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Global Voices in Education : Ruth Wong Memorial Lectures (Hardcover)
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This book brings together selected lectures given by eminent educationalists in memory of Ruth Wong, an influential figure in the field of education. The lectures represent the powerful ideas seeded by Dr Wong and address the challenges of education in Singapore’s journey from a textbook case of poor education to a world-class educational system. The educational standard that we enjoy today was only possible thanks to visionary thinking and missionary zeal. This collection addresses key themes and issues in learning, schooling, teaching, teacher education, educational research and policy innovation, making it a must-read for educators, educational leaders and policy makers interested in providing uplifting education for the next generation of learners.