SASMO Advisory Council

Dr Yeo Boon Wooi, Joseph
Dr Yeo Boon Wooi, JosephSAC Chairman
Mathematics professor at Singapore’s National Institute of Education
Recipient of the prestigious Nanyang Excellence in Teaching Award in 2013
First author of the New Syllabus Mathematics used in secondary schools marketed worldwide
Specializes in training in-service math teachers for Singapore’s Ministry of Education
Developed the viral math problem “Cheryl’s Birthday”
Dr Yeap Ban Har
Dr Yeap Ban HarSAC Member
Principal of the Marshall Cavendish Institute
Director of Curriculum and Professional Development at Pathlight School, an autism-oriented K-10 school in Singapore
Advisory board of the SEED Institute and several schools in Singapore and Asia
Collaborates with the Curriculum Planning and Development Division of the Ministry of Education in Singapore regularly
Consultant assisting Brunei’s MOE in their new Math text books and trains Brunei government teachers
Dr Wong Khoon Yoong
Dr Wong Khoon YoongSAC Member
Retired as an Associate Professor in mathematics education from the National Institute of Education and Nanyang Technological University.
Taught mathematics in Malaysia and mathematics education courses in universities in Australia, Brunei Darussalam, and Singapore over four decades
Provided consultancy to Singapore schools and education institutes in Chile, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and the United States
Principal investigator for Singapore in two major international studies on mathematics teacher education
Co-authored a teacher training manual on mathematical thinking for the Australian national statement