Associate Professor Eddy K. M. Chong is currently the Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Diploma in Education. As a musician cum music educator at the National Institute of Education (NIE), he maintains a portfolio of music and music-education related activities. He teaches courses primarily related to music theory and analysis at the diploma, undergraduate, and postgraduate levels. Having completed his doctorate in Music Theory, he has since developed an interest in music theories across different cultures. In teacher education, he focuses on the secondary level but has in recent years extended his teaching purview to the primary level; his work as Assistant Dean has further broadened his scope as a teacher educator. He regularly conducts in-service workshops/courses for O- and A-level music teachers, and serves as a consultant to a number of schools on music-curricular matters as well as a panel member in syllabus-review committees at the invitation of the Ministry of Education (Singapore). He received the NIE Excellence in Teaching Commendation in 2008 and 2009. His personal teaching philosophy and practice are founded on a belief in the importance a good balance between strong subject content knowledge (and skills) and sound pedagogical content knowledge. He also strives to harness ICT as a teaching tool and platform to meet the learning needs and preferences of the web generation as Singapore moves towards being a SMART nation.