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Problematizing the implementation of innovation in English language education in Singapore

Rani Rubdy

in English in Singapore

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9789888028436
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882206939 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0009

Series: Asian Englishes Today

Problematizing the implementation of innovation in English language education in Singapore

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This chapter examines the processes involved in the implementation of innovation in the teaching of English language in Singapore. It highlights the proactive management of educational policies and the decisiveness and expedience with which these policies are generally implemented. It provides a critical review of the structures and practices involved in the English language syllabus over the years and identifies the distinct stages in its evolution.

Keywords: English language; language education; Singapore; educational policy; syllabus

Chapter.  11385 words. 

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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