Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Hairon Salleh
Associate Dean, Graduate Education by Coursework, Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning
Associate Professor, National Institute of Education - Policy, Curriculum and Leadership
Journal Articles (Central)
Hairon, S., & Chai, C.S. (2017). Editorial: The learning revolution: From pedagogues to designers of learning. Learning: Research and Practice, 3(2), 79-84.

Hairon, S., Goh, J.W.P, Chua, C.S.K, & Wang, L.Y. (2017). A research agenda for professional learning communities: Moving Forward. Professional Development in Education, 43(1), 72-86.

Hairon, S., & Tan, C. (2017). Professional Learning Communities inSingapore and Shanghai: Implications for Teacher Collaboration. Compare: A Journal of Compar ative and International Education, 47(1), 91-104.

Wang, A., Chai, C.S., & Hairon, S. (2017). Exploring the impact of teacher experience on questioning techniques in a Knowledge Building classroom. Journal of Computers in Education, 4(1), 27-42.

Hairon, S. (2016). Facilitation for Prof essional Learning Community Conversations in Singapore. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 36(2), 285-300.

Tan, C., & Hairon, S. (2016). Education Reform in China: Toward Classroom Communities. Action in Teacher Education, 38(4), 315-326.

Hairon, S., & Goh, J.W.P. (2015). Leadership for collective learning: A distributed perspective. International Business Education Journal, 8(1), 79-94.

Huffman, J., Olivier, D., Wang, T., Chen, P., Hairon, S., & Pang, N. (2015). Global conceptualization of the professional learning community process: Transitioning from country perspectives to international commonalities. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 19(3), 327-351.

Hairon, S., Goh, J. W. P., & Chua, S. K. (2015). Teacher leadership enactment in PLC c ontexts: Towards a better understanding of the phenomenon. School Leadership and Management, 35(2), 163-182.

Hairon, S., & Goh, J.W.P. (2015). Pursuing the elusive construct of distributed leadership: Is the search over?. Educational Management, Administration and Leadership, 43(5), 693-718.

Hairon, S., Goh, J.W.P., & Lin, T.B. (2014). Distributed leadership to support PLCs in Asian pragmatic Singapore schools. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 17(3), 370-386.

Hairon, S. & Tan, C. (2013). Novice teachers learning from others: Mentoring in Shanghai schools. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 38(3), 152-165.

Hairon, S., & Dimmock, C. (2012). Singapore schools and professional learning communities: Teacher professional development and school leadership i n an Asian hierarchical system. Educational Review, 64(4), 405-424.

Books (Central)
Hairon, S., Chua, S.M., & Tan, C. (2007). Knowledge & inquiry: an introduction to research skills. (PP. 123). Singapore: Pearson/Prentice-Hall.

Book Chapters (Central)
Hairon, S., & Goh, J.W.P. (2018). Teacher leaders in professional learning communities in Singapore. In Harris, A., Jones, M., & Huffman, J.B. (Eds.), Teachers leading educational reform: The power of professional learning communities(PP. 86-99). New York: Routledge.

Goh, J.W.P., Lee, O.K. & Hairon, S. (2017). Assessing Students' Growth in Mathematics and English Language in Singapore: The Practice, the Evidence and the Perceptions. In Eryaman, M.Y. and Schneider, B. (Ed.), Evidence-based and Evidence'-informed Educational Policy, Research and Practice for the Public Good [Series t itle: Educational Governance Research](PP. 97-123). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Hairon, S., Tan, K.H.K., Lin, T.B., & Lee, M.M.S.K. (2017). Grappling with Curriculum Leadership Theory in School. In Tan, K.H.K., Heng, M.H., & Ratnam-Lim, C. (Eds.), Curriculum Leadership b y Middle Leaders: Theory, Design and Practice(PP. 10-25). Abingdon: Routledge.

Hairon, S., & Tan, C. (2015). Developing Teachers through Professional Learning Communities in Singapore and Shanghai. In Myint, S.K. (Ed.), Science Education in East Asia: Pedagogical Innovations and Research-i nformed Practices(PP. 407-424). Singapore: Springer.

Hairon, S., & Goh, J.W.P., & Teng, A.K.W. (2014). Professional learning communities in teacher internship programme in Singapore. In Calvo de Mora, J. & Wood, K. (Eds.), Practical Knowledge in Teacher Education ' Approaches to Teacher Int ernship Programs(PP. 195-209). New York: Routledge.

Hairon, S. (2011). Professional learning communities in Singapore schools: potentialities and issues. In Choy, W., & Tan, C. (Eds.), Education reform in Singapore: critical perspective(PP. 149-164). Singapore: Pearson Prentice Hall.

Hairon, S. (2010). Action research in Singapore education - constraints and sustainability. In Campbell, A.,& Groundwater-Smith, S. (Eds.), Action research in education(PP. 513-523). London: Sage.

Conference Papers (Central)
Conference Papers Published in Proceedings

Hairon, S., & Goh, J.W.P. (2017, February). Teacher Leadership in Singapore and Its Potential. Asia Leadership Roundtable, 0, 1-17.

Hairon, S. (2016, March). Instructional Leadership in Teachers Leading Professional Learning Communities: An Asian Singapore Perspective. Asia Leadership Roundtable, 1, 1-24.

Hairon, S. (2015, May). Professional Learning Communities in Singapore: Critical Success Factors. Global Perspectives on Deve loping Professional Learning Communities, 1, 1-13.

Hairon, S., & Gopinathan, S. (2015, March). Predictors of Instructional Leadership in Singapore School System: Reflections on Preliminary Findings in the Context of Asian Knowledg e Building. Asia Leadership Roundtable, 1, 1-7.

Hairon, S., Goh, J.W.P., & Diwi, A. (2014, December). Challenges to PLC Enactment in Singapore Hierarchical School System. Speaking back through research 2014 AARE/NZARE Conference Proceedings, 1-17.

Hairon, S., & Goh, J. W. P. (2 014, November). Leadership for Collective Learning: A Distributed Perspective. Asia Pacific Conference on Educational Management and Leadership 2014: Shaping Global Educational Leaders and Managers, 1, 1-18.

Keynote Speeches & Editorship of Special Issues (Central)

Editorships of Special Issue of Journal

Hairon, S., & Chai, C.S. (Ed.) (2017). Learning: Research and Practice, The Learning Revolution: From Pedagogues to Designers of Learning, 3 (2).

Keynote Addresses

Hairon, S. (2017, September). ASEM LLL Hub & 13th ASEF Class Net Conference -Theory Meets Practice: Teacher Training in the Digital Era. KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Leading Impactful Professional Learning Communities, Zug, Switzerland.

Hairon, S. (2013, June). International Seminar: Agents of Change - Celebrating Teachers. KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Teachers as Agent s of Change in Singapore Schools through PLCs, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Other Research Outputs/Projects (Central)

Professional Articles

Hairon, S. (2014, July). ICSEI Express and Digest Uncovering Effective PLC Conversations:An Ethnographic Study of Three PLCs in Singapore Schools, 5/1, 7-10.

Hairon, S. (2014, January). SINGTEACH Teachers as researchers, 46, NA.

Goh, J.W.P ., Ng, P.T.,Ng, D.F.S., Hairon S. & Choy, W.K.W. (2013, June). Research in Education (REed) Guest Editor for "School Leadership", 10, 1-10.