01 Apr '11, 9pm

Firing the creativity of young minds begets a more thoughtful Singapore

I visited Singapore's ground-breaking School of the Arts (SOTA) the other day and was completely blown away. The building's modern design is impressive enough, but it is the school's common sense approach to learning and commitment to artistic excellence which is most awe-inspiring. How I wish I'd been given the opportunity to attend a state-of-the-art facility like SOTA - a high school where Glee Club kids have apparently taken over the entire building. It also stands as a monument to the seachange taking place in our society as politicians and business leaders acknowledge the need for more creative and design-based industries. Principal Rebecca Chew (picture) is a force to be reckoned with. She feels it is her duty to provide pupils with the kind of "progressive leadership" I was denied by my teachers. Around 900 pupils up to year five currently attend the city-centre es...

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