A catalyst and a facilitator for
international discussion and collaboration
across nations, disciplines and sectors
… the future of education is no longer just about teaching students something, but more about providing them with a reliable compass and the tools to navigate with confidence in this world that is increasingly volatile, complex, ambiguous and uncertain, VUCA, as they called it.
In the past, it was enough to teach students… the established wisdom of our world. Today, it’s more or like helping students to question the established wisdom of the world to manage complex ways of thinking… (and) working… It’s no longer about we know what the answers are. It’s about finding what the right questions are. It’s about ways of thinking.
… one of the big challenges of an education system (is) to ensure coherence, to attract the most talented teachers to the most challenging classrooms, to align resources with needs, to give all students the opportunities to reach their potential.
Professor Jonathan Plucker
Julian C. Stanley Professor of Talent Development
Centre for Talented Youth and School of Education
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Rethinking Educational Excellence:
A New Perspective on Developing Student Talent
Dr Ng Pak Tee
National Institute of Education
Nanyang Technology University
Student and Teacher Well-being:
The Singapore Experience
The big idea is that, everything students need for their learning, teachers need too...that means we have to create experiences for them (teachers), that allow them to expand their experiences.