Graduate & Professional Learning Open House 2015

Graduate & Professional Learning Open House 2015

Date & Time

18 April 2015, 00:00


NIE, 1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616


Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning (GPL)


Open House

Events Details

Join us at the Graduate & Professional Learning (GPL) Open House, on Saturday, 18 April 2015, 10am to 2pm at the National Institute of Education for a series of exciting and informative activities on our higher degree and professional development programmes and courses that are suitable for both teachers and working professionals passionate about lifelong learning! Be part of our 'Learning Differently, Leading Change' journey!

What's Happening at the Open House?

As part of the Open House, you will get an overview of the institute and the opportunity to learn more about the programmes that we offer to both teachers and non-teachers. You will be able to meet the programme coordinators and staff members from each Academic Group at the event. 

Our comprehensive range of higher degree and professional development programmes and courses are run by the following 12 Academic Groups in NIE.

  • Asian Languages and Cultures
  • Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
  • Early Childhood and Special Needs Education
  • English Language and Literature
  • Humanities and Social Studies Education
  • Learning Sciences and Technologies
  • Mathematics and Mathematics Education
  • Natural Sciences and Science Education
  • Physical Education and Sports Science
  • Policy and Leadership Studies
  • Psychological Studies
  • Visual and Performing Art
The Education and Cognitive Development Lab (ECDL); one of the research centers within NIE’s Office of Educational Research (OER) will also be at the event to share more on their research programmes. 
Please click here to view the programme schedule. Follow us on Facebook for updates!

To Register


By registering, you have given NIE your consent to collect, use, disclose and process your personal data for the purpose of :
(a) facilitating, processing, dealing with, administering, and managing your entry into our lucky draw. This would include contacting you or communicating with you via email for the purposes of administering and/or managing the lucky draw;
(b) conducting research, analysis and development activities (including but not limited to data analytics, surveys and/or profiling) to improve our services and facilities in order to improve any of our academic courses or programmes; and
(c) providing and sending you information, materials and/or documents relating to activities, events, products and/or services administered, provided, managed, conducted and/or promoted by us, via electronic transmission to your email address(es) or any new or amended email address(es) that you may provide us with from time to time) unless otherwise stated.

Why Register?

Goodie bags are given to all registrants at our Registration counters situated at Block 1 foyer and Block 7, LT1 area. 

Registering also qualifies you to our lucky draw prizes. Remember to print out the confirmation email, head down to the Registration booth and drop your confirmation slip into our Lucky draw Bowl!

Do note that you will have to be present at the event to be able to receive the prize, and trust us, you do not want to miss out on them:)

How do I get to NIE?

By Shuttle Bus

There will be free shuttle buses available for visitors coming from Pioneer MRT (in front of Blk 651A) to NIE. Visitors also have the option to take the shuttle bus back to Pioneer MRT.

By SBS Bus

Take bus numbers 199 and 179 from Boon Lay Interchange. Frequency reduces after 7pm. You can stop at the overhead bridge between the NIE and NTU campuses. 


Alight at Boon Lay MRT (where the bus interchange is) or Pioneer MRT. For more information, you may visit

By Car

From PIE (towards Tuas), take Exit 36

  • Turn right onto Jalan Bahar. You will see a sign directing you to NIE/NTU.
  • Turn left into Nanyang Avenue and drive approximately 1.5km until you reach the main entrance of NTU.

From the PIE (towards City/Changi), take Exit 38

  • Turn left off the slipway. You will see a sign directing you to NIE/NTU.
  • Follow the road on the left then turn right onto Nanyang Drive.
  • Continue to drive along Nanyang Drive, past Nanyang Terrace staff housing and go over the crossroads with Nanyang Avenue.
  • Approximately 1km after the crossroads you will see an overhead bridge over the road; to the right is NIE campus and to the left is NTU campus.

From AYE (towards Jalan Boon Lay), take Exit 17 (signposted Jurong Bird Park)

  • Follow the sign to Jalan Boon Lay. Approximately 2km along this road, you will see a sign directing you to NIE/NTU.
  • Turn left into Nanyang Avenue and drive approximately 1.5km until you reach the main entrance of NTU.

You may wish to park at Carpark 1, 2 or 7 for your convenience.

Where will I be able to get updates on the Open House?

Follow us on Facebook @ for updates on GPL's activities.

We'll see you there! :) 

Note: Photographs or video recording will take place at the Graduate & Professional Learning Open House 2015 for corporate purposes. Please indicate if you should wish not to be photographed or video recorded at the event at point of registration. For those who do not indicate, it will be registered that you are agreeable to all event photography and filming.