Professor LOW Ee Ling is currently Dean, Academic & Faculty Affairs and the immediate past Dean, Teacher Education at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. She is a a Professor of Education (Applied Linguistics and Teacher Education) at the English Language & Literature Academic Group, NIE, NTU, Singapore.
She obtained her BA (with Direct Honours) from the National University of Singapore (NUS), an M.Phil and a PhD in Linguistics (Acoustic Phonetics) from the University of Cambridge, UK under the NTU-NIE Overseas Graduate Scholarship. She was also awarded the Ministry of Education’s Humanities Scholarship which she pursued at Raffles Junior College. She won the Fulbright Advanced Research Scholarship in 2008 which she spent at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College.
Professor Low is an internationally renowned expert in Teacher Education and World Englishes and is constantly invited to deliver keynote addresses in both these disciplines. Locally, she serves in a leadership role in many local committees in partnership with the Ministry of Education. Internationally, she is appointed as a member of the OECD Education 2030 Scientific Committee and the Forum for World Education (FWE) Steering Committee. She is Singapore’s representative for the Global Education Innovation Initiative of Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Education 2030 initiative. She also serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education (BAGCED), De La Salle University. Most recently, she was recognized for her exemplary scholarship by the Academy for Leadership in Teacher Education (ALiTE), University of Hong Kong.