This week’s program explores the important lessons that we learned throughout 2012 by visiting a variety of interviews from the past year. Past guests from Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Europe and the United States all explain interesting aspects of their respective cultures and weigh in on the most crucial concerns of the day. Guests include Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan; Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong; Former Ambassador to the United States from Kazakhstan and current Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Erlan Idrissov; Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski and many more.
International Summit on the Teaching Profession Part III
This week Dennis Wholey travels to the International Summit on the Teaching Profession in New York City to speak with leaders in education from around the world. Guests include Hekia Parata, Minister of Education from New Zealand; Dennis Van Roekel, President of the National Education Association; Mark Nieker, President & CEO of the Pearson Foundation and Jerry Weast, Founder & CEO of the Partnership for Deliberate Excellence. Conversations explore the significance of the Summit as well as how various countries approach education and what the world can learn from their success.
THIS IS AMERICA VISITS THE WORLD
ONE MINUTE WORLDVIEW: SINGAPORE
Dennis Wholey discusses the changing global role of China with Ambassador Stapleton Roy, who has served as U.S. Ambassador to China, Indonesia, and Singapore. Ambassador Roy is currently the Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States.
This week Dennis Wholey learns about what it is like to live in Singapore. The program explores Singapore’s creative ways of addressing education, public housing and the unique struggles that such a country faces. Interviews include, Minister of Education, Heng Swee Keat, CEO of the Housing Development Board, Dr Cheong Koon Hean, and the Chief Executive of Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, Khoo Teng Chye.
This week Dennis Wholey explores the many different ways Singaporeans relax, enjoy and express themselves through food, fun and modern Singaporean culture. Interviews Aw Kah Peng of the Singapore Tourism Board, food guru KF Seetoh, and Mak Swee Wah of Singapore Airlines
This week Dennis Wholey explores the importance of Singapore as a critical location for global business. Interviews include, Minister of Trade Lim Hng Kiang, Michael Zink of Citibank, and George Tanasijevich, CEO of the Marina Bay Sands interrgrated resort complex
While in the Republic of Singapore, Dennis Wholey speaks with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore David Adelman. In these and other interviews Dennis Wholey learns about modern life in Singapore and discusses plans for the future of the small but progressive country