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Hwa Chong Centennial Celebrations: Second Insight Series

23 Jan 2019

The HCI-NYGH Integrated Programme Education Conference (15 February) will be part two of the series of five lectures cum panel discussion organized as part of Hwa Chong’s year- long Centennial Celebrations. These aim to bring together thought leaders from various sectors across the globe to reflect and lead collective conversations on the future of education and humanity.

The Second Insights Series features speakers and eminent educators from all over the world:

  • Pasi Sahlberg, Professor of education policy at the Gonski Institute for Education, University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia;
  • Ruth Vinz, Professor in the English Education Program and the Enid and Lester Morse Endowed Chair in Teacher Education, Teachers College, Colombia;
  • Jaana Silvennoinen, Vice Principal and Coordinator for International Relations, Helsinki Normal Lyceum, University of Helsinki
  • Tapio Lahtero, Administrative Principal of both Teacher Training Schools of the University of Helsinki – Viikki Teacher Training School and Helsinki Normallyceum;
  • George Wolfe, Founding Director of the Loudoun Academy of Science; and
  • Ng Pak Tee, Associate Dean for Leadership Learning, NIE.

We also look forward to the launch of the Hwa Chong Centennial Publication, A Tribute To the Hwa Chong Educator by DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam on top of listening to illuminating presentations, participating in interesting workshops and interacting with the teaching fraternity from various schools.

More details on the Education Conference can be found here:

Participants listening to illuminating presentations during last year’s HCI-NYGH Integrated Programme Education Conference
(Photograph credits: NYGH)

NYGH and HCI staff interacting during a workshop during last year’s HCI-NYGH Integrated
(Photograph credits: NYGH)

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