Prof. Lim Cher Ping

Prof. Lim Cher Ping's research and development focus has been on supporting the sustainability and scalability of innovations in schools and teacher education institutions.


PhD, Education, University of Bristol (2000)

MEd, Educational Technology, The University of Sheffield (1997)

PGDE, Economics and Mathematics, Nanyang Technological University (1994)


Research Interests

Digital learning for development - Enhancing equity, quality and efficiency in the education sector

Teacher professional development at scale

Blended and online teaching and learning in higher education

Quality assurance of blended and online teaching and learning in higher education

ICT Competency framework and standards for the education workforce (policymakers, leaders, teachers, and support staff)

Education innovation and its sustainability and scalability in education ecological systems

Empowerment of the education workforce to transform existing practices and change conditions

Supporting the learning of students from vulnerable and marginalised groups


Selected publications

Lim, Cher Ping & Zhao, Yong & Tondeur, Jo & Chai, Ching & Tsai, Chin-Chung. (2013). Bridging the Gap: Technology Trends and Use of Technology in Schools. Educational Technology & Society.

Lim, Cher Ping & Tay, Lee & Hedberg, John. (2011). Employing an Activity-Theoretical Perspective to Localize an Educational Innovation in an Elementary School. Journal of Educational Computing Research. 44. 319-344. 10.2190/EC.44.3.d.

Yang, Min & Tai, Mui & Lim, Cher Ping. (2015). The role of e-portfolios in supporting productive learning. British Journal of Educational Technology. 47. 10.1111/bjet.12316.

Xiong, Xi & Lim, Cher Ping. (2015). Curriculum Leadership and the Development of ICT in Education Competencies of Pre-service Teachers in South China. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher. 24. 10.1007/s40299-015-0238-1.

Lim, Cher Ping. (2012). Building the capacity of the next generation of teachers in Asia: Promising practices and lessons learnt. Australasia Journal of Educational Technology. 28. iii-xv.

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