Conversations with Tham Jun Han

Mr. Tham Jun Han (more commonly known as ‘Tham’ among his friends and colleagues) is a Senior Executive at the Learning Futures Group, Civil Service College. He works on innovation in adult learning programmes and experiences for public servants, including the design of serious games for adult learning and policymaking. In this article, Tham shares about his work, how his experiences in tertiary education led him to his career, and his community work in a ground-up initiative called Friendzone…

Reflections with Ho Kwon Ping

Mr Ho Kwon Ping, founding Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings, an international hospitality business, founding Chairman of Singapore Management University, former journalist at the Far Eastern Economic Review, has worn many hats over the course of his long and illustrious career. It was, though, not always so smooth and successful a ride. Mr Ho has had many run-ins with the authorities: first at Stanford University in America while he was an undergraduate, then during his National Service and later under the Internal Security Act while studying at the National University of Singapore as an undergraduate again, having left Stanford after his run-in with the authorities. In all these occasions, Mr Ho’s conviction to speak truth to power prevailed…

Conversations with Irwin See

By Chang Zhun Lyn and Luo Dan Irwin See, a former junior college teacher, started Irwin’s Study, a tuition centre with heart and purpose, in 2009. 9 years on, not …

Conversations with Mila Ariel

By Reyna Mae Corrales  Mila Ariel is an English teacher at the enrichment centre, The Write Connection. Since as early as she can remember, she has always been passionate about …

Reflections with Eduardo Araral

By Brendan Loon Professor Eduardo Araral is currently Vice-Dean (Research) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP). He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in Public …