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  1. Issue 1: Exploring Citizenship and Governance

    1. What does it mean for me to be a citizen of my country?
    3 Topics
  2. 2. How do we decide on what is good for society?
    6 Topics
  3. 3. How can we work for the good of society?
    10 Topics
  4. Issue 2: Living in a Diverse Society
    4. What is diversity?
    4 Topics
  5. 5. Why is there greater diversity in Singapore now?
    3 Topics
  6. 6. What are the experiences and effects of living in a diverse society?
    3 Topics
  7. 7. How can we respond in a diverse society?
    5 Topics
  8. Issue 3: Being Part of a Globalised World
    8. What does it mean to live in a globalised world?
    4 Topics
  9. 9. How do we respond to tensions arising from some economic impacts of globalisation?
    3 Topics
  10. 10. How do we respond to tensions arising from some cultural impacts of globalisation?
    3 Topics
  11. 11. How do we respond to tensions arising from some security impacts of globalisation?
    4 Topics
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Ministry of home affairs (MHA)

Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA)Their core function is to ensure the management and operation of a casino is and remains free from criminal influence or exploitation. CRA also ensures that gaming in a casino is conducted honestly. They also contain and control the potential of a casino to cause harm to minors, vulnerable persons and society at large.
Home Team Academy (HTA)HTA provides leadership training and guidance for its instructors and instructional development for areas such as Homefront Security, Joint Operations and Crisis Leadership. HTA facilitates cross sharing of expertise and knowledge amongst Home Team departments.
Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB)CNB’s core function is to be the leading law
enforcement agency in the fight against drugs and to
make Singapore drug-free. CNB conducts vigorous
enforcement against drug offenders, actively cooperates with local and foreign agencies in drug-related matters and promotes a drug-free lifestyle through preventive education and active engagement of the community.
Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA)ICA is responsible for the security of Singapore’s
borders against the entry of undesirable persons and
cargo through our land, sea and air checkpoints.
Aside from border security, ICA also performs
immigration and registration functions such as the
issuing of travel documents and identity cards to
Singapore citizens. ICA also issues various
immigration passes and permits to foreigners. As a
security agency, ICA also conducts operations
against immigration offenders.
Internal Security Department (ISD) ISD’s core function is to keep Singapore safe and
sovereign for all Singaporeans. To do so, ISD
collects accurate intelligence, makes impartial
assessments and take timely action to counter
security threats to Singapore’s internal stability and
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)SCDF’s main role is to provide fire-fighting, rescue
and emergency medical services; mitigating
hazardous materials incidents, as well as formulate,
implement and enforce regulations on fire safety and
civil defence shelter matters.
Singapore Police Force (SPF)SPF’s core function is to protect the people who live
in Singapore from crime and all manner of criminal
harm. Crime in SPF’s context includes terrorism and
public disorder.
Singapore Corporation for Rehabilitative
Enterprises (SCORE)
SCORE plays an important role in the Singapore
correctional system by creating a safe and secure
Singapore through the provision of rehabilitation and
aftercare services to inmates and ex-offenders.
SCORE seeks to enhance the employability of
offenders and prepares them for their eventual
reintegration into the national workforce by focusing
on four main building blocks of training, work,
employment and community engagement.
Singapore Prison Service (SPS)SPS enforces the secure custody of offenders and
rehabilitates them for a safer Singapore. Through
cooperation with partners, SPS takes the lead in
providing guidance to offenders under their charge
and assist these offenders in reintegration upon their
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