Corporate Development

CPD and ACIS Planning Workshop

For the first time, a group of 45 colleagues from the Corporate Planning and Development (CPD) and Academic Computing and Information Services (ACIS) divisions came together for a combined planning workshop held at the NUSS Guild House (Suntec City) on 12 and 13 January 2012.

Sixth EW Barker Professor

The Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS) Academic Group hosted Professor Stuart Biddle, Physical Activity and Health at Loughborough University (UK), from 9 January to 3 February 2012 as Singapore’s Sixth EW Barker Professor.

EW Barker Scholarship and Barker’s Challenge 2012

The Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS) Academic Group’s annual event, EW Barker Scholarship and Challenge 2012, was successfully held on 3 February 2012 at the NIE Triangle.

A Celebration of Diversity and Inclusivity in Music Education Students

Singapore was the point of convergence for the 11th Cultural Diversity in Music Education (CDIME) conference organised by the UNESCO-NIE Center for Arts Research in Education (CARE).

Farewell to Assoc Prof Kelly Tang

On the night of 18 November 2011, Associate Professor Kelly Tang of the Visual and Performing Arts Academic Group was conferred the Cultural Medallion, Singapore’s highest arts honour, by Singapore President Mr Tony Tan at the Istana.

First Cloud - Information Communication Technology

In 2003, an increase in education research projects demanded greater infrastructure support from Information Communication Technology (ICT).

NIE Staff Lunch 2012

The NIE Staff Lunch 2012 was anything but boring on 11 February 2012 at the Grand Mandarin Ballroom. The theme “NIE Goes to the Movies!” transformed the venue into a colourful masquerade of Hollywood “stars” by staff of National Institute of Education (NIE).

NIE Long Service Award 2011



The iCarnival held on Wednesday, 8 February 2012 at the Student Hub (U.I.D.) saw about 400 participants consisting of NIE trainee teachers, academic and non-academic staff actively partaking in the array of show-and-tell booth activities and other fun activities on that day.

Prominent Visitors

A delegation from Thailand’s Commission for Higher Education (CHE) led by Professor Vicharn Panich, Chairman of CHE and Chairman of Mahidol University Council, visited NIE on 13 January 2012 to know more about NIE’s strategy for academic and research excellence, academic staff career tracks, and quality management framework.

NIE Staff Survey

The NIE family had reason to celebrate at the start of the new year with the release of the Staff Survey results which took place in October 2011.

Singapore Sports Council: Vision 2030

With Vision 2030, we asked a question: How sport can best serve our people, to enrich our lives, to ignite our love of country.

NIE Council

The National Institute of Education warmly welcomes two new members of the NIE Council, which began a new term from January 2012 to 31 December 2014.


The month of January and February 2012 is off to a rousing start at the National Institute of Education with these latest announcements already creating a buzz in the community…

Latest English language book launched by NIE and the University of Malaya

NIE’s Associate Professor Low Ee Ling, Associate Dean for Programme and Student Development and Professor Azirah Hashim from the University of Malaya edited this volume which provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the features and policies of the varieties of English language in Southeast Asia.