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with 1,500 young Asian and international changemakers

The Fifth Direction
MaD started with “change” in 2010. In our fifth edition, “change” takes on greater specificity. “The Fifth Direction” is a metaphor for the exploration of what we envision as “better” ways forward – how do we transcend the existing cardinal points and depart from where we are? Where are we heading to? How do we get there?

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Cultivating a culture of innovation and personalization within a large urban school district

MaD 2014 Polylogue , Spring Term : Elementary Learning Talk by Dr Megan ROBERTS|| The United States has a historical reputation for standardized testing and one-size-fits-all schooling models. iZone, ...

The Children needs nature

MaD 2014 Polylogue, Spring Term : Elementary Learning Talk by YIP Chung-sing || RTC Gaia School is a meat-free zone. This intrigued a Primary 6 student so much that he dedicated his graduation projec...
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