Take a Lesson from Singapore

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  • Singapore has transformed its public school system to one that consistently produces some of the world's best students. Its students are driven to succeed and teaching is the most desired profession within the country. Learn the secrets behind their success and how America might incorporate the methodology on this episode of Dan Rather Reports.


  • Originally released by Big Media, 2011.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 02, 2016.
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  • Closed-captioned.


  • Singapore's Educational System (3:53) -- Falling Standards (4:02) -- Secrets to Success (4:15) -- Rosyth Elementary School (4:27) -- Each Class Starts the Same (3:48) -- Statewide Assessment (3:28) -- Price for Success America Versus Singapore (2:32) -- Career Advancement in Singapore Collaboration and Feedback (2:49) -- Rather interviews Marc Tucker (3:04) -- Speaking Globally (3:24) -- Determination of Students (4:18) -- Credits: Take a Lesson from Singapore: Dan Rather Reports on Global Education Systems (0:56)
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