SOTA: School of the Arts Singapore

Deputy Director, Technology Management & Services
 

Lim Bock Boon
Lim Bock Boon
Faculty of Mathematics
  • Subject Head, IBCP
  • Faculty of Student Care
Lim Bock Boon graduated with a Master of Science (majoring in Mathematics) from the National University of Singapore (NUS), and obtained his Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore. In 2011, he completed the Management and Leadership in Schools Programme where his curriculum leadership, management and innovations were honed. He has also undergone International Baccalaureate’s specialised training in teaching Mathematics. Amongst his teaching achievements, he was presented the PS21 Outstanding Activist Award (2011) for his outstanding contribution in promoting innovation in the organisation, the NIE Caring Teacher Award (2012, 2014), and the Excellence Service Award (Star).

Bock Boon taught Mathematics at the Junior College and Secondary levels. He is trained in School Based Gifted Education and is experienced in mentoring students for Mathematics projects, having won awards in the Singapore Mathematics Project Festival and Youth Science Conference. To stoke interest in Mathematics and extend learning beyond the classrooms, he introduced Mathematical Modelling where students learn how Mathematics can be used to model everyday activities. He has strong interest in research in Mathematics teaching, and has presented his papers in several local and overseas conferences. His research in Mathematics teaching has won him the Gold Award in National Innovation Quality Circle Convention (NIQCC) by SPRING Singapore, and the MOE Innergy Award (Bronze).

Bock Boon played the trumpet in the Concert Band during his schooling days. He also served as the teacher-in-charge of Concert Band for a few years and has brought his students to participate in overseas exchange programmes. He firmly believes in authentic learning experiences in Mathematics, and aims to make Mathematics both enjoyable and meaningful in the classroom.