- Words: 34880
- Length: 127 Pages
- Topic: Teaching
- Paper #: 45040098
Over time British rule affected every aspect of life in Singapore including education. Gupta (1998) explains that
"The educational impact of the political developments was essentially a move from the private to the public. As the British government became increasingly directly involved in Singapore, an education policy began to develop (Bloom 1986, Gupta 1994). In the early years education was largely in the hands of private organisations, churches, and charitable bodies.