Thinking Aloud

Learning from younger Singaporeans about building community

Yale-NUS models how to give everyone a stake in building a shared future.

I find it remarkable that Yale-NUS students see themselves as equal partners to faculty and staff in shaping the school's future. PHOTO: ST FILE
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The older I get, the more I realise I need to learn from people younger than me.

The recent debate over the closure of Yale-NUS College has reminded me of a time, some three years ago, when I worked closely with two of its graduates and a few other young journalists on a weekly column series designed to be a platform for their voices, and which we tagged #OOTD for Opinion of the Day.

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