BA(Hons), National University of Singapore, Singapore (1999)
Post-Grad Diploma in Education (Secondary), National Institute of Education, Singapore (2000)
M.Ed Management, The University of Western Australia, Australia (2003)
Ph.D., University of Toronto – Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada (2011). Principal fields: History of Education; Comparative, International and Development Education
Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney (2016 – present)
Lecturer, University of Sydney (2012 – present)
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Macau (August 2011 – January 2012)
Lee Kong Chian Research Fellow at the National Library Board, Singapore (December 2008 – September 2009)
National Education Officer with the Ministry of Education, Singapore
(2003 – 2004)
Graduate Assistant at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
(2005 – 2010)
Teacher of history and English Language at secondary school level in Singapore (2000 – 2002)
Affiliations (associations, organizations, institutions)
Asian Studies Association of Australia, General Council Member (2014 – present)
Singapore Country Coordinator, Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, University of Sydney (2014 – present)
Historical Encounters, Editorial Board Member (2013 – present)
The International Journal of Comparative Education and Development, Editorial Board Member (2016 – present)
Referee for the following Journals:
Compare, Comparative Educational Review, European Education, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Journal of Curriculum Studies, Pedagogica Historica, History of Education, History of Education Review, Historical Encounters
Chia, Yeow-Tong (2016). Singapore general election 2015 and the role of citizenship education. The Round Table, 105(2), 149-160.
Chia, Yeow-Tong (2015). Education, Culture and the Singapore Developmental State: 'World-Soul' Lost and Regained?. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Chia, Yeow-Tong (2014). State formation and nation building through education: The origins and introduction of the "National Education" program in Singapore. In James H Williams (Eds.), (Re)constructing memory: School textbooks and the imagination of the nation, (pp. 61-77). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
Chia, Yeow-Tong (2013). Through the "Western" gaze: Chinese history in Ontario High School World History Syllabus and textbooks, 1947-ca. 1980s. History of Education Review, 42(2), 199-211.
Chia, Yeow-Tong (2012). History education for nation building and state formation: The case of Singapore. International Journal of Citizenship Teaching and Learning, 7(2), 191-207.
Chia, Yeow-Tong (2012). Historicizing Comparative and International Education, and Internationalizing History of Education: A Personal reflection on Ruth Hayhoe's Call for Cultural Dialogue. In Karen Mundy and Qiang Zha (Eds.), Education and Global Cultural Dialogue: A Tribute to Ruth Hayhoe, (pp. 69-82). New York, USA: Palgrave Macmillan.
Chia, Yeow-Tong (2012). What is National Education? The origins and introduction of the "National Education" programme in Singapore. In Jason Tan (Eds.), Education in Singapore: Taking Stock, Looking Forward, (pp. 3-16). Singapore: Pearson Education South Asia.
Chia, Yeow-Tong (2011). The elusive goal of nation building: Asian/Confucian values and citizenship education in Singapore during the 1980s. British Journal of Educational Studies, 59(4), 383-402.
Contributed by: Jia Ying Neoh, University of Sydney
Date Contributed: August 16, 2016