Updated: Dec 24, 2020
"Prof Tan said that in Singapore, the concept of critical thinking tends to be understood as solving a problem in a novel way. But critical thinking should not just involve thinking about how to answer a question, but 'questioning the question' and rethinking the assumptions that may lie behind the question, he said. 'While we recognise, most of us, that we have to expand critical thinking, we must encourage our students to question the question and question the questioner.'"
in Linette Lai (2020) "Young politicians weigh in on civil society and youth empowerment in virtual dialogue", The Straits Times, 5 September.