Roosevelt Policy Journal for AY 2020/2021
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Entries by e0332884
In this op-ed, which is the second of a two-part series examining the current state of quality and access in the Early Childhood Care and Education sector, Afiya Dikshit (’23), Dineshram Sukumar (’24), Lim Tian Jiao (’23), Shanna Kaur (’23), and Zen Alexander Goh (’23) look into the accessibility of the sector and synthesise the issues of quality and access to deliver insights regarding the industry as a whole.
In this op-ed, which is the first of a two-part series examining the current state of quality and access in the Early Childhood Care and Education sector, Afiya Dikshit (’23), Dineshram Sukumar (’24), Lim Tian Jiao (’23), Shanna Kaur (’23), and Zen Alexander Goh (’23) zoom into the varied definitions of quality in the sector and evaluate recent government measures to uplift quality and improve teacher training and retention.
In this op-ed, Htet Myet Min Tun (’24) and Choo Wai Keat (’24) explore the possibilities the Bottom-up Greenness (BuG) approach may bring to climate change solutions.
This op-ed is an extension of the policy memo “WeCARE: Expanding childcare awareness to facilitate employment for single mothers”.
This op-ed is an extension of the policy memo “Budding Entrepreneurs from a Young Age”.
In this policy memo, Aamir Bana (’24), Kelly Hui (’24), and Matthew Ling (’24) explain how the elderly in Singapore can be guaranteed basic living standards through a non-discriminatory Silver Support top-up scheme.
In this policy memo, Choo Wai Keat (’24), Dineshram Sukumar (’24), Htet Myet Min Tun (’24), Sean Low (’24), Thimali Bandara (’24), and Zen Alexander Goh (’23) explore how a lack of pre-university entrepreneurship education results in Singaporeans’ perception of themselves as unentrepreneurial despite Singapore’s high international rankings on innovation, and propose that the government build a secondary school-level nationwide network for students to nurture their entrepreneurial interests, exchange ideas, and attain mentorship from entrepreneurs and industry experts.
CONTENT WARNING: MENTIONS OF SELF-HARM AND SUICIDE
In this policy memo, Nicole Quah (’21), Celine Lee (’24), and Luke Seow (’24) observe that a lack of mental health education and employer behaviour regulation has culminated into a mental health crisis among migrant construction workers in Singapore, and propose that the Singapore government (1) provide manpower and financial support to NGOs currently providing mental health resources; (2) require employers to purchase insurance with mental health coverage for their employees and; (3) create a channel to disseminate mental health-related information to migrant workers with their employers and dormitory operators.
In this policy memo, Afiya (’23) and Lim Tian Jiao (’23) discuss how the inability to attain childcare inhibits single mothers from getting gainful employment and is due to the lack of awareness of existing assistance schemes, and propose that the government build a mobile application to bridge this information gap.
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