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Tai Chong Toh

Our Singapore Reef

Dr. Toh Tai Chong is a marine biologist and he currently lectures in a residential college in the National University of Singapore. For the past ten years, he has been working with local communities in Southeast Asia to conserve coral reefs and to develop reef restoration techniques. To date, he has published more than 50 publications related to marine conservation. Within the college, he collaborates with a multidisciplinary team to teach topics related to sustainability and conservation. His pedagogical research focuses on interdisciplinary learning, experiential learning and staff-student partnership, and he has won 10 teaching awards. Outside of work, he is the co-founder of Our Singapore Reefs and he works closely with private and public sectors to reduce the impacts of marine debris. He speaks frequently at local schools on a range of environmental issues and has facilitated workshops for school teachers to develop their environmental education curriculum. He graduated with a BSc (Biological Sciences) from Nanyang Technological University and a PhD (Life Sciences) from National University of Singapore. He holds professional certificates in education awarded by Singapore University of Social Sciences, University of Newcastle and Harvard University.