TALIS Governing Board Delegation Visits NIE

TALIS Governing Board Delegation Visits NIE

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Talis Govn Board Delegate Visits NIE_24March2016_
From left to right: Professor David Hung (Associate Dean, Education Research [ER]), Mr Chan Tee Miang (Divisional Director, Corporate Planning and Development [CPD]), Professor Michael Chia (Dean, Faculty Affairs [FA]), Professor Christine Goh (Dean, Graduate Studies and Professional Learning [GPL]), Ms Ximena Dueñas (Director General, Colombian Institute for the Assessment of Education – ICFES, Colombia), Associate Professor Low Ee Ling (Head, Strategic Planning and Academic Quality [SPAQ]), Mr Shinichi Yamanaka (Senior Adviser, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan), Ms Siv Hilde Lindstrøm (Head of Department, Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training, Norway), Professor Tan Oon Seng (Director, NIE), Ms Chin Oon Ying (Branch Manager, Australian Department of Education and Training, Australia), Ms Lin Huiyuan (Senior Research Analyst, Ministry of Education, Singapore), Mr İlkay Aydın (Head of Research Development and Project Department, Ministry of National Education, Turkey), Mrs Susan Wee (Deputy Director, Research and Evaluation, Planning Division, Ministry of Education, Singapore), Professor Paul Teng (Principal Officer, NIE), Associate Professor Liu Woon Chia (Dean, Teacher Education [TE])


Delegates from the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) Governing Board meeting, hosted by MOE on 22–23 Mar 2016, visited NIE on 24 Mar 2016. The TALIS delegates were interested to learn more about how Singapore educates its teachers. NIE Director and Senior Management hosted the group and enlightened the guests with an overview of NIE and Singapore’s initial teacher preparation and professional development programmes. The delegates were also given a tour of NIE’s signature collaborative classroom. Singapore participated in this important meeting, which the Director-General of Education, MOE was Singapore’s representative on the Governing Board. TALIS aims to provide internationally comparable information to help countries review policies for developing a high-quality teaching profession. The visiting delegates represented education systems in Australia, Colombia, Japan, Norway and Turkey.

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