CHIA Ti Yong Alexius

Position
Senior Lecturer

Designation
Associate Dean, Practicum & Partnerships

Department
Office of Teacher Education (OTE), English Language & Literature (ELL)

Office Location
NIE2-03-112A

Education
BA(Hons), PGDE, MA (Applied Ling), PhD (Education)

Email
alexius.chia@nie.edu.sg

Office Telephone Number
67903325

Research Interests
Curriculum implementation and School reform, Literacy, Multi-literacies, Multimodality, Schooling and Gender

  • Alexius started his career teaching English Language and Literature to secondary school students. Before he joined NIE, he was a Head of Department/English Language & Literature at two local Singapore schools. At NIE, he has held the following positions: Assistant Dean, International & School Partnerships, Office of Teacher Education (2015-2018), Head of the Teachers Language Development Centre (2012-2015), PGDE(Sec) Coordinator (2007-2012), English Language Content Enhancement Programme Coordinator (2008-2009). He is currently the Associate Dean, Practicum & Partnerships at the Office of Teacher Education.

    Although the bulk of his work revolves around teacher education programmes, Alexius remains very much in touch with schools. He continues to engage teachers through workshops, talks and research projects.

    Alexius received the NIE Excellence in Teaching Commendation in 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2014. He was also awarded the NTU Nanyang Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2010

  • Programmes which Alexius teaches on:

    Management & Leadership in Schools (MLS) – Secondary English

    Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) - EL/Curriculum Studies

    Bachelor of Arts (Education) – EL/Curriculum Studies

  • Alexius received the NIE Excellence in Teaching Commendation in 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2014. He was also awarded the NTU Nanyang Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2010.