29 Aug '12, 3pm

Heng Swee Kiat committee – behind closed doors and closed minds? #singapore

Heng Swee Kiat committee – behind closed doors and closed minds? #singapore

Another one? Education minister Heng Swee Keat will lead yet another committee that “should review what needs to change and where we should act more boldly”, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day message. “We will engage Singaporeans in this review, and build a broad consensus on the way forward.” Rachel Chang of the Straits Times spoke to academics, political observers and ordinary Singaporeans, and reported in her blogpost that there were two main reactions: First: “Another committee?” Second: “Will they really do anything radical?” People remember various other committees in the past that had grand-sounding names but produced forgettable reports. I have always thought that the main problem was inherent in the format, and there is nothing to indicate that the new committee will be any different. The flaws are these: 1. It is headed by people with a stak...

Full article: http://yawningbread.wordpress.com/2012/08/29/heng-swee-ki...

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