was a secondary school teacher in specialized school programmes as the Special
Assistance Plan (SAP) and Gifted Education Programme. She then contributed to the
Singapore education scene in her capacity as a curriculum specialist at the
Ministry of Education (Singapore) in The Thinking Programme and Project Work
Unit. She is currently at the National Institute of Education (Singapore) as a
lecturer primarily working with beginning primary school teachers.
research was the examination of policy implementation, specifically The
Thinking Programme into Singapore schools.
My research, teaching and consultancy work is focused on developing the
teacher as a thinking practitioner.
Consequently, I work with research methodologies that support teachers in assuming
their roles as informed decision-makers in
work has led me to work with schools specifically in the areas of developing English
Language heads of departments use management processes that positively impact instruction
in the classroom for improved student performance.
Teaching and Training: Local
- Teaching reading & writing
- Teaching oral communication
- English Language pedagogies
was nominated for excellence in service to the NIE community in staff welfare
matters in 2010 and more recently for teaching excellence in 2013.