PBL in Engineering Education

Republic Polytechnic’s Experience
  • J. Wang
  • C. S. Yap
  • K. Goh


Polytechnics in Singapore were set up with the mission to train mid-level professionals to support the technological and economic development of Singapore. Republic Polytechnic (RP) is one of five polytechnics in Singapore entrusted with this role of enacting a practice-based educational system to prepare learners to contribute meaningfully to key industries and emerging fields of professionalism.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Wang
    • 1
  • C. S. Yap
    • 2
  • K. Goh
    • 3
  1. 1.School of EngineeringRepublic PolytechnicSingapore
  2. 2.School of EngineeringRepublic PolytechnicSingapore
  3. 3.Office of Academic ServicesRepublic PolytechnicSingapore

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