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Issue 107: Evolving Higher Education Landscapes in Southeast Asia

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Every week, HEADlines brings you the latest news, stories and commentaries in education and healthcare. This week, get insights on the latest developments in education. image Evolving Higher Education Landscapes in Southeast Asia In response to evolving workplace requirements and expectations, universities need to adapt and ensure their degrees are granting students relevant skills for the digital age and the future. Singapore is looking to expand its University Cohort Participation Rate to accommodate lifelong learners, as a pathway for Singaporeans to bridge the skills gap. Critics argue however that more flexible work-study arrangements and diverse certification should be made available to cater to these adult learners. In Thailand, universities’ conventional rote learning practices are criticised as too antiquated and irrelevant to produce the graduates the country needs to meet globalised and digitalised workplace expectations. More creative and flexible approaches to curricula, be it in Thailand or other countries in Southeast Asia, are needed to produce agile institutions and serve the aspirations of its students. Education in the Spotlight: Southeast Asia Globe | The time has come for the E-ASEAN degree

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