Kok Siang is a Senior Lecturer in Science and Chemical Education at the National Institute of Education. He was a school science/chemistry teacher since 1989 with Manjusri Secondary School where he also served as the Head of the Science Department. He then joined the NIE in 2000 to help train pre- and in-service teachers. Much earlier in his career, before joining the teaching profession, he worked in the chemical fluid purification industry (with Pall Corporation) and then as a quality assurance chemist in the pharmaceutical industry (with Glaxochem, now known as GlaxoSmithKline).
- Assessment in School Science (including Assessment for Learning and Differentiated Assessment)
- Pedagogy in Affective Learning Domain (values education, 21st Century Competencies)
- Reflective pedagogy in the classroom/laboratory (workshops for teachers and reflective classroom/laboratory lessons for students)
- Teaching and learning issues on Science Practical Assessment (including scaffolded laboratory instructions)
- Professional reflective practice for teachers
- School-based Collaboration, Affective Learning in Science Education (ALiSE, completed 2016)
- Co-PI, Formative Assessment (NIE, completed, 2016)
- Co-PI, Science Teacher Preparation in APEC Economies (International, completed 2016)
- Graduate Research Supervisor, Scaffolding (PhD Research, Graduated 2016).
- School/Institution-based Collaboration, Integrating Student Learning and Teaching of Science (ISLeTS, on-going since 2016)