NIE Congratulates Dr Iskandar Jalil on his Honorary Doctorate Conferment
Monday, 25 July 2016
The National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore congratulates NIE alumnus, Dr Iskandar Jalil who was conferred an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) by the Nanyang Technological University on 25 July 2016.
Celebrated as Singapore’s Master Potter and a leading educator in ceramics art, Dr Iskandar received the nation’s highest cultural award, the Cultural Medallion in 1988 and numerous cultural accolades. He was the first Singaporean to receive Japan’s most prestigious arts award and was awarded two Colombo Plan Scholarships, for the study of textile weaving and spinning in India  and ceramics engineering in Japan .