Manager, Engagement, Planning and Research (IN-Learning) [NIE]

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Singapore,
Job Type: FullTime

ABOUT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION (NIE)

The National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore, is Singapore’s national teacher education institute, and we are proud to be an integral part of the nation’s education service. We play a key role in the preparation of teachers and in the provision of teacher professional and school leadership development programmes. We are committed to our vision of being An Institute of Distinction: Leading the Future of Education, and our mission to Inspire Learning, Transform Teaching and Advance Research. Read more about NIE here .

The Manager, Engagement, Planning and Research establishes external partnerships and collaborations, carries out departmental planning and reporting, faculty engagement and outreach, and conducts environmental scans for technology-enabled pedagogical innovations. He/she works with the other units in the department to promote educational technologies and innovations to NIE faculty to improve technology-enabled teaching and learning. This is a 3-year contract position.

Responsibilities

  • Strengthen the culture of innovation in teaching and learning at NIE through the communication and promotion of educational technologies and innovations to internal stakeholders.
  • Promote knowledge sharing to NIE faculty and staff, such as through the development of a knowledge base to capture and disseminate the latest knowledge on teaching and learning innovation and learning resources.
  • Collaborate with the other teams in the Department to promote initiatives under the new Faculty Technology-Enabled Teaching and Learning (FacTEL) Framework and share innovations in teaching, learning and assessment institute-wide.
  • Work with the Faculty Development team in the Department to establish networks and partnerships with universities and industry for collaborative efforts in advancing innovations in NIE.
  • Research and synthesize information on the latest developments in the use of pedagogical approaches and education technology in the local and global teaching and learning landscape.
  • Conduct needs-based and data analysis to inform faculty development initiatives in technology-enabled teaching and learning.
  • Administer the Teaching and Learning Committee’s Incentivising ICT-Use Innovation Grant (I3G) and Irene Tan Liang Kheng Innovation Grant (ITLK IG).
  • Manage corporate reporting and planning for the Department.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day activities and guidance of the EPR team, such as setting targets, implementing guidelines, and lending support with any issues the team members may have.

Requirements

  • A University degree with at least 6 years of relevant working experience.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills to diagnose themes and trends and interpret data for decision-making purposes.
  • Innovative mindset to propose out-of-box solutions to improve existing processes.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Highly motivated, able to work independently yet also a strong team player.
  • Willingness to learn and develop capabilities, and to acquire and share new knowledge.
  • Prior work experience in education/higher education is an added advantage.

Closing Date

The closing date of the advertisement is 4 March 2024. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Other Information

NIE staff can take chartered buses at their own expense from or near their homes to the NIE campus. This is subject to availability of seats.

Hiring Institution: NIE



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