Professor Tan Oon Seng elected as Fellow of the International Academy of Education
Sunday, 11 August 2019
Professor Tan Oon Seng joins the ranks of a select group of distinguished professors worldwide as Fellow of the International Academy of Education (IAE). The IAE comprises globally renowned scholars in the fields of education. Current IAE fellows include scholars such as Emeritus Professor Richard Shavelson of Stanford University, Professor Wolfgang Schneider of Wuerzburg, Professor Lauren Resnick of Pittsburgh, Professor David Berliner of Arizona and Professor Bridget Long of Harvard University. The IAE is governed by its board of directors (under Belgian law). The founding members were scholars from Belgium, Germany, Japan, Sweden and the United States. The IAE has to date elected some 60 Fellows, including scholars from many parts of the world, into its scholarly community.
The International Academy of Education aims to foster scholarly excellence in all fields of education. IAE’s evolving goals, amongst others, include (i) creating an international network of scholars to write state–of–the–art reports on major educational issues, (ii) establishing relations among relevant disciplines of education, and to identify excellent practices wherever they might be found; (iii) disseminating knowledge about effective policies and practices to interested policy makers and educators, (iv) strengthening communication and cooperation among policy makers, educational researchers and educational practitioners, and (v) awarding fellowships and prizes for distinguished contributions to educational scholarship and/or practice.
Fellows of the International Academy of Education Professor Tan Oon Seng (known internationally for his expertise in teacher education policies and problem-based learning) with Professor Bridget Long (Dean of Harvard Graduate School of Education and renowned professor of education and economics).