12 Sep '17, 10am

If the art of government is an Olympic sport, would Singapore win?

If the art of government is an Olympic sport, would Singapore win?

The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy can scale a “new peak” in public policy education, by offering Singapore’s unique experience to the world as public policy becomes an increasingly urgent and relevant field of study in the face of global challenges. But how can this be done? Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has four suggestions: First, by strengthening the link between theory and practice; second, by inviting currently serving civil servants to be Practice Fellows; third, by focusing on qualitative growth and providing practical viewpoints to the Government; and fourth, to emphasise the importance of political leadership in its classrooms. The former prime minister’s remarks came as he took on the new role of governing board chairman for the LKY School this year. He is replacing founding chairman Wang Gungwu, who has been at the helm of the school’s board for ...

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