Dr Fong Yoke Sim
Before joining Tembusu College, Dr FONG Yoke Sim was a Senior Lecturer with the Centre for English Language Communication (CELC). Over 25 years, she designed, coordinated and taught both postgraduate and undergraduate courses, the most recent being the IEM, The Internationalisation of Higher Education: Impact and Challenges. She also supported NUS colleagues in the EnglishAssist programme. Her pedagogical efforts have been recognised in various Annual Teaching Excellence Awards at centre, college and university levels.
Yoke Sim’s research interests include higher education, intercultural communication, learner strategies and motivation. She is the author of the book, Learners in Transition: Chinese Students' Journeys from EFL to ESL and EIL (2019), book chapters and journal papers. She holds a PhD from the University of Nottingham, an MSc from the University of Edinburgh and a BA from the University of Singapore, besides a Dip-Ed and a Dip RSA.