After receiving his PhD is in Education Psychology from Monash University, Australia in 2011, Preman joined NTU a year later as one of the pioneer staff members at LKCMedicine where he took on various faculty and management positions culminating in the
role of Assistant Dean of Educational Development. As Assistant Dean, he was responsible for faculty development, digital learning, and consulting on curriculum development in medical education. He was instrumental in the use of Team-based Learning
(TBL) at the medical school. As an expert in the use of active-collaborative learning approaches, he regularly conducts local and international workshops as a sought-after educator. His current research interests include the science of learning
underpinning active-collaborative approaches and the evolving roles of teachers in higher education. In his spare time he reads science fiction and plays board games.
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Mellissa leads the Teaching and Learning Strategies team in managing the overall administrative operations and outreach initiatives of CTLP. The team organises and promotes events, such as the Nanyang Education Award (University), NTU Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, seminars, webinars and Distinguished Speakers’ Series. The team also manages NTU’s Faculty Development on Workday, an intranet site that provides faculty development workshops, programmes, and other resources. Mellissa holds a Master in Education Management (MEd Leadership).
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Having received his Master of Arts in Education Management at NIE, JY is experienced in
developing educational resources and exploring new narratives in higher education practices. At CTLP, he manages the division’s learning and teaching programmes, and is involved in planning the NTU Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, workshops, and seminars. In addition, he oversees the administration of financial matters at CTLP, and is keen to collaborate in learning and teaching endeavours
across departments and institutions.
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Tharshini graduated with honours from the University of London with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations. She is responsible for providing administrative and operational support to all teaching and learning events, courses and
programmes undertaken by CTLP. Tharshini hopes to bring her enthusiasm and diverse skills set to support the growth of the division.
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