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Opinion: Social Policy in Singapore: A Crucible of Individual Responsibility

Opinion  -  Ron Haskins

The co-Director of the Brookings Center on Children and Families explains why he finds Singapore’s social policy remarkably effective.

Opinion: Globalisation and the Challenges of Social Policy in Asia's Developed Open Economies

Opinion  -  Wong Chack-Kie

At a time when public welfare appears to be losing its growth engine for raising additional resources, traditional family-based welfare is being threatened by socio-demographic changes and shifts in values between generations.

Nudging pro-social behaviours

Conference material  -  Joanne Yoong, Huang Jianyun, Leonard Lee, Lorenz Goette

Plenary session 2 consisted of 3 presentations, followed by a Q&A session with the audience and speakers. Read on for the summary of the presentations and discussion points during the Q&A session. For more details on the presentations, you can follow the links to the presentation slides.

Behavioural Insights: Fact or Fad?

Conference material  -  Ivan Yeo, Leong Wai Yan, Rory Gallagher, Ho Teck Hua, Dilip Soman

Plenary session 1 consisted of a short presentation, followed by a discussion session among the panellists as well as Q&A with the audience. Read on for the summary of the discussion points of plenary session 1. For more details on the presentation, you can follow the link to the presentation slides.

Reducing Health Disparities and Addressing Unmet Health Needs of Vulnerable Groups

Conference material  -  Dean Schillinger

​Held on 13 September 2017, the 3rd MSF-CSC Social Sector Conference 2017 saw four speakers — Mauricio Lim Miller, Dean Schillinger, Elisabeth Mason and James Riccio — sharing their views on tackling complex vulnerabilities with innovative solutions, and how cross-sector partnerships and sustainable approaches were developed for low-income families.​​​​

How Tech Revolution Can Reshape Social Services

Conference material  -  Elizabeth Mason

Held on 13 September 2017, the 3rd MSF-CSC Social Sector Conference 2017 saw four speakers — Mauricio Lim Miller, Dean Schillinger, Elisabeth Mason and James Riccio — sharing their views on tackling complex vulnerabilities with innovative solutions, and how cross-sector partnerships and sustainable approaches were developed for low-income families.​​​​

The WorkAdvance Demonstration—Testing a Sector-Based Training Programme

Conference material  -  James A. Riccio

​Held on 13 September 2017, the 3rd MSF-CSC Social Sector Conference 2017 saw four speakers — Mauricio Lim Miller, Dean Schillinger, Elisabeth Mason and James Riccio — sharing their views on tackling complex vulnerabilities with innovative solutions, and how cross-sector partnerships and sustainable approaches were developed for low-income families.​​​​

Empowering Peer-to-Peer Social Change

Conference material  -  Mauricio Lim Miller

​Held on 13 September 2017, the 3rd MSF-CSC Social Sector Conference 2017 saw four speakers — Mauricio Lim Miller, Dean Schillinger, Elisabeth Mason and James Riccio — sharing their views on tackling complex vulnerabilities with innovative solutions, and how cross-sector partnerships and sustainable approaches were developed for low-income families.​​​​

Making Public Policy Relevant for Bicultural Families in Singapore

Conversation  -  Kharina Zainal, Paulin Tay Straughan

A conversation with noted sociologist Paulin Tay Straughan offers insights on Singapore’s growing social diversity and its implications for bicultural families and social policy.

Engaging Citizens in the Digital Age

Article  -  Cindy Tan

As public engagement grows online, the Public Service will need a strong social media policy that integrates both online and offline strategies as well as mindset and role shifts in service delivery to truly reap the benefits of social media.