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NIE Postgraduate & Continuing Education Fair 2020

    The NIE Postgraduate & Continuing Education Fair 2020 Goes Virtual!

    Join us on 
    Saturday, 16 May 2020, 10am to 4pm, for a series of activities as we share more about our higher degree and professional development programmes and courses that are suitable for both educators and working professionals passionate about lifelong learning!

    Follow us on our Facebook page to stay updated on the event!

    Should you have queries on our programmes and courses, feel free to contact us via the email addresses below:

    For admissions and application related matters - 
    nieadmpp@nie.edu.sg
    For programme related matters - 
    higherdegrees@nie.edu.sg



  • Time Programme

    10.00am - 10.20am

    Welcome and ‘live’ chat with Associate Professor Ang Keng Cheng, Dean,
    Graduate Studies and Professional Learning
    (Livestream on NIEGPL Facebook page)

    10.25am - 10.45am

    Introduction and key highlights of the PGCE virtual fair

    11.00am - 11.45am

    ‘Live’ webinar with e2i Singapore and Southwest CDC on “SkillsFuture Advice”
    Click here to register for the webinar. 
    (Livestream on NIEGPL Facebook page)

    12.45pm - 1.30pm

    ‘Live’ chat with Associate Professor Hairon Salleh, Assistant Dean,
    Higher Degree by Coursework
    (Livestream on NIEGPL Facebook page)

    2.00pm - 2.30pm

    Short video to introduce PLaCE@NIE by Dr Trivina Kang,
    Associate Dean, Professional and Leadership Development
    (Livestream on NIEGPL Facebook page)

    3.00pm - 3.30pm

    Closing remarks by 2 emcees and a short video by
    Associate Professor Cheung Yin Ling, PGCE Virtual Fair Organising Chair & Associate Dean, Outreach and Engagement


    Be sure to join us from 10am-4pm for our 'Live' Q&A session on Slido, with the event code, #NIEPGCE2020.

  • Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC) Academic Group
    ALC which comprises three divisions: namely, the Chinese, Malay and Tamil Divisions, aims to produce excellent educators and researchers who are devoted to mother tongue language education for the nation. This is done by laying a firm academic scholarship for mother tongue language teachers and equipping them with relevant pedagogical and IT skills, curriculum design, innovation and evaluation, as well as up-to-date knowledge and skills in education research.

    To learn more about our faculty research interests, click here.


    English Language and Literature (ELL) Academic Group
    ELL focuses on research and education in the areas of English Language, Linguistics and Literature. We provide a rigorous and intellectually-challenging yet practice-relevant English education and have a research culture that embraces diversity and multidisciplinary perspectives. Our faculty consists of international scholars engaged in cutting-edge research in a wide variety of areas. Focusing on the theory-practice nexus in education, we are committed to developing and mentoring critically engaged, socially responsible, knowledgeable, and passionate English educators for the 21st century classroom.

    To learn more about our faculty research interests, click here.


    Humanities and Social Studies Education (HSSE) Academic Group
    HSSE constantly engages in both educational and discipline-related research to meet the needs of educators in the knowledge-based economy of the 21st century. With expertise in the areas of History, Geography and Social Studies content and pedagogy, HSSE offers professional development and higher degree programmes designed for humanities educators and educational leaders, as well as those interested in advancing their professional knowledge, through disciplinary and interdisciplinary explorations of humanities education.

    To learn more about our faculty research interests, click here.


    Learning Sciences and Assessment (LSA) Academic Group
    LSA is an interdisciplinary academic group focusing on understanding learning and assessment. The learning sciences focus on both formal and informal learning that involves designing, implementing, integrating the learning environments for pedagogical innovations, with or without technologies.

    The assessment focus is concerned with the recognition, reporting, rewarding and ramifications of learning and achievement. It envisages and evaluates the process and outcomes of learning in measurable and also in holistic ways for both summative and formative purposes.

    The academic group is committed to quality scholarship, inquiry into the relationship of theory and practice, research in diverse educational contexts that contribute to the existing knowledge base and expertise in Singapore and the global teaching and learning community.

    To learn more about our faculty research interests, click here.


