We were working again in Singapore in November, conducting workshops with teachers in various Junior Colleges, and also speaking to parents about the value of Critical Thinking to their children’s overall educational performance. I am always very impressed by the interest shown in Critical Thinking in Singapore by both teachers and parents, and also impressed by teachers’ experience in this area. We expect to return early in 2012.
In a recent publication by the Brookings Institute, ‘Competencies for the 21st century’, the importance of these competencies has been stressed. As it explains, ‘The