Political Policy of Singapore’s World Class University - What Islamic Higher Education In Indonesia Can Learn

Ahmad Ali Nurdin, Tedi Priatna, Yusuf Azazy, Supiana Supiana

Abstract

This paper aims to mainly explore challenges faced by Singapore government in creating a global-competitive university called ‘a world class university’. By taking political policy of education implemented in National University of Singapore (NUS), this paper shows that several strategis have been implemented by Singapore government to make NUS as a globally oriented university. Recruitment of highly qualified lecturers and talented students, well autonomous and funding supports as well as well equipped facilities of teaching and research are among the main strategies of Singapore government and NUS to make the university as a world classs university. This study is a qualitative approach with a case study method. To collect the data, this research reviews documents and literatures related to Singapore policy on education as well as NUS annual reports and also make personal interviews with students and lecturers of NUS to strengthen the argument and to confirm literatures’ findings.The result shows that Islamic Higher Education in Indonesia could follow the same steps to make their educational instutions are globally recognized.

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Nurdin A., Priatna T., Azazy Y. and Supiana S. (2017). Political Policy of Singapore’s World Class University - What Islamic Higher Education In Indonesia Can Learn.In 2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 1: ICSE, ISBN 978-989-758-316-2, pages 49-53. DOI: 10.5220/0007092600490053


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icse17,
author={Ahmad Ali Nurdin and Tedi Priatna and Yusuf Azazy and Supiana Supiana},
title={Political Policy of Singapore’s World Class University - What Islamic Higher Education In Indonesia Can Learn},
booktitle={2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 1: ICSE,},
year={2017},
pages={49-53},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007092600490053},
isbn={978-989-758-316-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - 2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 1: ICSE,
TI - Political Policy of Singapore’s World Class University - What Islamic Higher Education In Indonesia Can Learn
SN - 978-989-758-316-2
AU - Nurdin A.
AU - Priatna T.
AU - Azazy Y.
AU - Supiana S.
PY - 2017
SP - 49
EP - 53
DO - 10.5220/0007092600490053