    Mathematics and Mathematics Education (MME) Academic Group
    MME is committed to developing scholars of mathematics as well as mathematics education researchers and professionals. It comprises highly committed and dedicated academics from different backgrounds and experience in mathematics and mathematics education. Apart from constantly seeking new and innovative ways of delivering mathematics content and pedagogy courses in an effort to develop best practices, MME also engages in research in mathematics education and various fields of mathematics to meet the needs of scholars and educators within a rapidly changing and increasingly technological environment.

    To learn more about our faculty research interests, click here.


    Natural Sciences and Science Education (NSSE) Academic Group
    NSSE integrates several science content and pedagogical disciplines with a strong multidisciplinary approach to teaching and research. With this integration, disciplinary barriers between the sciences and related pedagogies are removed to pave the way for greater interaction and teamwork among academics and students alike. Research by biologists, chemists and physicists in NSSE is centred on many areas of current cutting-edge science such as agrobiotechnology, plasma physics, biological chemistry and materials science, while the science educators focus mainly on maximising the potential of every child with research on students’ learning approaches, problem-solving skills and new pedagogies in science.

    To learn more about our faculty research interests, click here.


    Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS) Academic Group
    PESS offers a variety of programmes in Physical Education (PE) & Sports Science and Sport Science & Management. With state-of-the-art facilities and well-qualified local and international academic staff, PESS provides a holistic and unparalleled learning experience that prepares graduate students for career advancements in the field of PE and Sports Science.

    To learn more about our faculty research interests, click here.


    Policy, Curriculum And Leadership (PCL) Academic Group
    The work at Policy, Curriculum and Leadership (PCL) Academic Group (AG) focuses on interdisciplinary topics in educational policies, curriculum and leadership studies and other related topics to generate innovative and critical insights and advance these fields for scholarly and professional impact. The AG is constituted by professors, lecturers and senior educators (seconded teaching fellows) from the MOE. Faculty members study, lecture and research in these areas to communicate reflective and evidence-informed ideas through its courses and programmes.

    To learn more about our faculty research interests, click here.


    Psychology and Child & Human Development (PCHD) Academic Group
    PCHD consists of academics, researchers and educators specializing in diverse fields such as early childhood education, special educational needs, learning sciences, motivation, prevention science, cognitive science and mental health.

    As scholars and educators, we see ourselves as facilitators and mediators who make research and knowledge in the fields of educational and counselling psychology, early childhood education and special educational needs more accessible to the community.

    We believe in developing people professionally and creating learning communities that enable the acquisition of professional knowledge, skills and proficiency as well as the formation of lasting interest groups to promote good practices and values at the workplace and in educational settings.

    To learn more about our faculty research interests, click here.


    Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) Academic Group
    VPA which comprises skilled faculty in Drama, Music and Visual Art, provides educators with relevant theoretical discussion, engaged artistic practice and innovative artsbased pedagogy for constructing and conducting dynamic learning experiences in arts education. All VPA programmes are designed to equip educators with the knowledge, skills and experience they need to teach, facilitate and steer learning in, through and about the arts. These are done through theoretical seminars, practical workshops, performances and exhibitions, field-work and critical reflection. The aim is to encourage educators to develop a vibrant and cutting-edge landscape of arts education in Singapore schools, incorporating key attributes of thinking and learning that characterise students of the 21st century.

    To learn more about our faculty research interests, click here.



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  • Learn more about our programmes and advice by our Academic Groups and SkillsFuture Singapore!

    SkillsFuture-Advice

    SkillsFuture Advice

    By e2i Singapore and South West CDC
    (in representation of SkillsFuture Singapore)
     

    Discover SkillsFuture initiatives that can support your skills upgrading needs at this FREE 45-min workshop.

    At the workshop, you can get to:
    •  Understand how to plan for your career and skills upgrading
    •  Find out about free profiling tools to set your career direction
    •  Find out about programmes and subsidies for skills upgrading

    More than 100,000 individuals have participated in the workshop to understand how they can embark on skills upgrading. Register now to join us for free!


    ALC-CL

    From Learner, Educator to Researcher: Mother Tongue Teachers’ Professional Development (Chinese Language)

    By Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC) Academic Group 

    To be an education researcher is one of the key components of Chinese language teaching in the 21st century.

    The programme equips educator with in-depth and wide knowledge of theoretical and practical issues with current linguistic theories and research methodology pertaining to language teaching and learning. It aims to develop educators’ critical understanding and capacity in the effective research and teaching of Chinese Language.

    To view the slides, click here.


