NIE congratulates colleagues who have been awarded the 2010 Nanyang Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Excellence in Service and Excellence in Teamwork. The Nanyang Awards, launched in 2005, are NTU's most prestigious awards given to honour faculty, staff and students for their outstanding accomplishments in Teaching, Research, Innovation, Service, Teamwork, Humanitarian Work and Meritorious Achievement.
The award winners received their trophies from the Guest-of-Honour, Professor Bertil Andersson, NTU's President-Designate and Provost, during the annual awards presentation ceremony on 5 April 2011, at the Nanyang Auditorium, NTU.
They have exhibited excellent teaching practices and enriched the learning experiences of their students through their enthusiasm, care and close rapport. The NIE recipients are:
"To be learner centered, with a relentless drive to motivate students' quest to learn"
- Associate Professor Aw Guat Poh,
"Teaching requires a whole-hearted and genuine sharing of knowledge, expertise, resources and materials"
- Mr Chia Ti Yong, Alexius,
"It is a privilege to be involved in the education of children and young people"
- Mdm Sally Ann Jones,
"An intellectually stimulating learning environment where we learn together the craft of teaching"
- Assistant Professor Leong Yew Hoong, Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group
Associate Professor Eugene I. Dairianathan
Visual and Performing Arts Academic Group
To give the highest recognition to individuals and teams whose outstanding contributions exemplify the high standards of quality service by the University.
Associate Professor Eugene I. Dairianathan from Visual and Performing Arts Academic Group has been awarded the 2010 Nanyang Award for Service.
He has been the Programme Coordinator of the ExxonMobil-NTU Explorations in the Arts Series for the last sixteen years.
Annually he helps to coordinate up to thirty concerts in the NTU and NIE campuses for the enjoyment of NTU and NIE staff and students.
To give the highest recognition to teams whose outstanding teamwork in a major University project or event brought success and honour to the University. The Youth Olympic Games cum Youth Olympic Village team comprising NTU and NIE staff members has been awarded the 2010 Nanyang Award for Teamwork. The NIE team members include:
Professor Lee Sing Kong
Mr Pua Tee Wee
Mrs Koh-Goh Huey Cheng
Mr Selvarajan Selvaratnam
Mr Zaw Min
Ms Imelda Sng
Mrs Jacklyn Ko
Ms Tan Lay Hua
Mrs Wan-Yeoh Seok Kwan
Ms Patricia Campbell
Ms Loi Su Min
Mrs Seah-Lee Moi Fong