The National Institute of Education, Singapore and the University of Virginia Joint Panel Discussion, "Unleashing Creativity and Innovation in a Changing, Interconnected World"


25 May 2016


25May2016_NIE-UV Panel Discussion
From left to right: Mrs Chua-Lim Yen Ching (Deputy Director-General of Education [Professional Development] & Executive Director, Academy of Singapore Teachers, Ministry of Education), Prof Tan Oon Seng (Director, NIE), Prof Robert C Pianta (Dean, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia), Prof Teresa A Sullivan (President, University of Virginia)


NIE was invited by the University of Virginia to co-organise and participate in a joint panel discussion on 25 May 2016. The topic for discussion was “Unleashing Creativity and Innovation in a Changing, Interconnected World”. Prof Tan Oon Seng (Director, NIE) was part of the panel with Mrs Chua-Lim Yen Ching (Deputy Director-General of Education [Professional Development] and Executive Director, Academy of Singapore Teachers, Ministry of Education), Prof Robert C Pianta (Dean, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia) and the session was moderated by Prof Teresa A Sullivan (President, University of Virginia). The event encouraged practitioners, researchers, education leaders and policymakers to share on directions for educational research and practice.