MODEL PROJECT: The remodelling of the Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi, India proves that heritage sites not only sustain themselves but are also relevant to the lives of communities around them
GENUINE SENSE OF SERVICE: Universitas Andalas in Padang, Indonesia as an example of university engagement in communities
Creative Child Development and MPH Bookstores are organising a Bricks4Kidz Holiday Mini Workshop today (2.30pm to 3pm and 3.30pm to 4pm) at the bookstore in The Curve, Petaling Jaya. In addition to learning about Science through play, there are activities such as model-building. For details, call Demitrius (012-317-3236).
LeapEd may not a ring a bell to many for now. It is, after all, a fairly new home-grown start-up providing education services in Malaysia. Short for LeapEd Services Sdn Bhd, which is wholly owned by Khazanah Nasional Bhd, it was established in September 2010 as the first Malaysian education services provider with the aspiration to catalyse the transformation of the country's education system to be on a par with global standards.
LIVE BY YOUR WITS: One day in October 1962, CERN (the European Organisation for Nuclear Research) director Dr Victor Weisskopt had an unexpected visitor -- Dr Leo Szilard, a well-known Hungarian physicist.
SUSTAINABLE FARMING: Primary school pupils in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah learned to work with nature and not against it through a permaculture project
EVOLVING SPACE: Maps define, recreate, shape and mediate. It is a world unto itself
REACHING OUT: Children are the driving force behind the development of a country.
AGENTS OF CHANGE: Aga Khan Academies are set to shift the world’s education landscape from being career-orientated to one that focuses on humanity and social development