Dr Foo Suan Fong

Executive Director 

Tel : (65) 6467 5667 #205
Fax : (65) 6467 1278

Email : suanfong.foo@sccl.sg

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Educational Background

Doctorate of Philosophy, (Ph.D), Chinese Language and Literature
Fudan University, People's Republic of China

Master of Philosophy, (M,Phil), Chinese Language and Literature
The University of Hong Kong

BA (Hons), Chinese Studies
National University of Singapore

BA
National University of Singapore

Leader in Education Programme (LEP)
National Institute of Education, NTU

Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary), Distinction Award
National Institute of Education, NTU

Teaching and Research Experience

Executive Director
Singapore Centre for Chinese Language
2016 ~

Principal
Dunman High School
2009 - 2016

Nan Hua High School
2003 - 2009

Vice-Principal
Jurong Junior College
2001 - 2003

Curriculum Specialist / Chinese Language and Literature
Curriculum Planning and Development Division, Ministry of Education
1997 - 2001

Specialist Inspector / Chinese Language and Literature
Curriculum Planning Division, Ministry of Education
1992 - 1995

Chinese Language Teacher
Anderson Junior College
1986 - 1991

Other Professional Experience

Advisor
Chinese Studies Alumni of the National University of Singapore
2014

Vice-Chairman
The Society of the Chinese Education, Singapore
2013

Member
MOE Teaching and Learning Steering Committee
2012

Member
MOE Chinese Language Review Committee (CLRC)
2010

Member
MOE Chinese Literature Syllabus Review Committee
2010

Trustee
Public Hygiene Council, NEA
2010

Member
MOE Scholarship, Recruitment of teacher and Bicultural Interview Panel
2009

Trustee
Singapore Chinese Teachers Union (SCTU)
2008

Courses Conducted

  • School Management and School Leadership
  • The Teaching of Chinese Language
  • Chinese Literature and Culture

Research Interests

  • Research in Educational Leadership, School Management and School Culture
  • Curriculum Leadership
  • Modern Chinese Literature
  • Teaching and Learning of Chinese Language and Culture

Others (awards, contribution, etc)

  • Lien Ying Chow Fellow, under the Lien Ying Chow Legacy Fellowship at Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
  • National Day The Public Administration Medal (Bronze)

Selected Publications

  1. Foo, S.F. (2009) Telling Stories Applying Principles: A Journey on School Management. Singapore: Academy of Principals.
  2. Foo, S.F. (2003) A Study of Lao She’s Short Stories. Singapore: The Singapore Chinese Teachers Union.

  1. Foo, S. F (2013). Leadership features and professional development: A comparative study of principals in China and Singapore, and their future collaboration. In On the Cusp of Change: Six Studies of Modern China. Singapore: Lien Ying Chow Legacy Fellowship, Nanyang Technological University.

  1. 符传丰、苏启祯(2020)新加坡华文教师中华文化素养初探,《国文天地》,35(9),44-58。
  2. 符传丰(2020)排斥与融合——语文中的文化,《国文天地》,35(9),32-37。
  3. 张丽妹、符传丰(2018)新加坡小学华文教师评估素养培训需求调查,《华文学刊》,16(2),54-65。
  4. Foo, S.F., & Zhang, Y.M. (2013) The Balance of Art and Science of Leadership -- A Dunman High School Perspective. International Review of Contemporary Learning Research, International Journal (Peer Review), 2 (2), pp. 89-98.
  5. Foo, S.F., & Zhang, Y.M. (2013) The Balance of Art and Science of Leadership -- A Dunman High School Perspective. International Review of Contemporary Learning Research, International Journal (Peer Review), 2 (2), pp. 89-98.
  6. Zhang, Y.M., Lin, T., & Foo, S.F. (2012) Servant Leadership: A Preferred Style of School Leadership in Singapore. Journal of Chinese Management Studies, 6 (2).

  1. Zhang, Y.M., & Foo, S.F. (2012) The Balance of Art and Science of Leadership -- A Dunman High School Perspective. Paper presented at Academy of Principals Singapore (APS) Conference, Singapore.