Dr Kartini bte Anwar has taught in primary and secondary schools prior to joining the Asian Languages and Cultures Academic Group, National Institute of Education in 2007 as a Teaching Fellow. She was appointed as Lecturer in 2011.
Dr Kartini teaches literature subjects such as classical and modern Malay literature; children’s and adolescent’s literature; literary criticism, literature education.
She serves in the Malay Language Council of Singapore (MASTERA) since 2014 to promote the development of Malay Language and Literature in the region and beyond. She has also served in the H1ML Syllabus Review Steering Committee, Ministry of Education in 2016.