Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

COVID-19 can widen gaps in children’s development

COVID-19 can widen gaps in children’s development

Professor Jean Yeung 21 May 2020

COVID-19 and home-based learning can exacerbate socio-economic inequalities, leading to wider learning gaps. NUS Centre for Family and Population Research Founding Director Professor Jean Yeung shared her views and suggested interventions are needed to mitigate gaps among Singaporean children.

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After the Pandemic — The Rebirth of Big Government? State Capacity, Trust and Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

After the Pandemic — The Rebirth of Big Government? State Capacity, Trust and Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Speakers: Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Mr John Micklewait, and Ms Rana Foroohar, 22 Jul 2020