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: Constitutional Challenges in Southeast Asia
Dr Kevin Tan, Professor at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, NTU and Adjunct Professor Faculty of Law at NUS, looked at the kinds of challenges faced by constitutional drafters in Southeast Asia during the period of decolonisation and discussed how these were addressed.
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. 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.
THF Working Paper No. 1 / 2018: Comparing 'Asian Giants' Exploring the Factors Accounting for Hong Kong and Singapore Students' Academic Achievement
The purpose of this paper is to address this issue with particular reference to the results for Singapore and Hong Kong students since they topped the list of top performing students in 2015.