The Straits Times article: Ending ageism - the prejudice against one's future self (30 Sep 2021)
“Ageism exists because of fear and denial that we will become the other person – the other older person – and we do not want to be old because we have been bombarded with negative messages that getting old means going downhill both physically and cognitively.” says Dr Kanwaljit Soin. This article was first published in The Straits Times. For latest news and information, go to https://www.straitstimes.com/
The Straits Times article: Concrete proposals to tackle women's issues to be presented in early 2022 (18 Sep 2021)
More equal workplace opportunities, more caregiver support and increased protection for women, both physically and online. Prime Minister Hsien Loong said these are three broad areas in which Government policies and programmes can help level the playing field for women.
The Straits Times article: New teaching guidelines aimed at helping seniors learn better (13 Mar 2021)
Launch of the Geragogy Guidelines
The Council for Third Age (C3A) and the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) have launched a set of guidelines aimed at producing an effective learning environment for seniors. The Geragogy Guidelines include teaching methods like peer learning which senior learners relate better to. Society for WINGS attended the launch on 12 March 2021 and we encourage our trainers to incorporate the guidelines when conducting courses offered at WINGS. A copy of the guidelines can be downloaded from www.c3a.org.sg