Lindsay: How you are perceived

When I arrived at university in a foreign country … I was asked by a black person why I was hanging out with Caucasians. At first, I was shocked.

On Education: Alric Lindsay, George Town South

Lindsay says leaders need to move away from ‘political distractions’ such as expensive capital projects, and focus on recruiting, rewarding and empowering educators. He says there should be a vocational track for high school students to pursue skilled trades, and more support for children’s mental health.