Head of School of Applied Sciences

Message of the Head of School

The School of Applied Sciences houses three departments: Design and Technology, Home Economics, and Movement and Physical Education. Our undergraduate and post-graduate programmes prepare our students for careers in teaching and allied industry. Our dedicated academics take pride in providing hands-on and real-life experiences to our students, helping them develop the skills and knowledge that will help them thrive as future teacher leaders in their respective field.

Academics in the School are involved in teacher education, curriculum development and research in pre-primary, primary and secondary education. We firmly believe in research and collaboration with schools and stakeholders in the community to help teachers and administrators master the intricacies of the ever-changing reality. Many of our staff are actively involved in consultancy at national and regional levels as well as community outreach programs impacting the educational sector and beyond. Holistic education is at the core of our educational philosophy.