SINGAPORE – SEARCA Director Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr. (seated, right) and Mr. Yu-Book Lim (seated, left), Managing Director, The HEAD Foundation (THF) based here, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between their institutions on 5 July 2017. The signing was witnessed by Dr. Maria Celeste H. Cadiz (standing, right), SEARCA Program Head for Knowledge Management, and Prof. S. Gopinathan (standing, left), THF Academic Director.
THF is "a think tank devoted to the research, policy influence, and effective implementation of education for development in Asia." Aside from conducting research in Asian countries, THF "develops and delivers tools, models, and programs for capacity building." It also produces a host of publications and conducts seminars, workshops, and policy forums.
SEARCA and THF are keen to work together on capacity building in leadership development among higher education institutions (HEIs) in Southeast Asia.
Dr. Saguiguit presents SEARCA briefing materials and a replica of the Growth Monument, SEARCA’s institutional symbol, to Mr. Lim. Looking on is Mr. Vignesh Naidu, Research and Project Manager.