Associate Professor Wee Tiong Seah, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, at The University of Melbourne
Wee Tiong SEAH is Associate Professor in Mathematics Education at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne, Australia. He is also Research Fellow of Zhejiang Basic Education Research Center, China.
Before embarking on a career as an academic, Wee Tiong has had extensive professional experience in mathematics teaching and pastoral care across a range of school settings in Singapore and Australia.
Wee Tiong’s current research focus is on the development of enabling valuing amongst students and teachers, and on the role of artificial intelligence programs in complementing mathematics teachers’ professional practice. He currently coordinates a 19-country research consortium in a series of research studies relating to the harnessing of values to promote positive mathematics learning outcomes, to develop teacher self-efficacy, and to empower students to regulate their mathematics anxiety.
Wee Tiong is co-Director of the University of Melbourne Numeracy R-3 Professional Development program (2019 – 2021), designed for South Australia Department for Education. He was also a member of the Australian federal government’s Expert Advisory and Research Group, and conducts professional development workshops for teachers, principals and school leaders. He conducts collaborative research and consultancy activities in no less than 8 countries across Australia and Asia.