Researchers from the Centre for Research in Child Development speak at NIEC’s Cross Campus Seminar 2020

Researchers from the Centre for Research in Child Development speak at NIEC’s Cross Campus Seminar 2020

Date
Monday, 23 November 2020

Researchers from the Centre for Research in Child Development (CRCD) at the Office of Education Research (OER) spoke at the National Institute of Early Childhood Development’s (NIEC) Cross Campus Seminar 2020 to explain the inner workings in the Early Childhood industry, and update NIEC students on both best practices and latest trends.

At the first seminar on 31 October 2020, Dr Khng Kiat Hui, OER Assistant Dean (Research Management) and Research Scientist, presented on “How do we enhance children’s learning and development through their motor skills?” and Dr Ng Ee Lynn, OER CRCD Research Scientist, spoke on “How do we help children develop self-control skills?”

On 7 November 2020, the second NIEC Cross Campus Seminar 2020 saw Dr Nirmala Karuppiah, CRCD Head of Education and Senior Lecturer in the Psychology and Child & Human Development Academic Group, and Dr Beth O’Brien, CRCD Head of Early and Middle Childhood Research and Principal Research Scientist, discuss “How do we improve the quality of teaching-child interactions in the preschool classroom?” and “How do we teach our children to be bilingual in school?” respectively.