TAN Ah Hong 陈亚凤


Asian Languages & Cultures (ALC)

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PhD, Shanghai Fudan University
M Phil Degree (Chinese Contemporary Literature), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
BA (Chinese language and literature), National Taiwan University


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Research Interests
Planning and development of syllabus and instructional materials; Young learners with difficulties in learning Chinese Language.

  • Dr Tan was a secondary school Chinese Language teacher for more than ten years before being posted to the Curriculum Development Institute of Singapore (CDIS) to design and develop curriculum. From 1996 to 1999, she was a Senior Head in the Educational Technology Division (ETD). In 2000, she was appointed as Head of Department, Mother Tongue language at Greenview Secondary School, followed by a secondment to the National Institute of Education (NIE) as a Lecturer. She was appointed as Head of Secondary Chinese Language Unit, MOE from 2008-2014. Under her leadership, 120 titles for 5 Chinese Language courses were published during the period 2010 to 2014.

    She joined NIE, Asian Languages and Cultures Academic Group as a Lecturer in Jan 2016.

  • 1980



    Received the Public Service Commission Scholarship Award

    Received the Hong Kong Commonwealth Scholarship Award, MOE

    Received the certificate of appreciation for the Loyal and valued service to the Singapore Government for 35 years.