Council for Private Education is a statutory board sanctioned with the legislative power to regulate the private education sector.
3 February 2014| Last updated on 28 June 2017
Established under the Private Education Act, the Council for Private Education (CPE) is a statutory board sanctioned with the legislative power to regulate the private education sector. In addition to its role as the sectoral regulator of private education institutions (PEIs), the CPE facilitates capability development efforts to uplift standards in the local private education industry.
The Council is governed by a Board, helmed by Mr Lin Cheng Ton, Chief Executive Officer of Nanyang Polytechnic International, and comprises experienced individuals from the fields of education, quality assurance and business, as well as economic agencies involved in the promotion of the private education sector. Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the CPE is the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Brandon Lee.
A Trusted and Well-Regarded Private Education Sector.
To raise standards in the private education sector through effective regulation, industry development and consumer education.
Strategic Thrust 1: Effective regulation and quality assurance of Private Education Institutions.
Strategic Thrust 2: Effective consumer education and student support.
Strategic Thrust 3: Strategic development and promotion of the private education industry.
Strategic Thrust 4: Sustained operations and organisation excellence.
Underpinning the Council for Private Education’s work are four core values: Integrity, Care, Professionalism andExcellence.
As the regulator of the private education sector, the Council for Private Education staff would need to uphold integrity andprofessionalism in their conduct when carrying out their duties. Care for the students and for the overall development of the private education sector exemplifies the staff’s passion for the organisation’s work. Underpinning these is the staff’s constant pursuit of excellence in driving all of the Council’s policies and initiatives.