Sim Hwee Hwang is a lecturer in the Humanities and Social Studies Education (HSSE) Academic Group at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Currently, she teaches Primary Social Studies Education and Geography of Singapore. She received her B. A. from the National University of Singapore and her M. A. (in Instructional Design and Technology) and her PhD (in Education) from NIE, NTU. Prior to her appointment in NIE, she was a secondary school teacher in Geography and English, a specialist writer in the Secondary Geography Project Team with the Curriculum Development Institute of Singapore, the Ministry of Education, and later a curriculum specialist in the Secondary Geography Unit in the Curriculum Planning and Development Division in the same ministry. She became the Head of Department (Humanities) in a Secondary School after her stint in the Ministry.