The Success Formula: Reforming Education for the New Economy

Asia Summit 2019

The Success Formula: Reforming Education for the New Economy




The world is rapidly changing and the challenge for all educational institutions is how to prepare students for a future that we don't yet know. The importance of developing a global mindset, along with adaptability and openness to local cultures, has become more prevalent in the age of digitizationand hyper-connectivity. What skills will be the differentiating factors for future success in a world that is becoming increasingly automated? How can education move from rote learning to one that encourages independence, critical thinking, entrepreneurship, and a love for lifelong learning? What would these new education systems look like?

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John Wood

Founder, Room to Read



Thomas Coffman

Dean, Duke-NUS Medical School


Lin Kobayashi

Co-Founder and Chair of the Board, UWC ISAK Japan


Ilian Mihov

Dean and Professor of Economics, INSEAD


Carol Li Rafferty

Managing Director, Yale Center Beijing, Yale University


Brian Rogove

Founder and CEO, A-Star-Education Holdings Pte Ltd

Published September 29, 2019