NG Chiew Hong

Senior Lecturer

English Language & Literature (ELL)

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PhD (Monash), MA in Applied Linguistics (NIE, NTU), BA (NUS), FCoIIT


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Research Interests
Reading/reading comprehension, Pedagogies: Reading comprehension, grammar & oral communication, Teacher cognition

  • Dr Ng Chiew Hong PhD (Monash), Masters in Applied Linguistics (NTU), FCollT (London), is a Senior Lecturer in the English Language and Literature Academic Group at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). She was formerly teaching English Language and Literature in secondary schools and was the Level Head for English and the Senior Subject Teacher for Literature. Since joining NIE in 2000 as a teacher educator, she has led and taught pre-service, in service and postgraduate curriculum studies/pedagogical courses: language teaching approaches as well as reading, listening, speaking, writing and grammar pedagogies.


    Her research areas include reading/reading comprehension, literacies for learning needs, teacher cognition as well as pedagogies for reading comprehension, grammar, writing and oral communication. She has researched on reading on the internet for her PhD. Her recent work has been published in Changing English and European Journal of Applied Linguistics.

    • PGDE (Secondary): Language teaching approaches, Language teaching experience, Pedagogical Grammar, Assessing reading & viewing, Differentiated Instruction
    • BA CS: Teaching of English at the Secondary Level – Oral Communication and Reading
    • Practicum supervision