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Puvan Ariaratnam

Puvan has held a variety of positions in the Singapore education system for the past 30 years. He began his career as a teacher with the Ministry of Education teaching the General Paper at a junior college before taking an assignment with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he spent four years in the United States covering student affairs. Upon his return, Puvan rejoined the Ministry of Education where he was involved in Scholarships Development and subsequently moved on to take up various leadership positions both at the school and ministry level. In his current role as Director of Character and Citizenship Education, Puvan works to build a national curriculum that aims to enable young Singaporeans to lead purposeful lives.

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