Global Voices in Education

Ruth Wong Memorial Lectures

  • Oon Seng Tan
  • Seok Hoon Seng
  • Hee Ong Wong

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Back Matter
    Pages 201-207

About this book


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.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Oon Seng Tan
    • 1
  • Seok Hoon Seng
    • 2
  • Hee Ong Wong
    • 3
  1. 1.Nanyang Technological UniversityNational Institution of EducationSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Nanayang Technological UniversityNational Institute of EducationSingaporeSingapore
  3. 3.University of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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