About Young Urbanists

Launched in 2015, Young Urbanists is a Singapore based social enterprise focused on urban education.

Young Urbanists collaborates with schools, institutions and local government, developing compelling educational content, enabling young people to make sense of the cities they live in.

Culture & Values

Our programs are guided by Young Urbanists‘ ethos which:

Seeks to prepare young people for a future we cannot grasp.

Responds positively to the challenges of our time, advocating sustainable solutions for cities to issues of rapid urbanisation, globalisation and climate change.

Promotes creativity, enterprise, civil society and active, multi-generational communities.

Champions social inclusion and increasing community connections.

 For more information about our teaching methodology click here.

Education Strategy

Young Urbanists supports young people to:

Explore the history, design and function of their cities.

Think critically about cities and city development.

Understand the role cities play in contemporary issues such as globalisation, urbanisation and climate change, adopting ‘joined up thinking’ to find solutions to these challenges.

Be creatively empowered though engagement in the design process, solving real world problems through design thinking.

Participate in civic life, becoming active members of society.

For more information about our urban education programs click here.

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