Tong Yee started out teaching General Paper at Nanyang Junior College. In 2007, after setting up a community outreach programme to provide tuition for repeat students in Singapore, he co-founded School of Thought to continue to promote innovation in education and civic learning in both the private and public sectors. Tong Yee dreams of driving social innovation through civic learning to nurture the next generation of thought leaders and youth change-makers. School of Thought has since evolved to become The Thought Collective. With a growing group of 5 social enterprises, they are reputed for building social and emotional capital and are at the forefront of social innovation in Singapore.