Mixing school and work

Why school's 'in' at work: More embracing programme combining job and study

Bosses, trainees and even parents are warming to the idea of on-the-job experience and study instead of the traditional diploma-to-degree path. Insight takes a look at what's behind the shift.

A change is quietly brewing in Singapore's education system.

A four-year-old programme combining school and work - the first of its kind here - has gained traction, with employers and trainees speaking highly of it.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 28, 2019, with the headline 'Why school's 'in' at work'. Subscribe