TAN Geok Chin Ivy

Associate Professor

Humanities & Social Studies Education (HSSE)

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B.A.Hons. (NUS, Sing), M.Ed.(NTU, Sing) Ph.D. (NTU, Sing)


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Research Interests
Cooperative Learning Practicum, Environmental Education, Geography Education, Mentoring, Social Studies Education

  • Dr Ivy Tan is the Associate Professor at the Humanities and Social Studies Education Academic Group in the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She has taught as a geography teacher and has been the Head of the Humanities Department in secondary schools. She has also been a Gifted Educational Specialist in the Ministry of Education. She has co-authored two books: Group Investigation and Student Learning: An experiment in Singapore Schools, (2006, published by Marshall Cavendish) and Organizing Schools for Productive Learning (2008, published by Springer). Presently she serves as a steering committee member of the International Geographical Union Commission on Geographical Education, a regional representative of the International Association for the Study of Cooperation in Education; and an executive committee member of the South East Asian Geography Association. 

    • Geography Education
    • Environmental Education
    • Social Studies Education
    • Cooperative Learning
    • Practicum and Mentoring

    • Geography Education
    • Social Studies Education
    • Cooperative Learning