    ALC-ML

    The Arif Budiman Educator: Mother Tongue Teachers’ Professional Development (Malay Language)

    By Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC) Academic Group 

    An Arif Budiman educator is well-equipped with the knowledge and understanding of a 21st century Mother Tongue Language teacher. The programme equips participants with the latest in research-based curriculum and pedagogical knowledge, revisit their understanding of Malay literature and culture, and enhance their critical perspective of literacy issues and research matters.

    To view the video, click here.


    ALC-TL

    The Future Tamil Singaporean: Mother Tongue Teachers’ Professional Development (Tamil Language)

    By Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC) Academic Group 

    This Master’s programme aims to share the curriculum pedagogy, the best features of Tamil community, literature, and diaspora with a critical perspective of learn and share with the research based evidences collected and collated from the homes, classrooms, community and research literature.

    To view the slides, click here.


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    How to have Both: Shakespeare for Real Life

    By English Language and Literature (ELL) Academic Group 

    In this session, the speaker hopes to use kinesthetic, IT and other modern teaching methods to demonstrate why Shakespeare is a) still important, b) life and work enhancing and c) a joy.

    The speaker will also suggest that what is key is the demolition of bardolatry, replaced by an affectionate irreverence for “big Willy” and a passionate proactive inquisitiveness for the roads less travelled in Shakespeare’s writings.

    To view the slides, click here.


    ELL-Memes

    Memes as a Genre: Digital Nonsense or a Powerful Cultural Form?

    By English Language and Literature (ELL) Academic Group 

    In this session, participants will be able to glimpse what a Masters-level class in the Applied Linguistics programme looks like. Participants will be transported into the world of discourse studies where we will try to make sense of memes as a seemingly nonsensical yet ubiquitous new media genre.

    To view the video, click here.


    Geospatial Technologies in Humanities

    Geospatial Technologies in Humanities

    By Humanities and Social Studies Education (HSSE) Academic Group 

    This course is specifically designed for professionals who is willing to upgrade and expand their skills in remote sensing technologies to practically address some of the critical human-driven environmental issues both in global and regional scales.

    To view the slides, click here.


    LSA

    Empowering Teaching, Training and Learning using Technologies

    By Learning Sciences and Assessment (LSA) Academic Group 

    Technology has transformed the way we teach and learn. Educators need to be equipped with the knowledge and skills in designing learners’ learning experiences and environment with technology. In this talk faculty from the Learning Sciences and Assessment Academic Group will share their various higher degree programmes and in-service courses on technology enhanced learning and assessment.

    To view the slides, click here.


    MME

    Be A 21st Century Mathematics Educator

    By Mathematics and Mathematics Education (MME) Academic Group 

    This session will introduce participants to opportunities at the National Institute of Education that educate 21st Century mathematics educators. Past and present research undertaken by both faculty and graduate students will be showcased. Significant aspects of graduate programmes will also be shared.

    To view the slides, click here.


    NSSE

    Science as Practice

    By Natural Sciences and Science Education (NSSE) Academic Group 

    The science education research literature has evolved over the years. While the skills in the discipline of science used to be commonly referred to as “science process skills”, the term “scientific practices” has replaced the old term. What does it mean to view “science as practice”? This masterclass will shed some insights on this revised worldview about science.

    To view the video, click here.


    PESS

    Exercise and Sports Science: Preview of Psychology of Physical Activity and Research Methods

    By Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS) Academic Group 

    Physical inactivity is a major non-communicable disease worldwide. Since the significance of regular physical activity to physical and psychological health have been shown, it is important to understand how to measure and promote physical activity for health. This course also prepares student to undertake independent research in exercise and sport studies.

    To view the slides, click here.


    Future-Ready

    Future Ready Learners

    By Policy, Curriculum and Leadership (PCL) Academic Group 

    The purposes of education are to enable the individual/learner to continue learning beyond graduation, co-create and co-shape a sustainable future in the society, economy, and environment. Find out about how the Future-ready Learners’ Framework, a multi-dimensional framework can redefine successful education/schools in the areas of future-ready for learning, lifework and living.

    To view the slides, click here.


    The-Lightness-of-Decision-making

    The Lightness of Decision-making

    By Policy, Curriculum and Leadership (PCL) Academic Group 

    Air is all around us but we feel not its weight. So it is with curriculum decision-making. Although educators constantly make decisions about why, how, and what we teach, we hardly pay attention to these questions till we are given the time and platform to do so. Join us and take this opportunity to learn about the various attributes of curriculum decision making today!

