Our People

Kwek Beng Kiat, Dennis

Dr Kwek Beng Kiat, Dennis

National Institute of Education

Dr Dennis Kwek is the Centre Director, Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice, and Associate Dean (Strategic Engagement), Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a ...

Appointments:
Centre Director, Centre for Research in Pedagogy & Practice and Associate Dean, Strategic Engagement Senior Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research Associate Dean (Strategic Engagement), OER, National Institute of Education

Keywords: Education and Pedagogy | Educational Management and Leadership | Philosophy | Sociology | Teacher Education

Lee Vwen Yen Alwyn

Dr Lee Vwen Yen Alwyn

National Institute of Education

Dr Lee has led research and development teams in education and industrial projects. His main research and teaching interests are in Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED), Knowledge Building, Learning Analytics, Technology-Enabled Assessment, In ...

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Artificial and Augmented Intelligence | Curriculum Design and Assessment | Education and Pedagogy | Internet of Things

Pan Qianqian (潘前前)

Dr Pan Qianqian (潘前前)

National Institute of Education

Qianqian Pan is a Research Scientist at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She received her Ph.D. degree from the Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics program in the Department ...

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Curriculum Design and Assessment

Lee Shu Shing

Dr Lee Shu Shing

National Institute of Education

Shu Shing is a Research Scientist at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice. She earned her MSc. and PhD. in Information Studies from Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. ...

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Education

Teo Chew Lee

Dr Teo Chew Lee

National Institute of Education

Dr Teo Chew Lee is a Senior Research Scientist and Programme Director of the Learning Sciences and Innovation Research Programme at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice at the Office of Education Research, National Institute of Edu ...

Appointments:
Deputy Centre Director, Centre for Research in Pedagogy & Practice, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Senior Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research Deputy Centre Director, Centre for Research in Pedagogy & Practice, National Institute of Education

Keywords: Education | Science of Learning

Katherine Guangji Yuan

Dr Katherine Guangji Yuan

National Institute of Education

Katherine Guangji Yuan is a Lecturer (Research Scientist) in Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education.

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Education

Munirah Shaik Kadir

Dr Munirah Shaik Kadir

National Institute of Education

Dr Munirah Shaik Kadir is a Lecturer (Education Research Scientist) with the Lifelong Learning, Cognition, and Wellbeing (LLCW) Research Programme at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice (CRPP), Office of Education Research (OER), ...

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Education

Wong Lung Hsiang

Dr Wong Lung Hsiang

National Institute of Education

Dr Wong Lung Hsiang is a Senior Education Research Scientist at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and P ...

Appointments:
Senior Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Senior Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Education

Lim Yang Teck Kenneth

Dr Lim Yang Teck Kenneth

National Institute of Education

Kenneth Y T Lim operates at the intersection of neuroergonomics, the learning sciences, and cognitive psychology. Most recently, he co-authored with his students 'Beyond the Geography Discipline: Applying the Powerful Geography Approach in a C ...

Appointments:
Senior Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Senior Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Artificial and Augmented Intelligence | Climate and Environment | Curriculum Design and Assessment | Education and Pedagogy | Hardware and Embedded Systems | Internet of Things | Neuroscience | Psychology | Science of Learning | Teacher Education

Melvin Chan C. Y.

Dr Melvin Chan C. Y.

National Institute of Education

Dr. Melvin Chan is Assistant Dean and Research Scientist at the Office of Education Research (OER) and is affiliated with two research centres: Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice (CRPP) and the Singapore Centre for Character and Citizenship ...

Appointments:
Assistant Dean, Knowledge Management, OER Education Research Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research Assistant Dean, Knowledge Management, National Institute of Education

Keywords: Education and Pedagogy | Psychology

Goh Hock Huan

Dr Goh Hock Huan

National Institute of Education

Dr. Goh Hock Huan was a Research Scientist at the Singapore Centre for Chinese Language (SCCL), NTU, and held appointments such as Assistant Dean of Research and Chair of the Research and Ethics Committee in the center. He has published a book on the ...

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Education

Khor Ean Teng

Dr Khor Ean Teng

National Institute of Education

Dr. Khor Ean Teng is a faculty member at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. She is currently leading the Learning Analytics Special Interest Group, NIE. She is also an editorial board ...

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Artificial and Augmented Intelligence | Education and Pedagogy | Science of Learning

Betsy Ng Ling Ling

Dr Betsy Ng Ling Ling

National Institute of Education

Betsy is a research scientist and lecturer at the National Institute of Education. She has been actively involved in education research since 2009. Her PhD research was on student motivation and learning in secondary schools. To date, she ...

