE), Ms Indranee Rajah, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Law and Ministry of Education, will lead a delegation to Germany and Switzerland from 10 to 16 February 2014. ASPIRE aims to enhance students’ career and academic prospects, and strengthen applied study in polytechnics and ITE in partnership with industry.

The delegation will visit public agencies and education institutions to understand their model of applied study and how students are provided guidance in choosing their education and career pathways. The delegation will also visit several companies in Germany and Switzerland to study how they partner education institutions to offer structured internships and training in the workplace for students through apprenticeships.

Ms Indranee Rajah, who is the Chairman of ASPIRE, will be accompanied by ASPIRE Committee members from the private and public sectors, as well as officials from the Ministry of Education.

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