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General Office, Asian Languages & Cultures
Academic Group:
+65 6790 3516 ( Tel )
+65 6896 9033 (Fax)

Postal Address:
Malay Languages & Cultures Department
National Institute of Education
Nanyang Technological University
Block 3, 3rd Storey
1 Nanyang Walk
Singapore 637616

Mdm Saripah Basir


Picture above: Diploma Yr 1 students having fun whilst learning about the theory of constructivisim and collaborative learning in class.

The lecturers and students from our department are involved in various interesting and lively campus activities. We welcome your involvement in all our activities! The following features highlights of some of the activities.

Jan-June 2014

Highlights: Malay Literature Assessment workshop by Master Teacher (Mr Muslim Hanafiah), Malay Literature Teaching and Learning Package Exhibition by Final Year BA students, Moral Education Lesson Exhibition by Diploma Year 1 students, Outdoor and Experiential Learning by BA and Diploma students in various courses including a trip to Pulau Penyengat, Riau Indonesia.

July-December 2013

Various sessions by teacher-practitioners and experts in their own fields are invited to share their experiences and knowledge with student teachers. These sessions are organised periodically to enrich students' campus life.

Hari Raya Celebration "The Price is Raya" - 28th August 2013: The celebration of Eid with GOH Prof Michael Chia (Dean OFA)

Jan-June 2013

Seminar Pendita Dr. Muhammad Ariff Ahmad - MAS Yang Kukenal organised by the department with the support of NLB, was held on Saturday, 26th January 2013 at NLB. The seminar featured over ten discussions on the contributions of Dr Muhammad Ariff Ahmad in various fields. Two renowned invited speakers were Professor Emeritus Abdullah Hassan (Malaysia) and Dr Tenas Effendy (Indonesia).

The Jalinan-Budi Seminar Series 2013 organised by the department featured insightful sharings by Dr Azhar Ibrahim Alwee and Ms Humairah Bte Zainal.

Jan-Sept 2012

The Jalinan-Budi Seminar Series 2012 organised by the department promises exciting and fresh perspectives from renowned scholars generating interest in research and inquiry, especially in the areas of Malay education, language, literature and culture.

March 2012

A special edition of the department's Jurnal e-Utama has been published on the 1st of March 2012. Visit the special edition of the online journal at

July 2012

A symposium on Standard Malay Language Pronounciation was organized by the Malay Language and Culture Department NIE on 4th July 2012 in conjunction with Malay Language Month 2012. The symposium aimed to solidify the use of standard Malay Language pronounciation and ensure its continuity in Singapore's education system. Three papers were presented in this symposium:
1) Menelusuri Sejarah Pembakuan Sebutan Bahasa Melayu by Associate Professor Dr Roksana Bibi Abdullah
2) Perancangan Sebutan Baku: Tinjauan Terhadap Kerasionalan by Mr Mohd Aidil Subhan Bin Mohd Sulor
3) Sebutan Fonemik: Satu Penyelesaian Pragmatik Permasalahan Sebutan Baku by Associate Professor Dr Paitoon M.Chaiyanara

September 2012

Perbayu NTU with the support of the Malay Language and Culture Division, Asian Languages and Cultures Academic Group, NIE organised the 2012 Hari Raya Celebration at LT8, NIE on the 5th of September 2012.

On the 5th of September 2012, a Malay literature teachers sharing session was organised for students from the Teaching of Malay Literature modules with the aim to
expose participants to experience and skills in the teaching of Malay literature in secondary schools in Singapore.
Topic: Malay literary activities and programs in secondary schools and its challenges
Presenter: Mr Muslim Hanafiah (Lead Teacher, Yusof Ishak Sec Sch), Madam Rasidah Mohd Rasit (Subject Head, Tanjong Katong Sec Sch, Mr Sazali Sahri (Subject Head, Bukit Panjang Govt High Sch)

On the 6th of September 2012, a Teacher-writer sharing session was organised for students from the Teaching of Malay literature module and any teacher trainee interested
with the aim of gaining knowledge from a teacher-writer.
Topic: The relevance of literature in career in education
Presenter: Mr Roslie Buang Sidik (Head of Dept For Languages and Aesthetics, Fernvale Pri Sch), who is a teacher and also a writer.


In the media

4th July 2012, Berita Harian :Simposium cari huraian permasalahan sebutan baku

5th July 2012, Berita Harian: Simposium usul sebutan baku terus diperkasa

7th July 2012, Berita Harian (Forum): Ke arah bahasa saintifik dan artistik

Archive of MLCD's Activities (2011)


Calendar of Activities

Students, please visit the official NIE website to get the latest news on happenings in NIE.