Mathematics & Mathematics Education
ACADEMIC GROUP

Assoc. Prof. Ng Swee Fong

Teaching Areas

  • Curriculum Studies Modules (Primary)
  • Master in Education Modules on Algebra and the teaching of algebra
  • Inservice Modules on Fostering algebraic reasoning (Primary) and Fostering Proportional Reasoning (Primary)

Research Interest
Ng, Swee Fong is an Associate Professor with the Mathematics and Mathematics Education academic group at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  She is the co- principal investigator with the Applied Cognitive Development Laboratory at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice, also at the National Institute of Education.  Prior to joining the National Institute of Education, she spent about twenty years in Malaysia teaching mathematics at the upper secondary level.  She now works extensively with both pre-service primary mathematics teachers as well as in-service mathematics teachers.  Her other responsibilities include teaching and supervising at the masters and doctoral level.  Her general interest is looking at ways to help improve the teaching and learning of mathematics across the curriculum.  The teaching and learning of algebra is her special interest.