taught in the Singapore secondary schools and worked in the Ministry of
Education HQ before joining NIE/NTU. He has experience in teaching Design &
Technology, Mathematics and Computer Applications. In his service with MOE, he
held the positions of Head of Department; Curriculum Specialist; and Senior
Curriculum Specialist for Design & Technology education.
As a subject specialist, Jason has experience in the review of textbooks;
review and revision of the syllabuses; monitor schools' programme; conduct
workshops for teachers; conduct talks for pupils; advise schools on related education
matters; write guidebooks for teachers; and conduct and administer
national coursework examination exercise.
Jason is committed to work involving Design
& Technology education in the secondary schools and in furthering the
professional interests of the Design & Technology fraternity.
- MEd, NTU,
- BEng in
Civil (Hons), NTU, Singapore
- Adv Dip
in D&T, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore
- Dip Ed
(Credit), Institute of Education, Singapore
- Dip in
Civil Eng, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore
- International Technology Education and Engineer Association, USA
& Technology Association, UK
- Design & Technology Educator Society, Singapore
- External Examiner, NTU-Art Design Media –
Product Design (2009 – present)
& Technology Subject Syllabuses (Secondary) – Syllabus Review Committee
Member, Ministry of Education, (2009 – present).
of Education, D&T Awards Evaluation Panel member (2005 – present).
- Knowledgeable Others – Broadrick Secondary
D&T Pupils Seminar – Organising Committee Member (2003 – present).
Member, Design & Technology Educator Society, Singapore (1988 – present).
- Judge for
design competition: TKKYIA; St Andrew’s Secondary School Millennium Race;
D&T Awards Evaluation.
Conferences and Workshops
- Tan, S.C., Jason (2016, November). “Mind-Sketch Model In-action”. Keynote Address, Design & Technology Fraternity Meet 2016, Singapore.
- Tan, S.C.J. (2010, November) – Keynote address at the 2nd
Assembly of Youths for Environment (2010), Theme: Tomorrow’s Future, Today’s
Action; co-organised by Queensway Secondary School and Singapore
Polytechnic. Topic: “Learning to be
Creative for an environmentally sustainable future”
- Tan, S.C.J., (2009, November) – Lead Speaker, Seminar cum Workshop in
conjunction with the 19TH Teachers’ Day Celebration 2009, Theme: “TEACHING
QUALITY AND STANDARD: IT MATTERS IN THE CLASSROOM IN SPN21”, Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam. Topic: Design and Technology: the
- Tan, S.C.J., & Chia, S.C. (2009, March). The Use of TabSketchTM
in Idea Growing. Paper presented at The 4th World Teachers' Day in Thailand
and 12th UNESCO-APEID International Conference - Quality Innovations for
Teaching and Learning, Bangkok.