About Teaching and Learning Division

​​​​​​​​​​​​The Teaching & Learning Division (TLD) was set up to provide academic support to SIMPL’s operations. It encompasses the functions of educational development & innovation, lecturer management, learning developme​nt and research.
The TLD Division achieves its aims through teams which include: Learning Technologies & Innovation, Learning Development, Academic Development and Research​.​ 

Learning Technologies and Innovation (LTI) Department 

The role of Learning Technologies and Innovation (LTI) Department includes: 

  • Developing and implementing learning solutions that leverage technology to enhance the quality of academic outcomes
  • Promoting the use of Technology-Enabled Learning among lecturers and students
  • Working closely with relevant stakeholders (e.g. HEs, Academic Division & Academic Development department) to design and support teaching pedagogies that optimize delivery using technology
  • Administering SIM GE’s Learning Management System
  • Providing technical support for teaching & learning equipment (e.g. audio/video recordings, lecture capture system, video conferencing, 3D printing etc.)
  • Keeping updated with trends in educational technology and assessing their suitability for SIM GE’s context
  • Providing support in emergency preparedness to minimize learning disruptions

Learning Development (LD) Department 

The role of Learning Development (LD) Department includes:

  • Providing academic support to students in the areas of academic writing, study skills, personal effectiveness and professional skills
  • Developing student peer support programmes
  • Providing Student Learning Centre drop-in consultations - written and oral communication and quantitative subjects such as Mathematics
  • Developing English language enrichment programmes
  • Providing self-service on-line learning resources for students – e.g. study skills

Academic Development (AD) Department

The role of Academic Development(AD) Department includes:

  • Strengthening and development of the Academic Community in SIM.
  • Conceptualizing professional learning programmes and instructional resources to facilitate scholarly teaching
  • Providing pedagogical support and developing instructional leadership within the Academic Community
  • Leveraging sound research to enhance student learning through evidence-based teaching practices.
  • Supporting the recruitment, deployment and retention of associate lecturers

Research Department 

The role of Research Department includes:

  • Administrating graduate employment surveys for SIMPL’s full-time Bachelor programmes
  • Administrating employer surveys, alumni tracking surveys, and any other surveys related to outcome monitoring as required
  • Conducting statistical studies