Being a student again

By Mr Patrick Wong GP teacher/Raffles Press teacher-mentor I have been studying for some months now, taking a part-time course three evenings a week. In one of my modules, we covered the concept of empathy: the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Or, in a familiar metaphor, to stand in someone else’s … Continue reading

“It’s not so much about teaching, but more about learning”

By Nicki Chan (18S03C) and Ashley Tan (18A13A) In conjunction with Teacher’s Day, Raffles Press has collaborated with the 37th Student Council’s Teacher’s Day Committee to bring you a series of articles featuring several teachers in Raffles Institution. In this instalment, we feature Mr Christopher Selvaraj, a Project Work tutor. There are just some teachers … Continue reading

Teacher Feature: Mr Gavin Swee

By Calista Chong (18A01A) In conjunction with Teacher’s Day, Raffles Press has collaborated with the 37th Student Council’s Teacher’s Day Committee to bring you a series of articles featuring several teachers in Raffles Institution. In this instalment, we feature Mr Gavin Swee, a History tutor. Mr Gavin Swee is an alumnus of Raffles Institution. In … Continue reading

“Look forward, not back”

In conjunction with Teacher’s Day, Raffles Press has collaborated with the 34th Student Council’s Teacher’s Day Committee to bring you a series of articles featuring several teachers and non-teaching staff in Raffles Institution. In this instalment, we feature Ms Alexandria Tang, an Economics tutor. The American economist John Galbraith once had this to say about … Continue reading

“I would rather be irreverent than irrelevant”

In conjunction with Teacher’s Day, Raffles Press has collaborated with the 34th Student Council’s Teacher’s Day Committee to bring you a series of articles featuring several teachers and non-teaching staff in Raffles Institution. In this instalment, we feature Mr Caleb Liu, a Knowledge Skills tutor and the teacher-in-charge of Raffles Press. The first thing we noticed … Continue reading

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