We’ve gathered here useful online resources related to teaching and research for all teachers. The list is constantly growing and we welcome recommendations from teachers. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a resource to share with other teachers.
Asia Pacific of Journal Education
Asia’s leading educational foundation and policy journal, APJE is included in the Social Sciences Citation Index and is published by NIE and Taylor & Francis.
CJ Koh Professorial Lecture Series
Each year, outstanding professors in the field of education are invited to give lectures in Singapore under the CJ Koh Professorship in Education programme. This series reports on information shared during each visit.
A peer-reviewed electronic journal related to Humanities (History, Geography) and Social Studies education. Published by the Humanities and Social Studies Education Academic Group, NIE.
Learning: Research and Practice
Published twice a year by NIE and Taylor & Francis, Learning: Research and Practice features articles on learning sciences and educational research. This journal is abstracted/indexed in Educational Research Abstracts Online (ERA) and ACER.
NIE Research Brief Series
This series communicates NIE’s research findings and implications for policy and practice to policy makers, school leaders and researchers and educators.
Pedagogies: An International Journal
Published by NIE and Taylor & Francis, this journal addresses the question of how pedagogy is being transformed to make new knowledge, new expressive modes and, quite literally, new kinds of teachers and learners.
ReEd (Research in Education)
A research bulletin aimed at sharing NIE research with the global community in everyday language. It reflects the breadth and depth of educational research in NIE.
A journal by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Regional Language Centre (RELC) in Singapore. It presents information and ideas on theories, research, methods and materials related to language learning and teaching.
Annotated Bibliographies of Research in the Teaching of English (RTE)
These bibliographies are prepared by the RTE, the flagship research journal of the National Council of Teachers in English. They include a list of sources of a wide range of topics on teaching and learning of languages and literacies.
Educational Research Association of Singapore (ERAS)
ERAS is a non-profit organisation to promote the cause of educational excellence in Singapore and the region via the conduct, promotion and use of relevant educational research.
ELIS Research Digests
This is a series of research literature reviews by the English Language Institute of Singapore (ELIS). It focuses on English language-related issues of interest to the education sector in Singapore. Each digest will review theory and research in a targeted area and summarize the results.
Lupinworks Action Research Articles
A collection of action research articles written by Dr Judith M Newman, an education consultant and university professor whose work involves literacy learning, inquiry education and technology.
Teaching English’s Publications Page
British Council publications and resource packs for teachers. They are evidenced-based and address important issues facing ELT practitioners worldwide.
TeAchnology aims to provide services designed to help educators incorporate technology into modern teaching and learning. Get free printables and other tools to help with designing classroom instruction here.
Marshall Cavendish Education
Marshall Cavendish Education is the leading textbook publisher in Singapore with their core curriculum materials being widely adopted in schools. They provide education solutions of curriculum, technology and professional development to meet the increasing needs of teachers and students in the 21st century.
Academy of Singapore Teachers (AST)
AST was set up to spearhead the professional development of MOE staff. It aims to foster networked learning communities for teacher development and professional sharing for the respective subject disciplines.
Check out this useful collection of resources and teacher packs for a variety of subjects. It also highlights important current education news.
BusyTeacher consists a database of over 15,000 worksheets and lesson plans for teaching English across various ability levels.
This site features crowd-sourced lesson plans and teaching tools by educators around the world. It also highlights interactive learning approaches that use Information and communications technology, such as apps and games.
An educational technology site that features tools, tips, resources, visuals, and guest posts from authors around the world.
Produced by the George Lucas Educational Foundation, Edutopia.org highlights evidence-based strategies and best practices that improve learning and engagement for students.
English Language Institute of Singapore (ELIS)
ELIS is interested in enhancing the communicative effectiveness of English-medium teachers and in growing the pedagogical knowledge and skills of English Language (EL) teachers.
Futurelab at the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) in the UK is committed to developing new approaches to education, teaching and learning. Their research and resources cover many areas, including curriculum innovation, digital literacy and participation, learning spaces, play and computer games, and assessment.
Knowledge Resource Bank
The Knowledge Resource Bank (KRB) is a one-stop classroom resource depository derived from local research done at the National Institute of Education (Singapore). It provides downloadable evidence-based classroom resources for educators.
LD OnLine includes hundreds of articles and resources providing accurate and up-to-date information about learning disabilities and ADHD.
Set up by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US, LEARN NC features innovative practices in education. Look out especially for the Best Practices section, where materials are available for educators to enrich themselves professionally.
Oxford University Department of Education’s Resources
A page with useful resources for teachers to teach literacy, numeracy and others.
PhET is a science website by the University of Colorado that provides fun and free interactive research-based Science and Mathematics simulations for use in lessons. Each simulation is extensively tested and evaluated to ensure educational effectiveness.
Social Studies for Singapore Teachers
A one-stop Social Studies resource portal for Singapore teachers and includes a range of resources related to research in social studies education, pedagogy, and professional development.
Tech for Teachers
Produced by My Teaching Degree, Tech for Teachers is a guidebook that explores unique approaches to bringing technology into the classroom, such as using clickers, tablets, online spaces and apps.
TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing
An offshoot of the popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) initiative, TED-Ed features videos of thinkers, practitioners and educators, all talking about education.
Web English Teacher
Web English Teacher is an English Language resource for teachers who are looking for guidance and inspiration for lesson designs.
Issue37: Creative Thinking with John Yeo
Creativity and creative thinking are the buzzwords in education now. Our Guest Editor John Yeo of the Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Academic Group in NIE talks about how teachers can better respond to the call for creative teaching.
Issue40: Imagining Learning with John Seely Brown
Imagine a classroom in the future. What will the role of the teacher be like 10 years from now? Will teaching and learning be very different from what it is now? “Chief of Confusion” Professor John Seely Brown shares his vision of the possibilities.
21st Century Teachers
Educators share personal stories, videos and pictures about their work on this page.