Educational Leaders for the 21st Century: The HEAD Foundation collaborates with UQ School of Education
The HEAD Foundation and University of Queensland’s School of Education brings the Certificate in Educational Studies in Leadership (CESL) programme to teachers and educational officers in Indonesia with Universitas Negeri Jakarta.
The HEAD Foundation Speaker Series: Food Matters — Food Security and the Future of Food
Food is a basic human need, yet its availability in adequate, safe, nutritious and regular amounts for humans is by no means assured. Professor Paul Teng from the Nanyang Technological University, and Ms Manda Foo, owner and Chief Adventurer at Bollywood Adventures, discuss today’s most pressing food-related issues.
Nobel Laureate Lecture: Looking to the Frontiers of Fundamental Science
Nobel Laureate in Physics 2004, Professor David Gross outlined some of the great unknowns at the frontiers of Fundamental Science, particularly on how the Universe began, how we are trying to find the answers to these questions and what the answers might be.
THF Discussion Paper No. 2 / 2018: TSLN @20 Symposium Series – In retrospect and going forward (Understanding TSLN pedagogic shifts: A view from a ten-year research programme)
This paper is the second part of the series on the TSLN @ 20 Symposium that the Foundation convened in September 2017. The author argues in this paper that post TSLN, what is seen in Singapore classrooms is two distinct, but co-existing pedagogies which are hybridic.
THF Discussion Paper No. 1 / 2018: TSLN @20 Symposium Series – In retrospect and going forward (Laying the Foundation for 20 Years of Growth of the Singapore Education System)
This paper is part of the series on the TSLN @ 20 Symposium that the Foundation convened in September 2017. Ms Ho Peng’s paper illustrates how “Thinking Schools, Learning Nation” turned out to be a massive endeavour which transformed the Singapore education system in a wide-ranging scale.
How Can Brain Drain Promote Development?
Prof Gi-Wook Shin and Dr Rennie J. Moon write about how brain linkage, where high-skilled migrants who could potentially create transnational bridging between the host and home countries, significantly enhance the social and economic fabric of their respective home countries.