Horn Mun Cheah

Professor Cheah Horn Mun


College of Interdisciplinary & Experiential Learning

Tel: +65 6248 6130

Email: aG1jaGVhaEBzdXNzLmVkdS5zZw==

Educational Qualifications

  • 1991

    MPhil and PhD, Cambridge University, UK

  • 1988

    BA (Physics), Cambridge University, UK

Academic and Professional Experience

  • 2008 - 2012

    Director, Education Technology Division

  • 2003 - 2008

    Associate Professor/Dean, Foundation Programmes, NIE

  • 2000 - 2003

    Divisional Director, Academic Computing and Information Services, NIE

  • 1999 - 2000

    Associate Professor/Sub-Dean, Deputy Head of Centre for IT in Education, NIE

  • 1994 - 1998

    Lecturer, NIE

  • 1992 - 1994

    Senior Scientific Officer, Singapore Institute of Standards and Industrial Research

Horn Mun Cheah and Kenneth Y T LIM (2015).
Mediating approaches to the use of ICT in Teaching and Learning through the lenses of ‘Craft’ and ‘Industrial’ Educator”. Journal of Computers in Education. Pg. 1-11.

Horn-Mun Cheah and Laura Lynn Lee;
‘Two Decades of ICT Masterplans: A Comparison’, European Conference on Technology in the Classroom (pp. 51-69), Brighton, UK (2015).

Chew Leng POON, Sean TAN, Horn Mun CHEAH, Pik Yen LIM and Hui Leng NG;
‘Student and Teacher Responses Across Collaborative Problem Solving and Learning Through Digital Networks in Singapore’; In Patrick Griffin and Esther Care (Eds) Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills. Springer (2015), Pg 199-212.

HM Cheah and Kenneth Lim,
‘Fostering adaptivity through systemic reform: Transforming education through the framework of ‘Preparing Students Abilities and Competencies through Education in Singapore (PACES)’; In Hung, D, KYT Lim and SS Lee (Eds) Adaptivity as a transformative disposition for learning in 21st century. Springer (2014) Pg. 201-228.

Lim Cher Ping and Cheah Horn Mun;
‘Situating Practitioner Research in Future Schools’, in ‘A School’s Journey into the Future’; Pearson (2010) Pg. 3-14.

HM Cheah, (2010).
‘National Strategies to Build a Technology Workforce’. International Encyclopaedia of Education, 3rd Edition. Elsevier, 66-72.

Lee, Y.-J., Hung, W.L.D., & Cheah, H.M.
‘IT and educational policy in the Pacific-Asian region’, In J. Voogt & G. Knezek (Eds.), International handbook of information technology in education. Dordrecht: Springer (2009) Pg.1119-1132

Horn-Mun CHEAH, Chew-Leng POON and Thiam-Seng KOH.
‘Preparing Science Students for the Future in Singapore’. Japan Journal of Research in Science Education 50 (1) (2009) 93-103.

Cheah Horn Mun and Wong, Philip.
‘Current Status of ICT in Education in Singapore’, invited paper for KERIS’s comparative ICT studies (2007). Published in Korean Journal of Education 1(1), 23-73.

Hung WL David, HM Cheah, H Chun and WS Cheung;
‘Engaged Learning: Making Learning an Authentic Experience’; Teaching and Learning, 25 (1) (2004) 1-17

Cheah, H.M., Hung, D., Wong, P.
‘Design-Artifacts in Learning: The Mediation of Emotions and Ideas for Innovation’; Educational Technology 44 (6) (2004) 46-50

PME Shutler and HM Cheah;
‘Applying Boltzmann’s definition of Entropy’; Eur. J. Phys. 19 (1998) 371.

A Porch, HM Cheah and JR Waldram;
`Microwave response of aligned YBa2Cu3O7 powders’; Physica B 165 (1990) 1197-8.

HM Cheah, A Porch and JR Waldram;
‘Microwave conductivity of powdered, unaligned YBa2Cu3O7’; Physica B 165 (1990) 1195-6.

2015 - Present
Singapore Centre for Chinese Language (SCCL) Board Member

2015 - Present
R&D sub-committee, SCCL, Chair

2001 - 2014
Next-TELL, International Advisory Member

2009 - 2014
ATC21S Board member

2010 - 2014
MOE MTL Steering Committee

2008 - 2014
MOE Masterplan III Exco Committee

MOE National Education Committee

MOE Curriculum 2015 Taskforce

MOE Teacher Development and Recognition Review Committee

MOE Teach Less Learn More Steering Committee, member

2001 - 2003
MOE IT Masterplan II Steering Committee, member

2001 - 2003
E-learning Competency Centre Steering Committee, chair

2000 - 2002
Asian Physic Olympiad 2002 Organising Committee, chair

Public Administration Medal (Silver) 2012 - National Day Honours List

Public Administration Medal (Bronze) 2003 - National Day Honours List

Led team to Bhutan to develop ICT policy and computer science syllabus development

Consultant to Abu Dhabi feasibility studies project

Led team to study Science and Technology and e-learning in developing member countries, ADB project

Led team to Qatar on independent school policy formulation

Led team to develop and implement Leaders and Educators in Asia Programme for education capacity building in Manila

Effective Integration of IT into education. Assessment of 21st Century skills.

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