Kaycee Chan graduated from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) with a Bachelor’s Degree majoring in Physical Education (PE) and Physics. He went on to pursue a Master of Philosophy at the University of Queensland under the Ministry of Education’s Postgraduate Scholarship and subsequently attained his PhD in the area of Sports Pedagogy. He has also attended the Management and Leadership in Schools Programme conducted by the National Institute of Education (NIE).
Kaycee has more than 15 years of experience in education. In the span of his career, he has held the positions of Subject Head of PE, Head of Department of PE and Co-Curricular Activities as well as Curriculum Planning Officer at the Physical and Sports Education Branch, Ministry of Education.
He was one of the curriculum writers for the Physical Education Teaching and Learning Syllabus (2014) and played an active role in the review of assessment in PE. Kaycee was the lead secretariat for the review the National Physical Fitness Award (NAPFA) in 2013, which led to a policy change in the conduct of NAPFA test at the primary, secondary and pre-university levels, among other important initiatives to enhance the quality of teaching and learning of PE in schools.
Apart from his work in school, Kaycee is an associate lecturer at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and has helped to develop a course for the university’s Bachelor of Sports and Physical Education Programme. He has also taught at NIE, NTU as an adjunct lecturer/consultant, contributing to the professional development of both pre-service and in-service teachers.
As a passionate physical educator, Kaycee firmly believes that Experiential Education through PE, Sports and Outdoor Education will provide students with a unique experience of adventure, physical and sporting pursuits underpinned by SOTA’s holistic education philosophy of experimentation, expression and discovery.