Parents more concerned about bad language and online trolls than grooming and child sexual exploitation

A poll found that parents and grandparents are more likely to be worried about their children being exposed to bad language and aggressive online trolls than grooming and child sexual exploitation. The findings come after the UK National Crime Agency has warned that sex offenders are increasingly using live-streaming services as an avenue for grooming. … Read more

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat urges grads to stay adaptable and connected

At the recent commencement ceremony for the Singapore Management University (SMU) business school, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat advised graduates to stay adaptable and connected in today’s rapidly changing world. He advised that the ability to stay connected “will be more important than ever” as Singapore positions itself as Asia’s global node of technology, innovation … Read more

Baltimore County teacher finally retires after 41 years teaching in the same first-grade classroom

Roxanne Russo taught first grade in the same classroom in the same school for 41 years before retiring recently. She said it was because the Middleborough community in Essex, UK, embraced her and became like her family.   Russo first started teaching at Middleborough Elementary in 1977. Her colleagues shared that she has always been … Read more

Will robots take over our jobs?

With robots increasingly taking over jobs, it may be soft skills that will guarantee continued employment. While the best workers need to be highly skilled, they must also learn to work well in teams and think creatively.   The Future of Work Centre of Excellence has been studying market disruptions and work trends around the … Read more