The Natural Sciences and Science Education (NSSE) Academic Group integrates several science content and pedagogical disciplines with a strong multidisciplinary approach to teaching and research. With this integration, disciplinary barriers between the sciences and related pedagogies are removed to pave the way for greater interaction and teamwork among academics and students alike. The Group comprises academics in the fields of Biological sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Science Education, Design & Technology Education, Computing Education, and Food & Consumer Science Education.
Professor Rajdeep Singh Rawat
Head, Natural Sciences and Science Education
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Programmes
NSSE conducts courses in curriculum studies, pedagogical content knowledge, subject knowledge, and content upgrading for Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) programme.Find out more
Advanced Diploma and In-service Programmes
NSSE conducts courses in pedagogical content knowledge, subject knowledge, and content upgrading for in-service teachers taking the Advanced Diploma Programme or any of our wide variety of in-service courses and workshops.Find out more
Science Content Research
There are several major science content research areas in our academic group. Research activities in these areas emphasise both basic and applied sciences, with a mix of both discipline-focused and cross-disciplinary collaborative efforts, reflecting NIE's commitment to research excellence, innovation, and enterprise.
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Science Education Research
We have a strong and dedicated educational research community in diverse areas of science and technology education. We work closely with schools and other educational institutions, including institutes of higher education, in Singapore, and have also developed an extensive network of collaborations with colleagues worldwide.
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Learn more about our faculty, their research interests and areas of expertise. Also meet our indispensable administrative, technical, and research staff who support our programmes and research work.Find out more
The Natural Sciences and Science Education Academic Group is located in Blocks 7 and 7A (Science) of the NIE Campus. The nearest parking is at Car Park 7.
Natural Sciences and Science Education Academic Group
National Institute of Education
1 Nanyang Walk Singapore 637616
Republic of Singapore
Block 7 (Science), Room NIE7-03-106A
Tel: (+65) 6790 3874
Fax: (+65) 6896 9414
General Enquiries: [email protected]