NIE NTU Singapore celebrates the 14th Caring Teacher Awards

This press release was issued by the National Institute of Education on 27 Sep 2022.

SINGAPORE - The National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University (NIE NTU), Singapore, in partnership with ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. held the 14th Caring Teacher Awards (CTA) 2022 Presentation Ceremony at the NUS High School of Mathematics and Science on 27 Sep 2022.

Supported by the Ministry of Education, this well-recognised teaching award garnered more than 11,000 nominations and participation from 239 schools. An external panel of judges subsequently selected four National Level Award winners and six National Commendation Award winners for their outstanding commitment to the holistic development of students.

Guest-of-Honour Dr Maliki Osman, Second Minister for Education, presented the awards to 10 teachers comprising five Primary, three Secondary and two Junior College/Centralised Institute educators at the NUS High School of Mathematics and Science.


First presented in 1996, the awards are aimed at acknowledging and rewarding local school teachers who through their daily deeds and actions, exemplify the values of caring, sharing and concern for the academic, moral, social, emotional and mental welfare of their students.

Schools are invited to submit up to five nominations. Of these, a preliminary round is conducted to shortlist outstanding candidates for the National Level Award. Thereafter, the shortlisted National Level Award nominees are invited to meet an external panel of judges who will select the National Level Award winners.

The remaining nominees are recognised as National Commendation Award winners. All nominees are highly regarded by the local school community as nurturers, inspiring individuals and mentors.

Additional information

More information on the Caring Teacher Awards can be found here, including photos from the 2022 presentation ceremony.

View NIE's press release here.

Hear from this year's award recipients via this video.

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