    To view the video, click here.


    MALEC

    Master of Arts (Leadership and Educational Change) at NIE

    By Policy, Curriculum and Leadership (PCL) Academic Group 

    This is an innovative programme with a dual focus on organisational and curriculum leadership. It aims to prepare educational leaders to go beyond organisational leadership towards embracing leadership capacities in curriculum, teaching and learning.

    Jointly taught by two internationally-renowned teacher education institutions, the NIE NTU, Singapore and Teachers College (TC), Columbia University, New York, this programme prepares a new generation of educational leaders for Singapore, the Asia-Pacific region and the larger international community. It also provides opportunities to build new cross-national learning communities and fraternities steeped in both local and global perspectives.

    To view the video, click here.


    PCHD-SE

    Empowering Ourselves to Enable People with Disabilities

    By Psychology and Child & Human Development (PCHD) Academic Group 

    The MEd (Special Education) programme brings together passionate professionals from many different organisations in the field of special education and offers them the opportunity to network with and learn from one another. In this masterclass session, we will showcase how this programme can empower professionals to elevate the field of special education.

    To view the slides, click here.


    PCHD-EC

    Equipping Educators in the Care and Teaching of Young Children

    By Psychology and Child & Human Development (PCHD) Academic Group 

    The presentation will showcase the MEd (Early Childhood) programme. The sharing will detail how the programme aims to empower professionals and practitioners in the field of early childhood education through deepening their skills, knowledge and dispositions in working with young children.

    To view the slides, click here.


    PCHD-MACG

    Help Others Live Better: Becoming a Professional Counsellor Today!

    By Psychology and Child & Human Development (PCHD) Academic Group 

    Whether you are considering a career in counselling or advancing your knowledge as a practitioner, our MA programme in Counselling and Guidance is the right choice for you. We prepare you for fulfilling careers in professional counselling in educational, social service, health care and private organisational settings.

    To view the slides, click here.


    PCHD-MAAP

    Professionalism in the Practice of Psychology in Singapore

    By Psychology and Child & Human Development (PCHD) Academic Group 

    In today’s sharing session, we will showcase how the MAAP programme contributes to the enhancement of professionalism in the practice of psychology in Singapore by equipping students with a robust scientific approach to solving real world problems in the 21st Century.

    To view the slides, click here.


    VPA

    Inquiring into the Arts

    By Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) Academic Group 

    Alongside VPA staff from Art, Drama and Music, you will be engaged with provocations and trial activities that enable you to consider how inquiry into the arts, through our higher degree courses, can support your continuing education, life-long learning and ability to navigate research landscapes that are responsive to rapid technological and pedagogical change.

    To view the video, click here.


    PLaCE

    Professional Development@NIE

    By Office of Graduate Studies & Professional Learning (GPL) 

    This session will present a brief overview of opportunities for professional development at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University. It will also provide information of funding schemes currently available for participants interested in pursuing professional development courses at NIE. The session will conclude with a short sharing of a professional development course available in NIE.

    To view the video, click here.


    Postgrad

    The Value of Postgraduate Studies

    By Office of Graduate Studies & Professional Learning (GPL) 

    This talk focuses on the question, “Why pursue postgraduate degrees (e.g., graduate diplomas, master’s degrees, doctoral degrees) which are seemingly more theoretical when micro-credential certifications are made more available to adult learners?” – in the context of the Singapore SkillsFuture (SSG) movement, where the idea of skills has received increasing emphasis.

    To view the slides, click here. Catch A/P Hairon Salleh on 16 May as he will be doing a live sharing on our Facebook page .



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    • Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC) Academic Group

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    • Learning Sciences and Assessment (LSA) Academic Group

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    • Mathematics and Mathematics Education (MME) Academic Group

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    • Natural Sciences and Science Education (NSSE) Academic Group

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    • Policy, Curriculum And Leadership (PCL) Academic Group

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    • Psychology and Child & Human Development (PCHD) Academic Group

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  • Don't know what to expect at the fair? Watch the video below!





    Closing Remarks
    By Associate Professor Cheung Yin Ling, PGCE Virtual Fair Organising Chair & Associate Dean, Outreach and Engagement




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