ST Education Forum 2018
The debate involved the 500-strong audience voting for or against the motion in real time, according to how they were swayed as the session went on.
Singapore Management University (SMU) encourages all its students to have at least one overseas stint - working, studying or undertaking a community service project.
Those attending The Straits Times Education Forum on Saturday will not only get to hear the views of education experts on whether a degree or skills contribute more to one's success in life, but they will also get to participate in the debate by voting for or against the motion.
In the second of a four part-series, OECD's education and skills director Andreas Schleicher talks about why we need to study and whether universities really add value.
Come listen to a robust debate on the degrees-versus-skills issue at The Straits Times Education Forum, presented by the Singapore Management University, on March 17. The motion for the debate is "You don’t need a degree to succeed in life". The speakers for the motion are Andreas Schleicher and Ng Cher Pong. The speakers against the motion are Professor Arnoud De Meyer and Associate Professor Goh Yihan.
City accommodation in the Singapore Management University (SMU) will soon go beyond just providing students with a place to stay. Spaces for them to learn will be offered too.
ST Education Forum 2017
We all know by now that disruption has become the new normal in various industries where computerisation, robotics and artificial intelligence will make many traditional, even highly skilled but repetitive, jobs redundant.
In a face-off two years ago, Enlitic, a deep-learning machine, was pitted against expert human diagnostic radiographers in diagnosing lung cancer.