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Education | Neuroscience | Psychology

Teng Siao See

Dr Teng Siao See

National Institute of Education

Dr Teng Siao See is a sociologist working at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice. She is also A ...

Appointments:
Assistant Dean, Strategic Engagement, OER Strategic Engagement Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research Assistant Dean, Strategic Engagement, National Institute of Education

Keywords: Education

Wong Hwei Ming

Dr Wong Hwei Ming

National Institute of Education

Dr Wong Hwei Ming is a Senior Education Research Scientist and is the Programme Director of the Schools, Leadership and System Studies Research Programme at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice (CRPP), National Institute of Educati ...

Appointments:
Assistant Centre Director, Education, Centre for Research in Pedagogy & Practice, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Senior Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research Assistant Centre Director, Education, Centre for Research in Pedagogy & Practice, National Institute of Education

Keywords: Education

Koh Ruilin, Elizabeth

Dr Koh Ruilin, Elizabeth

National Institute of Education

Dr Elizabeth Koh is Deputy Director (Academic) Research Support, of the Education Research Funding Programme Office. She is also a Senior Education Research Scientist (Senior Lecturer) at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice (CRPP) ...

Appointments:
Deputy Director (Academic), Research Support, ERFPO, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Senior Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research Deputy Director (Academic), Research Support, Education Research Funding Programme Office, National Institute of Education

Keywords: Artificial and Augmented Intelligence | Education and Pedagogy | Information Sciences and Systems | Science of Learning

Onishi Pamela Grace Costes

Dr Onishi Pamela Grace Costes

National Institute of Education

Dr. Pamela Costes Onishi is a Research Scientist (Lecturer) at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). She contributes specifically to the Teacher and Professional Learning (TPAL) research at the Cent ...

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Education

Huang Junsong, David

Dr Huang Junsong, David

National Institute of Education

Dr David Huang has been with NIE since 2005. He is currently the Associate Dean for Research Administration and Support at the Office of Education Research (OER/NIE) and a Senior Research Scientist at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Pr ...

Appointments:
Associate Dean, Strategic Support & Analytics, Office of Education Research Senior Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Education

Seow Sen Kee, Peter

Dr Seow Sen Kee, Peter

National Institute of Education

Peter Seow is a Lecturer/Research Scientist in the Office of Education Research in NIE. With his computer science background, he has been studying how students can develop Computational Thinking competencies though physical computing such as t ...

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Education | Science of Learning

Pereira Andrew Joseph

Dr Pereira Andrew Joseph

National Institute of Education

Andrew Pereira is a Research Scientist with the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice (CRPP). He received his MA in Applied Linguistics and PhD in English Studies from the National Institute of Education, Singapore. In 2014, he won the ...

Appointments:
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research

Keywords: Education

Monica Ong (resized)

Ms Ong Woei Ling Monica

Teaching Fellow, Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice

Office: NIE5 03 52
Email: [email protected]

Uma Natarajan v2

Dr Uma Natarajan is a Research Manager at CRPP. She has several years of experience in research and managerial roles in Singapore and the United States, and her interests include education policy, teacher education, STEM and integrating technology in education. She was a Graduate Research Associate in the early years of CRPP (2004-2007) and rejoined NIE to manage the meriSTEM centre after her return from the United States. 

Dr Natarajan has contributed to policy research at the Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR) and was a teaching fellow for the Masters Programme at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She also has extensive experience working for international projects in institutions like the Asian Development Bank, UNIESCO, Microsoft and the HEAD Foundation. 

Email: [email protected]

Pauline Cassidy Appleyard v2
Ms Pauline Cassidy Appleyard is the Project Manager of the CORE Research Programme (2004-present), a multi-million-dollar, government-funded, large-scale baseline suite of empirical studies focusing on Singaporean classroom pedagogies. Her role includes budget creation, managing project finances, progress reporting and all aspects surrounding team management and development. In parallel with her project manager role, she manages the practical and logistical aspects involved in running the physical space in which CRPP is housed.
  

Ms Appleyard moved to Singapore in 2002 and after completing her Masters degree with Curtin University of Technology, Australia. She became a Project Manager with CRPP in 2004 where she has assisted multiple principal investigators with their research projects. Between 2010 and 2020, she worked at James Cook University (Singapore) and Newcastle University (Singapore), as well as in Australia and the United Kingdom, where she managed research projects and postgraduate students. In 2020, Ms Appleyard returned to work in CRPP.

Email: [email protected]


Visiting Scholars / Consultants

CRPP welcomes the following visiting scholars/consultants:

  • Ms Bonnie Feng Mao (Visiting Scholar) - Associate Professor, International Business and Economics, Shanghai University

Teacher Work Attachments

  • Tan Bee Wah Sharon from Republic Polytechnic