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hey dads!

Changing Mindsets: Perspectives in Education is our project for…homeschool dads! It’s a great excuse to get dads to hang out and tell their stories in a low pressure setting. In 2021, we’re working towards an e-book over makan sessions. Beer, coffee, kopitiam, whatever. Just come.

Changing Mindsets : Beer and Chicken Wings
Mark Lim

Mark Lim

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Mark Lim is a professional trainer and counsellor with more than 20 years of experience in the education and youth sector. Mark was a lecturer in the local polytechnic and a teacher in a leading secondary school before setting up his own company, The Social Factor. 

Mark’s is currently a feature writer with Focus on the Family Singapore. He and his wife Sue co-author a blog, Parenting on Purpose, which chronicles their parenting journey. As a parent, they hope that their children, aged 11 and 9, will grow up to be joyful and secure individuals who demonstrate a deep compassion for others. 

Mark was a keynote speaker of the 2019 Homeschool Convention.

Edwin Tan

Edwin Tan

team leader

Edwin’s professional expertise is in Learning & Development (L&D) at a local Polytechnic, where he creates value across the L&D spectrum for enterprises in Singapore. Concurrently, he hones his craft as a certified instructor in Human-Centred Design and the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages. 

Edwin supports his wife Christine on the tough but fulfilling journey of homeschooling their three daughters aged 16, 13, and 10. 

Edwin is also passionate about specialty coffee-roasting. Inspired by Scott Rao’s roasting wisdom, he gets joy out of helping family and friends enjoy greater value by sharing his monthly roasts.

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Changing Mindsets: Perspectives in Education is a joint project with The Social Factor.