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  1. File photo of students taking their seats for the diploma ceremony at Harvard University in Cambrid

    Commentary: Singapore and Singaporeans lose when universities chase after world rankings

    A focus on chasing after university rankings, and therefore prioritising research over teaching, has detrimental effects for Singapore students ...
  2. Singapore worker

    Commentary: Workers everywhere face the same challenge - rapidly depreciating skills

    Professor Jan Thomas, vice-chancellor of Massey University in New Zealand, makes the case for lifelong learning, and shows how New Zealand and ...
  3. A still from the Emmy-award winning hit TV show - The Office

    Commentary: Being funny at work can be good for your career

    Research suggests humour can be effective for managers as well as staff, but there are risks to being funny at work, says one observer from the ...
  4. Food court Singapore

    Commentary: Matching older workers to jobs the key manpower challenge for Singapore

    Technology is not neutral to the job market and matured workers are at greatest risk, says one NTU professor.
  5. File photo of students taking their seats for the diploma ceremony at Harvard University in Cambrid

    Commentary: Education reforms illusive as tax cuts lead to higher degree costs, widening skills gap

    A large class of under-skilled, under-employed American workers will continue to plague businesses unless tax cuts starving education funding are ...
  6. PSB Academy

    Commentary: Private education grads should blame themselves if they can't get a good job? Nonsense

    The fact is all graduates today face a challenging job market and need all the help they can get to develop industry-relevant skills and get a ...
  7. classroom student

    Commentary: What getting ready for school really means

    As parents fret over the logistics of readying a child for school, a mother of three highlights the importance of training young kids to have ...
  8. Workers at Raffles Place - crop plastic bag guy out of pic on request

    Commentary: Agility, the secret skillset companies are looking to hire

    Businesses are looking for people with the technical skills to harness emerging technologies. But workers will miss the mark if they do not also ...
  9. Singapore's trade-driven economy shrank in the last quarter of 2011

    Singapore has to deepen skills, spur innovation in every industry: DPM Tharman

  10. (yv) janil portrait

    Parents need to do more to recognise our teachers: Janil Puthucheary

    If parents recognise the professionalism and the excellent calibre of teachers that Singapore has, that will help relieve the burden on teachers, ...