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GELC2021

21-22 June, Singapore

Speaker

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Professor Ho Yew Kee

Associate Provost (SkillsFuture) &
Cluster Director, Design and Specialised Business
Singapore Institute of Technology

Singapore

About Ho Yew Kee

Professor Ho Yew Kee is Professor of Accounting, Associate Provost (SkillsFuture) and concurrently Cluster Director, Designed & Specialised Businesses of Singapore Institute of Technology.  He has numerous publications in journals, newspaper and conferences.

 

Professor Ho obtained his accountancy education from Monash University, Australia and PhD from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), USA. Professionally, he is a Fellow CPA Australia, a Fellow Chartered Accountant Singapore, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is also a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Director.

 

Professor Ho is currently a director of a listed insurance company and serves on the boards of National Kidney Foundation, St Luke’s Eldercare, Prison Fellowship Singapore, Charity Council amongst others.  He is also a member, Advisory Councils, Institute of Certified Management Accountants, Sri Lanka, and Deakin University Integrated Reporting Centre, Australia and Council of CPA (Australia) Singapore Division. 

 

Professor Ho spends most of his other time serving the communities and charities.  He had held board level appointments in organisations like The Boys’ Brigade in Singapore, Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Schools Management Committee, SATA CommHealth, Dover Park Hospice, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Accounting and Corporate Reporting Authority (Singapore), Singapore Tax Academy, amongst others. 

Learners’ Garden – Let 10,000 Flowers Blossom

The session provides a rag-to-riches story of the success of Singapore education system since independence. Through the eyes of an outlier, it provides justifications on how the education system may need to further evolve to create alterative education pathways for diverse learners.  The session will include relooking at our cherished assumptions and how the future of work will further reshape the education system.  The session concludes with a wish list for the way forward for our education system for diverse learners.