Friday, September 12, 2014

"WHAT IS OUR LIVES' SUCCESS? *****AN OPPORTUNITY TO INTERACT WITH A CABINET MINISTER***** PUBLIC SERVICE-OPPORTUNITIES FOR A MEANINGFUL AND REWARDING CAREER and A Discussion On The Strategic Importance of Social Services. Parents will no doubt know that as Singapore reaches 50 years of independent Nation, many strategic measures are being undertaken at the Public Sector. The Nation continues to face demographic, economic, environmental, education, social, healthcare.....changes and reforms that all citizens have to be aware of and play a part in. We are honoured to have Minister Chan Chun Sing, (Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Defence) share with us his thoughts and engage in a frank and open discussion with Singaporeans and PRs on he issues facing he nation. Specifically, please consider how we as parents, and our children, the Hope of a Better Age , can play a part in the Singapore of the next 50 years. We are also delighted to have invited Ms Ang Bee Lian,Director of Social Welfare at the Ministry of Social and Family Development, and former CEO if the National Council of Social Services , to talk to us about the importance of and a Career in the Social Services. Social work is not as well understood as it should be - it is not equivalent to volunteerism. Parents would want to hear why it is important to have Economists, Anthropologists, Doctors, Urban Planners, Lawyers, Engineers contribute their lives and careers in the Social Services. Please click here for the professional profiles of our Speakers. CLICK TO REGISTER HERE Dress : Smart Casual (or RPA T-shirt) Fee: $5 per person, for RPA members, their spouse or child. $10 per person, for non-RPA members. Payment will be collected from 9:00am on 27 September 2014. For queries, please email to Ms. Khing Koh at

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