Policy Briefs

The HEAD Foundation’s policy brief series is a concise summary of a particular pressing issue in education and its corresponding policy options and recommendations. Our policy briefs are produced from either policy forums organised by the Foundation, research funded by the Foundation or capacity building programmes delivered by the Foundation with our partners.

THF Policy Brief No. 9: Implementing Vietnam’s School Renovations’ Policy

Developing Teachers and School Leaders

JUNE, 2019

THF Policy Brief No. 8: Indonesian Teacher Education – Building Capacity in Science and Mathematics Teachers

Reflections from The HEAD Foundation Professional Learning Programme (Oct 2018)

MARCH, 2019

THF Policy Brief No. 7: Educational Policy in Malaysia

Implementation Challenges and Policy Proposals

JANUARY, 2019

THF Policy Brief No. 6: Improving Teacher Education in Indonesia

Reflections from The HEAD Foundation Professional Learning Programme (May 2018)

JULY, 2018

THF Policy Brief No. 5: Institutional Policies and Initiatives for the Internationalisation of Higher Education in Southeast Asia

Recommendations from a case study of five Southeast Asian countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand

JULY, 2018

THF Policy Brief No. 4: Improving Educational Quality and Outcomes for National Development in the 21 st Century

Reflections from the ADB-THF Professional Learning Programme (2016 and 2017)

NOVEMBER , 2017

THF Policy Brief No. 3: University Autonomy and Corporatisation in Southeast Asia

Key considerations for policy makers and leaders

AUGUST , 2017

THF Policy Brief No. 2: ICT in ASEAN Education

Challenges and new opportunities

JANUARY , 2017

THF Policy Brief No. 1: Massification, Globalisation and the Global Knowledge Economy

Policy challenges and opportunities for universities in Southeast Asia

OCTOBER , 2016