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The dynamism of the EC sector in Singapore inspires NIEC to be nimble with our approach to serve, guide and develop preschool educators for the good of our children. NIEC is managed by a diverse Senior Management team, working closely with the Board to ensure that concrete plans are progressively implemented over time, and milestones are in place for NIEC to work towards realising our Vision of being the leading institute for early childhood educators – Inspiring excellence in practice.


Board Of Directors
As At 31 March 2022

The NIEC Board is entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring that NIEC is governed and managed responsibly and prudently to achieve organisational effectiveness and sustainability.




Front Row (Left To Right)

Mr Lim Kok Kiang
Board Member

Principal and CEO,
Ngee Ann Polytechnic



Ms Low Khah Gek
Board Member

Chief Executive Officer,
Institute of Technical Education



Mrs Loke-Yeo Teck Yong
Board Member

National Institute of Early Childhood Development



Ms Melissa Khoo

Deputy Secretary
(Higher Education and Skills),
Ministry of Education



Professor Christine Goh
Board Member

National Institute of Education



Mr Peter Lam
Board Member

Principal and CEO,
Temasek Polytechnic



Ms Fang Eu Lin
Board Member

Partner, Risk Assurance,
PwC Singapore



Back Row (Left To Right)

Dr May See
Board Member

Senior General Manager,
MY World Preschool Ltd



Professor Ho Lai Yun
Board Member

Emeritus Consultant,
Singapore General Hospital



Dr Christine Chen
Board Member

Association for Early Childhood Educators



Ms Zaiton Mohd Ali
Board Member

General Manager,
Iyad Perdaus Ltd



Associate Professor Sirene Lim
Board Member

Vice Dean and Head, Early Childhood Education, Singapore University of Social Sciences



Professor Tan Ooi Kiang
Alternate Director to Professor Christine Goh

Deputy Provost (Education),
Nanyang Technological University



Senior Management Team
As At 31 March 2022

The NIEC Senior Management team has executive responsibilities for the implementation of NIEC’s strategic directions, programmes and delivery of performance objectives. Director, NIEC helms the organisation with the support of Divisional Director, Corporate Development.


Academic Divisions in the areas of Curriculum & Programmes (C&P), Faculty & Leadership Development (FLD) and Student & Academic Services (SAS) are each led by a Dean.


Campuses are led by their respective Campus Heads, who oversee their campus-based teams of faculty and day-to-day course delivery.


Corporate Divisions in the areas of Communications & Business Development (CBD), Finance & Administration (F&A), Human Resource (HR), Information Technology (IT) and Strategic Planning & Organisational Excellence (SPOE) are each led by a Head/Assistant Head.



Front Row (Left To Right)


Ms Tham Foong Chue
Campus Head, NIEC (NP)



Ms Yin Tong
Divisional Director,
Corporate Development



Mrs Loke-Yeo Teck Yong
National Institute of Early Childhood Development



Dr Ho Yin Fong
Dean, Faculty & Leadership Development,
Campus Head, NIEC (City)



Ms Dorcas Tang
Campus Head, NIEC (ITE) & NIEC (TP)



Back Row (Left To Right)

Mr Lai Garluck
Head, Information Technology



Ms Wong Mun Ee
Head, Finance & Administration



Ms Rosewati Sukiman
Head, Human Resource



Ms Doreen Lim
Head, Communications & Business Development



Dr Lucy Quek
Dean, Curriculum & Programmes



Ms Wong Thim Chun
Registrar/Dean, Student & Academic Services