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Speaker Tan Chuan-Jin Intends To Speak Up For Social Causes. Here’s How Research Can Help.

Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin has outlined his strategy to tackle social causes: Reaching out to schools, sustaining the interest of school-leavers in volunteerism, and coaxing companies to step up their CSR programmes. Here’s how research can help (and how research should feature more prominently). Continue reading

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NS Job-Readiness Schemes Aplenty. But Who’s Keeping Count – And Track?

A slew of National Service job-readiness schemes have been rolled out: Vocation choices, “enhanced” career fairs, and now accredited competencies and skills. But how do we know if these schemes have actually been effective? Continue reading

Coordinating The Hands In “Many Helping Hands”

Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin raised the challenge of coordination, when different community groups or non-profit organisations offer assistance, programmes, or services. But two (policy) questions should emerge: Who should coordinate? And how should these groups or organisations coordinate? Continue reading

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