From Mar 11, 2018 to Mar 14, 2018
Duy Tan University, 03 Quang Trung, Đà Nẵng, VIET NAM
Leong. Helene Director, Department of Educational Development (EDU), Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore. Co-chair of CDIO Asian Region and Singapore Polytechnic’s (SP) CDIO representative
Helene Leong is responsible for faculty development and leading new educational initiatives in the Polytechnic. She has been in charge of the implementation of CDIO in SP since 2006 and has conducted numerous workshops on the CDIO approach to rethinking engineering education around Asia. Prior to joining SP, she was a senior curriculum specialist in the Ministry of Education (Singapore) involved in the development and introduction of the teaching of critical and creative thinking skills in schools in Singapore. She has conducted numerous workshops on promoting Critical and Creative Thinking, and Creative Problem Solving for teachers. In recent years, she has conducted workshops on the implementation of CDIO for educational institutions in Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, and led a 3 year project on the implementation of Academic Quality Management in Vietnam.