A Reflection on 3 Years of COVID-19 Pandemic

Courage to continue

Introduction During the past three years of the COVID-19 pandemic, Singapore introduced a slew of measures, including mandatory mask-wearing, contact tracing, and restrictions on gathering. John Dowey said: ‘We do not learn from experience, we learn by reflecting on experience.’ Hence my motivation behind my self-reflection on the impact of the pandemic on teaching, learning,…

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Celebrating Singapore’s 56th Birthday

Celebrating Singapore 56th Birthday

Introduction Both my parents had passed away, and I missed them. I love to browse through the physical photo albums, reminiscing fondly about our lives, our memories, and our time together. Looking through the precious black-and-white family album taken at the Esplanade, brought back beautiful moments. The Singapore River has witnessed the history of the…

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Living Your Purpose – Care Pack for COVID-19

Care Pack for COVID-19

Introduction I like to help to lighten up the atmosphere as Singapore stepped up restrictions with The Singapore COVID-19 heightened alert. It is expected to last for a month between 16 May to 13 June. The Care Pack With the world COVID-19 situation getting worse, what I can do to help? I came across a…

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An Attitude of Gratitude for 2020

An Attitude for Gratitude for 2020

Introduction The year 2020 is remembered with mixed feelings as a pandemic year. To many, this has been an annus horribilis with a global impact far and wide. While the misfortune has been awful, well documented, and shared, I like to focus on what individuals can do to bring cheers and uplifting energy to support…

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A Moment of History for Digitalisation in the World of Learning

Introduction Face-to-face workshops were the norm since I started my first class back in Aug 2018. However, the COVID-19 outbreak changed everything. During the 2-month Circuit Breaker period, I piloted two online workshops via Zoom meetings (please see A Meaningful Cause during the Circuit Breaker Period and Webinar Series – Nourishing your Soul). The experience…

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A Meaningful Cause during the Circuit Breaker Period

Background Between 5 April and 1 June, Singapore entered an unprecedented Circuit Breaker period to curb the spread of COVID-19. The government introduced measures to minimise social interaction and community activities. Schools and workplaces were closed. Only essential services that support daily needs remained open. Everyone played a part While there was uncertainty and fear…

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