NIE International Practicum


Joining Us

NIE International Practicum (Inbound) provides school attachment opportunities for student teachers to understand and appreciate Singapore’s education system in relation to the ones that they are familiar with.

It is hoped that this experience will give them a different perspective on teaching and learning.

We welcome applications from inbound students from NIE partner universities for a 2 to 6-week International Practicum with us.

Students from NIE partner universities who are interested in the NIE International Practicum (Inbound), please check with your exchange coordinators for application processes.

Application Details

All inbound students coming to NIE must be nominated by their home university. Nominated students must be a full-time, matriculated student in one of NIE’s partner institutions; and have completed at least two semesters of study at their home university prior to acceptance into NIE inbound programmes, with proof of results.

Nominated students must have an average B grade or equivalent.

If you have any queries, please check with your home universities coordinator(s).

Successful candidates for NIE inbound programme will have the privilege to attend a one-day orientation and sight-seeing organised by the NIE Students' Clubs. 

As an NIE inbound student, you are also ambassadors of your home university and country. Hence, you are expected to maintain the good name of the institute and country.

  • You are expected to abide by the laws of Singapore, as well as abide by the rules and regulations of the host school or/and NIE.
  • In accepting the offer for this  Exchange, you are also consenting to securing your own finances to pay for the costs associated with this exchange. 
  • You may be called upon to share your experiences after completion of the NIE inbound programmes.

We offer off-campus accommodation to successful candidates who are with us. For off-campus accommodation, such arrangements will be made with the successful candidates directly.

Contact Us

NIE International Practicum and Semester Exchange

International & School Partnerships
Email: [email protected]