The NIE Strategic Vision 2022 (“NIE 2022”) is the culmination of a three-year strategy development and stakeholder engagement process. With the theme, “A Future-Ready National Institute of Education,” the new NIE 2022 highlights the Institute’s aim to be a leader of the future of education in Singapore and internationally.
As Singapore’s national institute for teacher education and only institute for teacher accreditation, NIE’s mission is to inspire learning, transform teaching and advance research in education.
NIE focuses on delivering future-ready programmes and pedagogies underpinned by a “life-long, life-deep, life-wide and life-wise” philosophy. The Institute also strives to lead innovations in pedagogies and in the development and design of learning technologies.
To meet the lifelong learning needs of in-service teachers, educators and other professionals, NIE offers flexible and rigorous professional learning courses and modules that are stackable towards advanced diplomas and higher degrees.
Research at NIE helps to inform education policy and contributes to the enhancement of learning and teaching within NIE and in the schools. The notion of purposeful learning frames research at NIE and shifts the emphasis away from learning for preparation or performance to learning for passion and interest.
NIE continues to establish, extend and deepen collaborations and impact with key stakeholders and strategic partners. Through evidence-informed programmes designed in collaboration with the Singapore Ministry of Education and delivered by expert teacher educators, NIE makes a positive impact on the quality of the teaching profession and teaching practices that in turn enhance the quality of learning in our schools.
Last but not least, NIE endeavours to build an adaptable, professional and service-oriented institutional core of faculty and staff with a trust-based culture and a solutions mindset.
I am confident that NIE 2022 will focus our efforts towards taking the Institution to greater heights in the coming years and make us ready to embrace future opportunities and challenges.