Biography of the Author Jason Tan

Jason Tan

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  1. File photo of NTU undergraduates studying

    Commentary: The tightrope universities walk in tackling orientation activities like the 'kukubird' controversy

    Universities exist within a wider social milieu. Administrators and students cannot afford to ignore the wider repercussions of these activities ...
  2. PSLE results day at Bendemeer Primary School

    Commentary: These PSLE changes won’t fix our national obsession with academic achievement

    Is the education system evolving fast enough? NIE’s Jason Tan dissects the concerns over the new PSLE scoring model.
  3. teacher in vietnam school, classroom

    Commentary: Teachers love their jobs and feel valued but face immense challenges

    Teachers passionate about their work derive intrinsic joy from intangible rewards but many new challenges remain on the horizon, says NIE’s Jason Tan.
  4. Secondary School Students Credit TODAY

    Commentary: What we gain and lose in moving away from streaming

    Streaming may be phased out but moving towards a different form of sorting in the education system has trade-offs, says NIE’s Jason Tan.
  5. Generic preschool image

    Commentary: Effective partnerships with parents require teachers to step back too

    Teachers too must hold back from taking actions that increase parents’ reliance on them, says NIE’s Jason Tan.
  6. swiss cottage secondary NE

    Commentary: Public trust in our educators is fragile and can be easily fractured

    Recent cases of misconduct and alleged impropriety should spur us to think about how to preserve strong relations between educators, students and ...
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    Commentary: What an effective parent-teacher meeting looks like

    Trepidation, anxiety, and perhaps, frustration can be common emotions displayed at parent-teacher meetings. National Institute of Education ...