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Lifelong Learning and Ageing: Evidence From Singapore

Article  -  Sheng Yee Zher, Johnny Sung, Chia Ying

While age and educational background are key factors influencing our ability to learn, a recent study suggests that enabling technologies and learning methods can help seniors to go further.

Promoting Active Ageing through Virtual & Augmented Reality

Opinion  -  Jung Younbo

A Nanyang Technological University team is developing simulation tools to help seniors learn important skills at their own pace.

Growing a Biophilic City in a Garden

Article  -  Kenneth Er

The greening of Singapore is the outcome of decades of commitment, sound planning, and strong community partnerships.

Governance Amid Technological Disruption: A Vision for an Agile Public Service

Article  -  Daniel Lim Yew Mao, Chan Chi Ling

A more agile, iterative and inclusive approach to policymaking and problem solving can help the public sector keep pace with change.

Public Service 4.0: What Might It Look Like?

Opinion  -  Peter Shergold

Digitisation and robotic process automation will revolutionise public administration—but the outcome will depend on how we choose to use them.

Reimagining Productive Longevity

Article  -  Kok Ping Soon

By increasing seniors’ productive capacity, strengthening the ecoysystem functional capacity and changing the social narrative, we can turn ageing from a societal liability to a productive asset for the nation.

Supporting Job Growth and Worker Prosperity in a New Era of Automation

Opinion  -  Richard Dobbs, Eoin Daly

With the advent of advanced automation, governments have a critical role to play in responding to workforce transitions.

Co-creating the Rail Corridor's Future

Article  -  Tan See Nin

Broad hands-on community engagement has led the design and planning process for a significant stretch of former railway land.

Making Technology Work for Workers

Opinion  -  Genevieve Ding

Technology, thoughtfully applied to complement and support the workforce, could deepen collective good rather than anxiety.

Editorial Digital Issue 4

Editorial  -  Alvin Pang

In this issue of ETHOS Digital Edition, public sector veterans from around the world discuss the future of governance in the digital age. Also, our more experienced colleagues share quick tips on how to do better at work in a new feature: PRO TIP.