Lim Lai Cheng
Lim Lai Cheng
Dr. Lim Lai Cheng is Executive Director of the Academy for Continuing Education, Academic Director of the Office of the Provost, and Fellow of the School of Social Sciences at Singapore Management University (SMU). She oversees SMU’s SkillsFuture agenda, continuing education and technology-related innovation in teaching and learning. She has extensive experience in the Singapore Education System: as teacher, head of department, deputy principal, and principal of three schools (the last of which was Raffles Institution, Singapore) before her current appointment, and from her key roles in corporate communications, curriculum planning, and policy development at the Education Ministry’s headquarters.
Dr. Lim is a Director of the Principals’ Academy, Inc. in Singapore. She holds a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree from Cambridge University, a Master’s in Language Education from the Nanyang Technological University, and a Doctorate in Education from the University of London. Her key research areas are technology integration in education, blended learning, and gamification.
Dr. Lim is advisor to several education foundations in Sweden, Slovakia, South Africa, and Russia. She is also involved in education projects in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. She was conferred the Chevalier Dans L’ Ordre Des Palmes Academiques by the French Education Minister in 2012 for her key role in advancing educational collaboration and initiatives between France and Singapore.